Tag Archives: glucose

Flu Affect Type 1 Diabetes Patients

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Image is from Breaking Muscle A Harder Fight Those with diabetes who’ve acquired influenza often have a much more difficult time fighting this viral infection. Blood sugar fluctuates with influenza regardless of diabetes, compounding the impact on those who are …

Diabetes Awareness Month

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
Image is from CEAP November of every year is diabetes awareness month. It is a time for people who believe they could be diabetic to get tested and those wanting to learn more about the disease to become educated with …

How to maintain your blood sugar

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Infographic from Frutarom A study on 140,000 people showed that those who eat a Mediterranean diet – plant-based diet, including beans, fruits, vegetables, and nuts – have lower chances of developing diabetes.  The fiber and phytonutrients found in plants help …

Understanding Diabetes and A1C

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Infographic from www.who.int What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease resulting from the actions of the pancreas. The job of the pancreas is to release the hormone insulin that helps your body to both store and use the sugar in the food …

Difference between Type1 and Type2 Diabetes

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Understanding the Difference between Type1 and Type2 Diabetes Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases that occur when blood sugar or levels are consistently high. Food that is eaten is turned into sugars or glucose. When food is turned into …