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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.
Snacking for people with type-2 diabetes gets a bad rap, but contrary to what many people believe, diabetics can take snacks. Snacks are needed to keep blood glucose levels stable, especially for those taking blood glucose lowering medicines and/or taking insulin shots.
Singaporean doctors are worried about the rising numbers of people with type 2 diabetes. The Hyflux study is exploring the idea of extra oxygenated water in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends lifestyle changes as the first line of treatment for people diagnosed with type-2 diabetes. The main aim of lifestyle modification is weight loss, which can reverse insulin resistance.
The UK Department of Health has revealed that England's kids eat breakfast with sugar content similar to desserts.
This free survival guide covers the basics you need to know when you've just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. You're not alone. This guide will help with type 2 diabetes awareness so you can reboot your life.
A recent study has found that consuming just 12 grams or 0.42 ounces of butter increases the risk of developing type-2 diabetes in the next five years.
Insulog is a snap-on device that automatically tracks insulin dosage. You only need to attach it to your insulin pen and pair it with the Insulog companion app and it will log the data on your phone using Bluetooth technology.
More than ever, there is strong pressure for people to be healthy and fit – most probably due to the alarmingly rising cases of diseases such as heart disease, cancer, obesity and type-2 diabetes.
The days of lying about our food intake are about to end, thanks to a urine test recently developed by researchers from 3 UK universities.
Diabetes is not only one of the most common illnesses in America but it is also one of the most expensive.
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.