Saturday, December 28, 2013

Diabetes Is Wreaking Havoc And Running Rampant In North America. Manage Your Diabetes

Diabetes is a very huge problem in North America. We are at a time where a huge portion of the population is overweight, more than ever before.  Obesity is running rampant.  Bad lifestyle choices, for both diets and lack of exercise is running rampant.

Read the whole article right here

Diabetes is a metabolism disease. It stops our  bodies from properly processing the foods we eat.

In diabetes, this will cause a host of diseases, from losing limbs, to blindness to heart attacks and strokes.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Why Diabetics Should Not Use Electric Blankets

There are very many complications and situations that come with Diabetes.  One of this is nerve damage, also known as neuropathy.  Excess blood sugar can cause injury to the walls of the small blood vessels, or capillaries that feed the nerves.  This causes tingling or numbness that usually starts at the tips of your fingers and toes.  This causes an alert for heating blankets. Your nerves may not be able to tell you how hot it is, and you may forget to turn down, or off, and cause damage.  Read the whole article right here, from the Mayo Clinica Diabetes Site.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Manage Your Diabetes In Winter. Safety Tips To Help You Do That

December 21, is the official first day of winter. That is, in the Northern Hemisphere.   Winter can be a challenge for those of us with diabetes. 

We do not walk as much, there are colds and flus to contend with.  And even the Holiday Season will bring with it many challenges, including stress.