Why diabetics should check their vitamin B12 levels regularly

B12 is an essential vitamin. But some people have difficulty absorbing it into their body and need supplementary B12. Here are the facts about vitamin B12 … why it is vital … where you get it from … how much you need … what a lack of B12 does to your body … how to treat a deficiency Continue reading “Why diabetics should check their vitamin B12 levels regularly”

How diabetics can beat lung cancer

The overall survival rate for lung cancer patients who have type 2 diabetes is much worse than for patients who are not diabetic. A recent study suggests that foods high in plant pigments can reduce the risk of lung cancer. Here’s what you need to eat. Continue reading “How diabetics can beat lung cancer”

How you cook red meats can increase your risk of type 2 diabetes

Cooking red meats using high temperature and open-flame cooking methods, such as grilling (broiling) and barbecuing, increase the risk of type 2 diabetes among persons who consume red meat regularly. Why might this be so and how can you consume red meat safely? Continue reading “How you cook red meats can increase your risk of type 2 diabetes”

16 Tips for controlling blood sugar

Getting your beating diabetes diet just right can be difficult. There are times when, even though you seem to be doing everything correctly, you blood glucose levels appear to be getting out of control, going too high or too low. Here are a few tips to help you stay on track. Continue reading “16 Tips for controlling blood sugar”

Should you go vegan to reverse diabetes?

A vegan diet is almost guaranteed to reverse your diabetes. But planning such a diet is quite tricky as it requires a good knowledge of nutrition. Here are some of the things you should be aware of if you are thinking of switching to a full vegan diet. Continue reading “Should you go vegan to reverse diabetes?”