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?
Diabetes can give rise to some very dire medical complications. However you can avoid these horrendous consequences by taking control of your blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. It is not difficult. Here’s how. Continue reading “Taking Control – How to lower your risk of diabetes complications”
Glucose levels, blood pressure, food, exercise, weight and sleep quality are all interrelated. But the connections between these factors are not know with certainty. Now new hi-tech monitoring devices you can use in your daily routine are promising to show you how these factors affect each other so that you have better control over your diabetes. Continue reading “Hi-tech devices for self-monitoring your diabetes”
Apple cider vinegar is said to be a cure for numerous diseases and troublesome conditions. Most of these claims are not supported by any clinical evidence. It seems, however, that this vinegar may be of use in treating diabetes and related conditions such as obesity, high levels of cholesterol and high blood pressure. But is it really beneficial? Continue reading “Apple Cider Vinegar”