Learn how to control diabetes

through diet, care and treatment

What is diabetes?

You could argue that diabetes is actually the number one killer in America. Learn what diabetes is, its symptoms, what might cause it and how you can test and treat it.

Diabetes diet

The two types of diabetes can be improved by healthy eating and physical exercises. Healthy eating is more important, because diet controls the sugar level in the blood. 

Care & Treatment

It is critical that all diabetics learn the proper way to care for their bodies. Read our blog to get good tips to people suffering from diabetes, as well as their family and friends.

Does Cinnamon Help Treat Diabetes?

The blood glucose levels in the human body are controlled by the production of various chemicals and hormones; the main being insulin. Insulin is produced in the beta cells of the pancreas and when there is an insufficient supply of insulin in the body, blood...

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DOES CINNAMON HELP TREAT DIABETES?

Where is Cholesterol Produced in the Body?

Cholesterol is an important component of the cell membrane. It is required for proper membrane permeability and fluidity. It plays an important role in a number of functions of the body. The body uses cholesterol to build cell membranes and insulate nerve fibers....

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Where is Cholesterol Produced in the Body

Cholesterol Numbers and What They Mean

Cholesterol is a waxy substance required by the body for building cells. It is not primarily hazardous; on the contrary, cholesterol in adequate amounts is useful for the body. The words adequate amounts is very important here. Because all the problems arise if the...

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Cholesterol Numbers and What They Mean

Prediabetes Medication

In prediabetes, the affected person's blood sugar is higher than normal, but not high enough for the condition to be diagnosed as a full-fledged case of type 2 diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, the body either becomes resistant to the effect of insulin or the pancreas...

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Prediabetes Medication

How to Prevent Prediabetes

"There are almost as many people in the United States with prediabetes (about 16 million) as there are diabetics. Although many of these people are reassured by their doctors or told that they just have "a touch of diabetes", research increasingly indicates that...

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How to Prevent Prediabetes

Diabetic Gluten-free Dessert Recipes

Gluten is a protein without starch, comprising glutenin and gliadin proteins. A diet free of this protein excludes ingredients derived from gluten-containing cereals, like wheat, rye, barley, triticale, and oats. In fact, use of gluten for flavoring, stabilizing,...

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Diabetic Gluten-free Dessert Recipes

Tips For Managing Your Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious condition on its own, and can give rise to numerous secondary conditions and complications, even death. To live a long and healthy life even with diabetes, you need to learn more about the disease, its effects and its treatments. The following...

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Tips For Managing Your Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes Treatment

A harsh reality that diabetes patients have to face is that there is no cure for type 1 diabetes. The treatment options are aimed at reducing and eliminating possible risk factors so that this disease doesn't advance to complicated stages. Nevertheless, not all is...

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Type 1 Diabetes Treatment

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes is a medical that is characterized by high blood sugar levels, called hyperglycemia. It occurs due to insufficient production of insulin hormone by the pancreas or reduced capacity of the body to use insulin. This condition can give rise to serious...

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Diabetic Retinopathy