Cdiabetes Spring 2015

Eat A Heart-Healthy Diet

January 13, 2015

  If your heart could choose where you should live, it might tell you to move to one of the lovely countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. The level of heart disease there is much lower than other places in the world. Why? Experts believe that the Mediterranean style of [...]

Vitamins, Minerals & Glucose Control

January 13, 2015

Many people with diabetes have heart disease. What foods, vitamins and supplements can help? Start with fish and fish oils. Oily fish—such as salmon, mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines and albacore tuna— contain two helpful omega-3 fatty acids: EPA and DHA. Fish oil capsules usually have [...]

Eat Healthy To Live Healthy

January 13, 2015

  In a recent study published in in the journal Diabetes Care, experts found that people who ate lots of fish and limited their intake of poultry and red meat lowered their risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. People in the study who were vegetarians in the study saw the [...]

Take Control

January 13, 2015

  One of the hardest things about living with diabetes is making changes in your eating and exercise habits. Knowing the things you need to do—and even wanting to do them—may not always be enough to make them happen. A recent study focused on behavior change may have some [...]

CoQ10 Explained In Depth

January 13, 2015

HOW COQ10 WORKS CoQ10 helps cells make energy for the body from the food we eat. Its job is to make something called ATP, which is a lot like gas for your car. But it does more than just help fuel the body. CoQ10 is an antioxidant, too, which means that it may help prevent some types of [...]

Walking Really Can Help

January 13, 2015

  You may think you’ve heard all of the benefits of walking, including: lower blood glucose lower blood pressure lower levels of stress and depression But new findings from the “Nurses’ Health Study,” conducted by Harvard Medical School, show that women especially can [...]

It Pays To Read Labels

January 12, 2015

  Our body needs many kinds of foods to keep it strong and healthy. Do you know what your body gets from the foods you eat? How can you find out? The front of the food package may look very nice, but is that food good for you? To find out, look on the side or the back of the [...]

Tips To Help Defeat Depression

January 12, 2015

We know that people with diabetes have about twice the rate of clinical depression as those without diabetes. And depression seems to hit people with diabetes with a double-whammy. They miss more days from work and report a much poorer sense of everyday well-being and health than people with either [...]

Set A Heart-Healthy Example

January 12, 2015

Childhood obesity can lead to short- and long-term health problems— such as high blood pressure and diabetes— that can start at an early age. We all want the best for our children. But today, it’s not easy to avoid many unhealthy eating and activity habits that can make our [...]

Keep A Food Journal For Diabetes Control

January 12, 2015

Good news: You can help improve your diet and control your diabetes if you write down what you eat. You may even lose weight if you record all of your meals and snacks in a food journal. Have you ever kept a personal diary or even a journal? Just as your diary helps you sort out your [...]
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