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Kidney Disease Symptoms
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1645 Views
What are the symptoms of kidney disease in diabetes? One of the many long-term complications of type 2 diabetes is kidney disease. This is called nephropathy. Excess glucose in the blood can damage the delicate blood vessels in the kidneys that filter the toxins from our bodies. When the kidneys aren't doing their job, toxins can build up in the blood. What are the symptoms of kidney damage and disease?    AbstractFull Article

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Healthiest Food For Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   462 Views
Who would have thought that the healthiest food you could eat to prevent type-2 diabetes was a carb? Find out more about this quirky finding.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: healthiest food, type 2 diabetes, diabetes

Diabetes Treatments
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   485 Views
Get information on Type 2 diabetes treatments including diet and exercise, self-monitoring, oral medications, injected medications, insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring and more. Useful information about diabetes treatments to keep you well-informed.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: insulin pumps, continuous glucose, diabetes treatments, oral medications, glucose monitoring, information about diabetes, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, diet, exercise

Efficacy of Cinnamon for Diabetes Treatment
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   483 Views
Does cinnamon reduce glucose levels in patients with diabetes? Find out more here.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: glucose levels, diabetes

Carbohydrate Impact
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1529 Views
There is a lot we know about type 2 diabetes management, much of which comes down to diet. Now, if you've just recently been diagnosed with diabetes, the extent to which eating right plays a part in your health may be a bit unfamiliar. Understanding a bit more about blood sugar, and how carbohydrates can impact it, is a good start in schooling yourself on the diet-related ins and outs of your condition.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: diabetes management, type 2 diabetes, blood sugar, diabetes, extent, diet, ins and outs, health

Avocado Nutrition Facts
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   436 Views
Looking for help with your type 2 diabetes meal plan? Need help finding nutrition facts for avocados? If you're trying to add a little variety to your diet and need to keep your blood sugar levels down, look no further than an avocado.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: diabetes meal plan, blood sugar levels, type 2 diabetes, nutrition facts, avocados, avocado, diabetes, diet

Honey Or Sugar - Which Is Better For Diabetics?
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   479 Views
There are lots of opinions out there about the differences between honey and sugar. Read up on which is better if you have diabetes.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: honey, diabetes

Healthy & Easy Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   412 Views
With only 4 ingredients, this is a low-sugar and low-fat peanut butter cookie recipe you can whip up quickly -- and it will taste better than store-bought treats.    AbstractFull Article

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Diabetes Diet Menu Ideas for
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1484 Views
If you're wondering how you are going to be able to squeeze in the time to make your menus diabetic-friendly, this diabetic diet menu should help! It is designed with foods that require little measurement or that come already packed in the appropriate measure. The meals should also require very little prep time.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: diabetic diet menu, prep time, menus, measurement

Diabetic Grocery Shopping
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1546 Views
Grocery shopping can feel totally overwhelming when you are a new diabetic. Even when armed with a great diabetic meal plan - it can still be exhausting to try to translate that into a grocery list, and then to navigate aisles and aisles of a food store. As a diabetic, it is important to keep your home stocked with wholesome, colorful, and fresh foods. When healthy choices are available at arms-reach, it will be easier to stick to your diabetic meal plan.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: diabetic meal plan, healthy choices, fresh foods, grocery shopping, grocery list, food store, aisles

Agave Nectar
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   536 Views
Agave nectar (or syrup) from the Agave plant is commonly used by diabetics and health foodies as an alternative sweetener -- but that doesn't mean you can consume it with abandon. What you need to know if you're a diabetic.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: alternative sweetener, agave plant, foodies, nectar, diabetics, health

Diabetes and Surgery
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1694 Views
Get all your bases covered by being prepared for the risks associated with diabetes and surgery. People with Type 2 diabetes needing an operation have a higher chance for complications.There is a potential domino effect where one complication can lead to another or series of others. Know what to watch for in regards to diabetes and surgery.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: domino effect, type 2 diabetes, diabetes

Pros and Cons of Sugar Free Candy
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   594 Views
If you're wondering whether sugar free candy is an option for you, here are a few points to ponder.    AbstractFull Article


gestational diabetes risks
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   404 Views
Learn about what increases and lowers gestational diabetes risks for both mother and baby.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: diabetes risks, gestational diabetes, mother and baby, diabetes

