Diabetes a very real danger for women

Leslie Hanson
November 14, 2017

The theme for this year is "Women and Diabetes".

An initial trial of the drug, ZGN-1061, had promising results in relation to weight loss and glucose control in overweight or obese patients with type 2 diabetes who did not use insulin.

Cases of type 2 diabetes have skyrocketed by almost 400 percent in the past 30 years and now 3 in 4 Americans are affected by type 2 diabetes, but many are ashamed of their condition.

Type 1 diabetes is always controlled using an insulin injection or pump, whereas few cases of type 2 require insulinWhat is type 1 diabetes?

Three in five said their condition made them feel down.

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Diabetes UK surveyed 8,500 people about diabetes and how it affected their daily life.

The individual with a diabetes diagnosis is the most important member of the health care team that should be in place to cope with the disease. When parents age they are usually cared for by the daughters or daughters-in-law.

"This should include core training in mental health skills for all healthcare professionals working in diabetes, including Global Positioning System and specialists". Additionally, just about any diabetes-themed recipe book includes information about the disease. It is life-long chronic disease and while there are medications and diets available to control and manage diabetes, there's no scientific cure for it yet.


We're commemorating World Diabetes Day 2017 today and stumbled upon this piece of news that brings hope to all diabetes patients. Admittedly, the experts say, it's a lot to do, but it's worth it.

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The majority of people living with diabetes in Scotland have experienced emotional or mental health problems as a result.

And then there can be hypos - when blood sugars drop dangerously low.

Diabetes is a set of metabolic diseases distinguished by high blood sugar occurred either due to the impotence of body to form insulin as enough or the impotence of responding to the insulin that produced. The goal for most diabetics is a blood pressure reading of 140/90. Packed with large amounts of an insoluble fibre called lignan, flaxseeds help in reducing the chances of heart complications and also the risk of strokes linked with diabetes. Good cholesterol - HDL - helps remove the bad cholesterol from blood vessels.

Why does blood sugar matter?

"You're young and in your 20s and people on the Tube look at you and ask, 'Why do you need a seat?'"

Diabetics can have fruits but after making sure that they are the low GI fruits. a nutritionist from Bangalore, India says that, "It is always a good idea to avoid fruits that have a high sugar content". Skip the soda and juice and drink water. South Asians and black people are two to four times more likely to develop it than their caucasian counterparts, while people who have sufferers in their family are two to six times more likely.

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