Too little or too much salt intake may trigger the same risk for diabetics and people with heart disease, according to researchers.
Scientists found a way to use tears instead of drawing blood to test patient’s sugar levels.
A pill could soon be developed to treat or prevent type 2 diabetes after a study made on diabetic mice found a compound, produced naturally by the body has successfully restored blood sugar metabolism to normal.
Fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes and grains are good sources of dietary fiber. It is the component of food that cannot be digested or broken down into energy.
Part of being a good medical practitioner is treating his or her patients with understanding and compassion.
Diabetes can increase the risk of some types of liver disease, with poor blood sugar control increasing the risk.
The traditional method of testing blood sugar levels involves painful pricks on the fingers to draw blood for testing. The inconvenient and painful process may somehow leave diabetics lax in their testing.
A study suggests that millions of people with diabetes are either undiagnosed or poorly treated.
Diabetics are six times more likely to suffer a first heart attack and three to eight times more likely to die for heart disease than those without the disease.
Glycemic index (GI) is a classification of food based on the blood glucose response to a food relative to a standard glucose solution.