The wonders you can find in an average pharmacy! Whether it’s glucose tablets, a blood pressure machine, a healthy snack or good foot moisturiser, you can find all of these while you are waiting to pick up your prescription. Next time you are in your local pharmacy have a browse around the shelves to see what’s on offer.
Many of us plan our dinners, but lunch is all too often an afterthought. Like breakfast, lunch is a pretty simple meal to prepare.
There are two forms of the disease: Type 1 or insulin-dependent diabetes, which usually starts in younger people, who will need regular insulin injections for life.
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The problems that can occur in labour may be a complication of childbirth or the result of a disorder in the pregnancy. The following are common causes of problems in labour.
If you go more than 4 or 5 hours between meals, a midafternoon snack might be just what the doctor ordered to help you to keep your blood glucose steady. Snacking is also important if you’re taking medication that could cause a blood-glucose low between meals. Discuss with a health professional which approach is right for you.
A quick guide to ensuring your safety on the roadway, as well as protecting other motorists. In this article you will find helpful tips to stay on top of your blood sugar, as well as some recommendations to make the trip more pleasant itself.
Sometimes it’s difficult to break free from the routines we’ve made for ourselves. Instead of giving up television completely, try to incorporate exercise and housework into the time you’ve put aside for tuning in.
Though dealing with diabetes 24-7 can seem overwhelming at first, many people willingly adjust to a new lifestyle of dedicated self-care.
Illness is a form of stress that-like emotional stress-rouses the body’s defenses.
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:
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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.
Getting active trims fat from your body and helps you tip the scales in the right direction-two key ways to control diabetes. But there’s more: Exercise is almost like insulin in its ability to bring down blood sugar.
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.
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