Over 29 million people in the U.S. have now been diagnosed with diabetes. 10 million men and 20 million women across the country are struggling with an eating disorder. Research is now revealing a connection between the two. They key is in the shared desired outcomes: weight management and food control. Studies even suggest that eating disorders are more common among women … [Read more...] about Research Finds Connection Between Diabetes & Eating Disorders
Type II Diabetes- A Growing Crisis For Children & Teens
Over 200,000 individuals under the age of 20 in the U.S. are diabetic. The majority of them have type 1 diabetes, often referred to as juvenile diabetes. However, as obesity rates in children continue to rise, type 2 diabetes is becoming more common in young people. From 2001 to 2009, there was a 30.5 percent increase in type 2 diabetes in youth. There are now an … [Read more...] about Type II Diabetes- A Growing Crisis For Children & Teens
Do You Know The Difference Between Carbs & Sugars?
Diabetics know to avoid sugar; but are also told to “watch their carbs.” What does this mean? What is the difference between carbs and sugars? Are there certain carbs and sugars that are better for you than others? Let’s investigate the difference between the two, as well as, the effects they have on the body and blood sugar. Whether you consume a food that contains … [Read more...] about Do You Know The Difference Between Carbs & Sugars?
Headache Pain? Fight Back With These Tips
In the past three months, nearly 50 million Americans have experienced a severe headache. Some headaches are chronic, while others are triggered by stress or other tensions. Sensitivity to light and sound, dizziness, nausea, all of these symptoms can accompany a headache. If you’ve had "one of those headaches” there is absolutely no forgetting the debilitating effects. So … [Read more...] about Headache Pain? Fight Back With These Tips
Can Your Smartphone Be The Key To Better Blood Sugar?
A Cardiff University study found that by utilizing apps on their smartphones, individuals with type 2 diabetes can more effectively self-manage their condition. This comprehensive study concluded that individuals who used an app to track their blood sugar reported lower average blood sugar levels than those who tracked their sugar without an app. (Individuals who used an app … [Read more...] about Can Your Smartphone Be The Key To Better Blood Sugar?