Diabetes

Exercises That Help Lower Blood Sugar

September 24 2019

Diabetes is a chronic disease — it has no known cure and that’s why once you get it you have it for life. However, it’s important to note that diabetes is a highly manageable disease. It’s of utmost importance to put it under control in order to spare yourself from the many complications associated with...


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10 Unexpected Reasons Why You’re Thirsty All the Time

March 21 2019

When you feel the need to chug a tonne of water, the reason why is usually clear: You haven’t been drinking enough of it. If you go really hard at the gym or spend lots of time sweating in the sun, you need to replenish the fluid you lose through sweat. Otherwise, you may experience...


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Recipe of the Week: Low-Fat Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Peaches

March 1 2019

Indulge yourself with a lusciously healthy, low-fat panna cotta dessert. Photo credit: Rob Palmer 4:10 Prep | 0:10 Cook | 4 Servings | Capable cooks INGREDIENTS 2 cups buttermilk 2 tablespoons caster sugar 1 vanilla bean, split 2 teaspoons powdered gelatine 400g can Weight Watchers sliced peaches     METHOD Step 1 Lightly grease four 1/2...


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6 Great Workouts to Try If You Have Diabetes

November 8 2018

  Get this: Just 39 percent of adults with diabetes get regular exercise, compared to 58 percent of adults without diabetes, according to a study. If you don’t fall into that 39 percent, you’re missing out on a tremendous opportunity to manage your condition. Regular exercise can help you keep your weight and blood sugar...


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5 Simple Things To Keep Type 2 Diabetes In Check

October 19 2018

Type 2 diabetes is it produces no symptoms during its early stages. Even if there are a few symptoms present, they are so vague that they can be easily associated with other maladies. The problem is this: type 2 diabetes becomes harder to manage the longer it is left undiagnosed. Commonly occurs in people over...


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Natural Ways To Prevent Mealtime Sugar Spikes

October 11 2018

If you have diabetes, you may find it harder to manage your blood sugar (glucose) around mealtime. When you’re done with a meal or snack, your blood sugar will be higher and may stay higher, even a couple of hours after your meal. You may feel dizzy or have a hard time thinking or focusing,...


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10 Unexpected Side Effects of Diabetes

September 20 2018

When we hear “diabetes,” we tend to think of problems with producing insulin and regulating blood sugar. And that’s definitely a key part of this chronic disease, which affects an estimated 1.2 million Australians. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. “Diabetes is like termites, in that it causes slow, hidden, but significant damage in the...


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7 Pre-Diabetes Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

August 28 2018

1 in 3 adults are pre-diabetic. Could you be one of them? Chances are, you think you’d be able to spot the signs you were at serious risk of getting sick. Thing is, you really might not. More than 2 million Australians are pre-diabetic, yet 90 percent of them have no idea. That’s a problem, because...


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Habits That Makes You Prone To Diabetes

August 6 2018

Diabetes is one of the leading cause deaths in the world. It is a disease that can affect everybody. Even the people that are less likely to acquire it. People that exercise every day or have a healthy body weight can still acquire it from maintaining negative habits. Staying up late or struggling to fall...


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5 Strange Symptoms That Could Be Early Signs of Diabetes

March 1 2018

Many people who develop type 2 diabetes have no idea they’re sick until a blood test shows abnormal blood sugar levels, or until their disease progresses and serious complications start to occur. “For the most part, diabetes is silent and insidious,” says Ronald Tamler, MD, director of the Mount Sinai Clinical Diabetes Institute. “Most of...


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