Flaxseeds V Chia seeds ― which are more nutritious?

Flax seeds or linseeds have been eaten for thousands of years. But how nutritious are they? What is the best way to eat them? And how do they compare with flax seeds? Continue reading “Flaxseeds V Chia seeds ― which are more nutritious?”

How diabetes can damage your kidneys (and what you can do about it)

Your kidneys contain millions of minute blood vessels that filter waste products from your blood. But diabetes can damage these amazing organs, so they lose their filtering ability. How is kidney disease caused and what can you do to prevent or reverse the damage?

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The link between gout and diabetes

Is there a link between diabetes and gout, that intense pain you feel in your joints? What is gout and how is it caused? And, if you are diabetic, what is the best way to treat your gout and avoid debilitating attacks? Continue reading “The link between gout and diabetes”

Stomach problems due to diabetes explained

Diabetes can damage the nerve that controls the flow of food through your digestive system. This gives rise to gastroparesis, an extremely unpleasant medical condition. What is gastroparesis and what can you do about it? Continue reading “Stomach problems due to diabetes explained”

How to Beat the Blindness caused by Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is damage to your eye caused by diabetes. It can result in blurred vision or indeed complete blindness. So, as a diabetic, how can you hold on to your vision? Continue reading “How to Beat the Blindness caused by Diabetic Retinopathy”