type 2 diabetes

Is Weight Loss Surgery a Cure for Type 2 Diabetes?

What would you do to get rid of diabetes? If your answer includes surgery, there may be hope. A surgery called gastric bypass has been shown to reverse type 2 diabetes in some cases. If you are 80 pounds overweight or more, you may qualify for this type of weight loss surgery. [...]

Heavy Breakfast Best For Type 2 Diabetes?

  Every month, a lot of research is published about the best foods to eat for type 2 diabetes. A balanced meal plan should include enough vitamins and minerals, protein, healthy fats and fiber to help you control your blood glucose levels and avoid diabetes complications. But did you now that [...]

Study Shows Why Bad Sleep Leads To Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers have known for a long time that a lack of sleep–or poor quality sleep–can lead to obesity, high blood glucose levels, and type 2 diabetes. But until now, they didn’t know why. A recent study published in the journal Diabetologia has shown them one possibility. It showed that not [...]

A Healthy Meal Plan CAN Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

As more and more people are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, researchers have been looking hard for meal plans that can help prevent it. Though you have many plans to choose from, researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard School of Public Health believe they have found the best ones for preventing diabetes and controlling blood glucose levels. Their review of recent clinical trials and observational studies was published in Lancet. [...]

Diabetes Prevention and Magnesium Intake

Only about half of people in the United States get the recommended daily allowance of Magnesium (400-420mg/day for men; 300-310mg/day for women). This is troubling to many experts, since a significant number of previous trials have shown that meeting the RDA for magnesium helps both healthy [...]
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