Diabetes Kidney Disease Diet
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1459 Views
Looking for diet tips for diabetic kidney disease? One of the complications of type 2 diabetes is kidney damage which can eventually result in kidney failure. As kidney function decreases, the kinds of foods you eat become very important. There are three minerals that need to be restricted in your meals as your kidneys lose the ability to filter the blood.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: diabetic kidney disease, kidney failure, kidney damage, kidney function, diet tips, type 2 diabetes, kidneys, minerals, diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Meal Planning
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   418 Views
There are a few methods that can be used for diabetic meal planning. It is good to research more than one, but also important to remember that diabetic diet needs are going to vary by person. Here, two meal planning methods and a sample meal plan.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: diabetic meal planning, sample meal plan, diabetic diet

BUN (Blood Urea Nitrogen)
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1556 Views
BUN (blood urea nitrogen) is a marker of kidney function. When blood flows through the body, protein circulates to cells. Cells use the protein and throw away the waste that they don't need. This waste is called urea. Normally urea is filtered out of the blood by the kidneys. Urea also contains nitrogen. If the kidneys aren't working like they should, urea and nitrogen stay in the blood. A BUN of over 20 mg/dl is an indicator of decreased kidney function.    AbstractFull Article

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Sample Diabetic 1800-Calorie
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   471 Views
This 1800-calorie diabetic meal plan provides 3 nutritionally balanced meals and one evening snack idea, totaling 1800 calories (approximately 500 per meal and 300 for the snack), 206g Carbohydrate (49% of Calories), 112g Protein (27% of Calories), and 46g Fat (25% of Calories).    AbstractFull Article

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Diabetes Drinks
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1536 Views
A relatively recent study found a significant link between daily diet soda consumption and type 2 diabetes. But here’s the good news: The artificial sweeteners used in the U.S. production of diet soda and other sugar-free beverages have been approved by the FDA. They have not been found to cause health issues, and can provide flexibility for diabetic meal planning.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: soda consumption, diabetic meal planning, diet soda, artificial sweeteners, free beverages, type 2 diabetes, health issues, flexibility, amp, diabetes, fda

Pregnancy Blood Sugar Tips for Tight Control
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1474 Views
Here are some tips to gain tight control of your blood sugar levels during pregnancy. Whether you have gestational diabetes or preexisting diabetes in pregnancy, the key to lowering risks is the same—keep your pregnancy blood sugar levels in control. Read tips and advice from women who have done it.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: blood sugar levels, diabetes in pregnancy, gestational diabetes, tight control, diabetes, amp

Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   413 Views
Euglycemia describes a normal level of glucose in the blood. Glucose is necessary for the body, especially the brain, to function properly.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: blood glucose, brain

What You Should Know About Diabetes, Cholesterol and Eggs
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1812 Views
Eggs are a really useful food to a diabetic meal plan, yet many diabetics worry about eating eggs since they contain cholesterol. While it is not uncommon for a type 2 diabetic to have other conditions like high cholesterol, dietary cholesterol intake itself has not been linked to elevated blood cholesterol levels.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: blood cholesterol levels, diabetic meal plan, cholesterol intake, dietary cholesterol, type 2 diabetic, diabetics, cholesterol, eggs

Peripheral Edema and Diabetes
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   547 Views
Learn the facts about peripheral edema and diabetes such as the causes, signs, symptoms and what to do about it. Peripheral edema is the collection of fluid in the feet, ankles, and legs. Peripheral edema can be caused by diabetes-related complications as well as being a complicating factor.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: peripheral edema, ankles, diabetes, legs, signs

Sample Diabetes Meal Plans
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1468 Views
When you have diabetes, your medical team will recommend a diet as a component of your treatment plan. They will consider your weight, height, age, activity level, other metabolic stressors, and weight loss needs when calculating your total daily calorie needs. Click on your prescribed calorie level below for meal plan ideas. For more on diabetic meal planning, go to: Diabetes Meal Planning    AbstractFull Article

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What to Eat for Diabetes
Published: 12/24/2010 10:26 AM   •   1450 Views
Wondering what to eat for type 2 diabetes? Healthy eating is a balancing act when you have diabetes and maintaining a healthy weight is the name of the game. Fresh fruits and vegetables, lean protein sources, and whole grains will give you the nutrition you need, and provide a low calorie, low fat, carb-conscious diet.    AbstractFull Article

Keywords: fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, protein sources, maintaining a healthy weight, type 2 diabetes, balancing act, healthy eating, diabetes, diet, nutrition

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