Dealing with Diabetes

Diabetes – A simple explanation.

Dealing with Diabetes Diabetes is a condition that weakens the body’s ability to process blood glucose known as blood sugar. This hormone is a disease that involves problems with the hormone known as insulin. Under normal circumstances, the pancreas releases insulin to help the body process and use the sugar from the food we eat. The following occurs when diabetes occurs: When the pancreas produces little insulin When the body

About Dealing with Diabetes

Welcome to Dealing with Diabetes Welcome to the “Dealing with Diabetes” website! In the following paragraphs the story behind the the website’s (www.imavetdiabetes.com) creation will be outlined. This website is not about me as a person, it is about the disease, diabetes, and how it affects the lives of the people it touches. I hope that if you found this site and are reading it, it will provide some insight

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2019- Diets For Diabetes- “Vegan Before Six” Diet (VB6 Diet)

2019- Diets For Diabetes- “Vegan Before Six” Diet (VB6) Introduction: Dieting for diabetics is necessary to manage and control it’s associated symptoms. Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia. This results from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. Regulated glucose (blood sugar) levels is essential to your health and well being. It is the main source of fuel for the brain and is an

What is a good diet for Type 2 diabetes? The Skinny!

Part 2 of “Why losing weight helps diabetes?” A diabetes diet plan consists of eating the healthy meals in fixed amounts. Eating to a fixed schedule, eating three meals daily at regular times. Doing so helps promotes efficient use of the natural insulin the body produces. A diabetes diet should be nutrient rich and low in fat and calories. Significant elements are whole grains, vegetables, and fruits. Amazingly (not!), a

Why does losing weight help diabetes? The Skinny!

Why does losing weight help diabetes? The Skinny! But, why does losing weight help diabetes? Type 2 diabetes alone, affects 8% of the population of the US(1). It is known that if a person is overweight, it is bad for their health(2). Understanding exactly what overweight means is important. Body Mass Index (B.M.I.) numbers are used in the medicine to qualify whether a person is considered obese or not. They

Dealing with Diabetes Mentally

Dealing with Diabetes Mentally Among many diseases, diabetes is unique in the amount of attention and time it requires the person who has it to remain healthy. It is no surprise that taking care of yourself may be challenging. This is why dealing with diabetes over the long term requires a range of techniques and coping skills. Here are some ways of mentally dealing with diabetes Daily care: Much of