WHAT IS DIABETES?

Diabetes is a break down in the body’s normal metabolism. When you eat, your body digests that food into a simple blood sugar called glucose. Like gas in your car, glucose fuels all of your body’s functions. The cells of your body use the glucose in ...

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THE TWO TYPES OF DIABETES

There are two major types of diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes is the type that requires supplemental insulin and is usually diagnosed in childhood. For this reason, it is often called juvenile diabetes. The pancreas of a Type 1 Diabetes patient doesn’t make enough insulin ...

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FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT DIABETES

The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 80% of the diabetes cases in the world are preventable through healthy diet and exercise. 30% of Americans with diabetes over 40 have lost at least partial feeling in their feet. 21 million adults and children in the US suffer with Read more...

THE BENEFITS OF CONTROLING YOUR BLOOD SUGAR

Easier weight loss no more food cravings: High levels of insulin in your blood prevent your body breaking down fat. You will find it difficult to lose weight. The opposite end of the spectrum is when insulin performs its function too well. Low levels ...

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