SBCHealthNet is your one-stop website for health news, health information. There’s easy-to-use tools that put you in control of your life. Here you’ll find interviews with people who live with type-2 diabetes and how they cope. There are service tips and tools for helping professionals who support people living with type-2 diabetes.
Whole, fresh fruits may well fit into a diabetic's diet, but there are a number of things to consider.
The single most important aspect of eating out successfully is avoiding the hidden sugar in those foods you don't prepare yourself.
Health professions respond to a new study that asks whether alcohol consumption helps prevent diabetes.
New research suggests that long-term metformin use may increase incidents of neorudegenerative disease, in contrast to earlier research.
In this article we look at the importance of adhering to medication and list five Apps for type 2 diabetes that can help.
There’s nothing inherently wrong with sugar. The problem lies in how much added sugar we consume each day. Let’s take a look at the choices of low-glycemic sweeteners as a sugar substitute.
Everyone (well, almost everyone) loves fast food: sodium, saturated and trans fat, sugar or cholesterol packed fast food meals. A new study investigates palm oil in fast food and impacts on liver and blood results.
Sugar, artificial sweeteners and the risk of stroke, dementia and Alzheimer's have been the focus of recent research in to type 2 diabetes. Here's what we know, right now.
Diabetes supplies are important to managing your health and wellbeing. Here's the lowdown on supplies, what you need and links to advice and pics that help you see what you're getting.
Everyone, diabetic or not, needs shoes that fit comfortably. However, diabetics need more than just well-fitting footwear, because ill-fitting shoes could can lead to damage.
A person with prediabetes has blood glucose levels that are higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered diabetes. It is also called borderline diabetes, glucose intolerance or impaired fasting glucose.
While earlier studies showed that statins were not a contributing factor to developing type-2 diabetes, more recent studies examine the effects of statins on blood glucose. This is what we know so far.
The Power Of Self-coaching: The Five Essential Steps To Creating The Life You Want
A proven five-step program for reconnecting with the innate capacity for happiness, The Power of Self-Coaching gives you what you need to: * Identify learned patterns of thought and feelings that are making you unhappy * Use Dr. Luciani's celebrated Self-Talk techniques to develop new, healthy ways of thinking and feeling * Eliminate boredom, hopelessness, chronic fatigue, and emotional numbness from your life * Tap your full creative, intellectual, and emotional potential and live the rich, rewarding life you want and deserve
Persuasive Technology: Using Computers to Change What We Think and Do
Can computers change what you think and do? Can they motivate you to stop smoking, persuade you to buy insurance, or convince you to join the Army? "Yes, they can," says Dr. B.J. Fogg, director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University. Fogg has coined the phrase "Captology"(an acronym for computers as persuasive technologies) to capture the domain of research, design, and applications of persuasive computers. In this thought-provoking book, based on nine years of research in captology, Dr. Fogg reveals how Web sites, software applications, and mobile devices can be used to change people's attitudes and behavior.
Acupuncture for Beginners
Acupuncture is an ancient medical procedure that has been adopted by modern medicine. It is derived from traditional Chinese medicine thus it has been around for thousands of years. Traditional ancient medicine believes that the body is made up of energy called qi. Blockage of qi results to disorders and other health problems. Acupuncture uses needles to unblock all energy points in the body.There are many benefits of acupuncture and if you want to take advantage of this alternative treatment, then this book will serve as your guide.
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
A maddened creature, frothing at the mouth, lunges at an innocent victim—and, with a bite, transforms its prey into another raving monster. It’s a scenario that underlies our darkest tales of supernatural horror, but its power derives from a very real virus, a deadly scourge known to mankind from our earliest days. In this fascinating exploration, journalist Bill Wasik and veterinarian Monica Murphy chart four thousand years in the history, science, and cultural mythology of rabies.