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Vitamin and herbal supplements have long been marketed as healthier, natural alternatives to medication, which has continued to resonate with sufferers of chronic conditions like diabetes in hopes of a cure. But while these alternatives cannot cure the condition or mimic the effects of medication and a healthy lifestyle, certain supplements may prove to be valuable aids […]

According to researchers, there is a link between abdominal fat and type 2 diabetes. Endocrinologists say that people who are genetically predisposed to having a higher waist-to-hip percent adjusted for body mass index are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease later in life. While it is a known fact that having excess […]

Omega-3 fatty acids are recommended by endocrinologists as part of any diabetes management plan, owing to their ability to control diabetes-induced damage throughout the body. Their sister compound, omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, have also been under the diabetes spotlight; but for all the wrong reasons. However, a 2017 study led by researchers from The George Institute for Global […]

Diabetes Mellitus, commonly known as Diabetes, is a metabolic disorder that causes high blood sugar. The hormone, insulin, coverts our blood sugar for energy storage. With diabetes, your body can’t produce enough insulin (type-1) or the insulin produced is ineffective (type- 2) People who have this ailment realize how stressful diabetes can be. Living with […]

Losing weight is not only a necessity in diabetes, but it can also help manage the disease. Losing weight will help improve the blood sugar levels of a diabetic person, help them feel better overall and also improve insulin sensitivity. Losing just about 7 percent of body weight can improve insulin sensitivity by 57 percent. If you […]

Medical professionals and endocrinologists have long since convinced us of the life-saving cardiac benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. They not only help lower blood pressure but also decrease triglycerides and reduce blood clotting, hence effectively minimizing the risk of stroke and heart failure. Heart health benefits aside, a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology […]