The Satisfying Snack that Helps Diabetics Live Longer

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The Satisfying Snack that Helps Diabetics Live Longer

Diabetes is an epidemic in the U.S.

More than a third of the population now has the blood sugar disease or its precursor, prediabetes. That’s more than 114 million Americans.

Diabetes is now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., behind only heart disease and cancer.[1]

What most people don’t realize is that diabetes itself isn’t what usually kills diabetics.… Read More

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One Supplement Cuts Blood Sugar

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Diabetes changes your life.

You have to watch what you eat.

You have to take your medication.

And you have to carefully monitor your blood sugar.

Even if you do all of this, there are no guarantees. Diabetes is cruelly progressive. Despite you and doctor’s best efforts, it may still cause you to suffer chronic pain, damage your eyesight, or even cost you a limb.… Read More

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Coffee Fights Diabetes, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, General Health

If you’re struggling with type 2 diabetes, your doctor is not likely to recommend is that you drink more coffee.

But a major study suggests he should. The research found strong evidence that coffee reduces blood sugar.

The study was presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Many of the world’s top diabetes experts gather at this annual conference.[1]… Read More

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This Is Your Brain on Sugar

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diabetes

It’s long been known that having type 2 diabetes can affect your memory and thinking skills. 

But what about non-diabetics? Can rising blood sugar damage your mental sharpness if your level is not high enough to make you a diabetic? 

That’s the question a major study set out to answer. Researchers analyzed blood sugar levels and cognitive function in 5,189 people over a decade.Read More

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A Glass of Wine a Day Helps Prevent Diabetes

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Featured Article

A drink or two a day can help you prevent type 2 diabetes.

That’s the surprising finding of a major Danish study that followed more than 70,000 people.

It runs counter to the advice that doctors gave for years. They warned diabetics and prediabetics against drinking. They believed it caused dangerous blood sugar swings.[1]

But the new research shows the opposite is true—if you choose the right beverage.… Read More