Why your metabolic age matters

Metabolic age is a word that is bandied about a lot by fitness gurus. But what is metabolic age and what does it signify? If it is too high, how can you improve it? And is it relevant when you are trying to beat your diabetes? Continue reading “Why your metabolic age matters”

How to prevent pre-diabetes getting worse

So the doctor says you have pre-diabetes. You are scared and so you should be … you know the consequences should your pre-diabetes morph into actual diabetes. But you can avoid developing full-blown type 2 diabetes with a few simple adjustments to your lifestyle. Here’s how … Continue reading “How to prevent pre-diabetes getting worse”

Why you should stop taking drugs for your diabetes

The drugs doctors recommend for diabetes come with a long-list of damaging side effects. In addition they do not increase the survival rates of people who take these drugs. Here’s why you should stop taking these drugs … and what you can do instead to beat your diabetes. Continue reading “Why you should stop taking drugs for your diabetes”

The growing diabetes epidemic

Diabetes kills more than people around the world than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. The disease is expected to become one of the top five causes of death globally by 2030. Here are the facts. Continue reading “The growing diabetes epidemic”

How does Alcohol Affect Your Diabetes?

The relationship between alcohol and diabetes is extremely complex. At one level, the consumption of alcohol can contribute to the conditions that bring on Type 2 Diabetes. However, there is some evidence that low levels of alcohol consumption can actually protect people against the development of diabetes … Guest blogger Anne Corcoran explains Continue reading “How does Alcohol Affect Your Diabetes?”

A new trick to reduce blood sugar?

A small study conducted recently suggests that you can reduce the after-meal spike in your blood glucose and insulin levels by changing the order in which you eat different types of foods … proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Continue reading “A new trick to reduce blood sugar?”