Monthly archives: October, 2015

Low-intensity exercise helps prevent Type 2 diabetes

Low-intensity physical exercise at least once a week is enough to significantly reduce the risk for Type 2 diabetes in people aged 70 years or older, report researchers. However, in those aged 50–69 years, only vigorous/moderate-intensity exercise at least once a week lowered the risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Panayotes Demakakos (University College London, …

Risks for Cancer Patients With Diabetes.

diabetes are at increased risk for developing some cancers, and are more likely than nondiabetics to die of cancer. Now a study reports that they also have a higher risk of dying in the weeks just after cancer surgery. The analysis of 15 earlier studies encompassed about 60,000 patients, both with and without diabetes, who …

Diabetic people must have a “Diet Plan”

Diet plays a significant role in controlling the diabetes. The diabetic diet may be used alone or else in combination with insulin doses or with oral hypoglycemic drugs. Main objective of diabetic diet is to maintain ideal body weight, by providing adequate nutrition along with normal blood sugar levels in blood. The diet plan for …

Highs & Lows Blood Sugar

Low Blood Sugar Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) happens when you eat too little or not often enough, exercise more than usual, take too much of some diabetes medicine(s), or drink alcohol. Symptoms to look out for include: Hunger Nervousness and shakiness Sweating Dizziness or light-headedness Sleepiness Confusion Trouble speaking Feeling anxious or weak If you …