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 monitor your weight (and why you should do so)

You need some fat if you body is to function properly. But too much fat will harm your health. Most diabetics are overweight when they are diagnosed. So you need to monitor your fatness and take corrective action. Here are eight ways you can check your adiposity. Continue reading “How to monitor your weight (and why you should do so)”

How to prevent pre-diabetes getting worse

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”

The easy way to lose weight

A really good tip for losing weight (and keeping it off) is to eat foods that make you feel full quickly and that also contain fewer calories than your usual food … this tip works a treat! It uses a technique known as volumetrics. Continue reading “The easy way to lose weight”

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?”

How to lose weight effectively

Losing weight is a more complex exercise than simply reducing the amount of food you eat or increasing the exercise you do. Here are some of the factors you have to consider in order to lose weight effectively. Continue reading “How to lose weight effectively”

Diabetes – Research Update

Research into diabetes — its physiology, causes, and how best to beat it — is ongoing. Here a few updates on the latest research findings which should prove useful for controlling blood glucose levels and for avoiding the dreadful medical conditions type 2 diabetes can cause. Continue reading “Diabetes – Research Update”

Boost your metabolism to lose weight

Losing weight is one of the keys to beating your diabetes. One way to lose weight is by speeding up the number of calories your body burns in one day. But how can you boost your metabolism to lose weight? Continue reading “Boost your metabolism to lose weight”