You wouldn’t need to monitor your blood-sugar levels throughout the day if not for the inconvenient fact that they change. Figuring out what makes them go up and down is the key to keeping them under control.
There’s no reason diabetes should hold you back from traveling, as long as you take some reasonable precautions to make sure that while you’re getting away, your blood sugar isn’t.
Many of the same health problems that lead to heart disease – high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes – also increase the risk of cognitive decline. All of these conditions decrease blood flow to the brain, and they put you in danger of having a stroke, another major risk factor for cognitive decline.
A quick rundown of available drugs used to lower your blood pressure.
How do you eat to beat diabetes? The goal is to control blood sugar while getting the right balance of nutrients for great health. But exactly what that means for you will depend on a host of factors. To plot a strategy that will work for you:
When it comes to avoiding the frailty and disability of ageing, nothing beats preventing or treating depression.
Sure, firing up the barbecue or gas grill provides you with a sociable, relaxing time in the backyard, which is an instant stress buster. But it’s particularly beneficial for people with diabetes because grilling happens to be a healthy cooking technique.
Losing weight is good for your health, right? Everyone knows that. Bet you didn’t know just how good it is though. Shedding just 3kg to 5kg can have a major impact on your body’s wellbeing. In fact, losing a realistic 10% of your total weight can save your life.
It’s been an exciting year in breast cancer research with a number number of recent advances that will help prevent, detect and treat the disease women dread so much. Click through to read more.
During October, Breast Cancer Awareness month, many Canadian companies sell “pink ribbon” products to help support worthy organizations’ work in the fight against breast cancer. Here are some great products that you can purchase to contribute.
Science now suggests that long-term memories aren’t stored in a single place but, rather, in vast networks of nerve cell pathways.
The elderly often lose their natural sense of thirst, or else they suppress it to avoid having to go to the toilet so frequently.
From very early times, people have suspected that there is a link between the weather and human health – in fact the famous Greek physician Hippocrates wrote a treatise on the subject in about 400 BC called On Air, Waters and Places.