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Sugar Addiction: Are You an Addict?

Is sugar killing us? This isn’t (really) a rant about sugar because let’s face it you’ve heard it all before. You are well aware that too much sugar makes you fat and has ominous links to type 2 diabetes. You know the facts, so I’m not going to patronise you with a concoction of sensationalist […]

Is Carbohydrate Intolerance Real?

Carbohydrate Intolerance Carbohydrate intolerance is the inability of the body to completely process carbohydrates, i.e. sugars and starches. One common form of carbohydrate intolerance is lactose intolerance. This condition is prevalent in well over 50% of the adult population. So, when you’re looking for information about low-carb diets one of the first things you should […]

Men, Health and Diabetes Effects

Men and diabetes Men with diabetes suffer with diabetes-related complications differently than women. And one of the diabetes-related complications that men fear most is erectile dysfunction. Diabetes increases the risk of erectile dysfunction or impotence due to the damage to the nerves and muscles of the male reproductive organ. There are other parts of the […]

Psychological Strategies to Overcome Diabetes Depression

Overcome diabetes depression 1. Take Notice of Your Thoughts Becoming aware of your thinking styles and the thoughts that you regularly have are an important part of managing the frustrations caused by living with diabetes. Start to become more mindful of the thoughts you are having before, during and after you notice yourself feeling dissatisfaction […]

New Types of Treatments For Type 2 Diabetes

Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes Although several advances have been made on diabetes treatment, apparently, many patients have not made considerable changes in their treatments for the last 10 years. Somehow, there has been a lot of uniformity with drugs such as Metformin and the sulfonylureas (Diabenese Micronase, Amaryl Glynase, DiaBeta and Glucotrol). Of these, […]