Many of the diseases affecting Bahamians are silent killers that affect you before you feel anything wrong. That’s why knowing your health numbers today is much better than waiting to see the doctor after you’re sick.
Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas loses its ability to produce insulin. Treatment of type 1 diabetes involves the administration of insulin in a way that mimics what the pancreas would have done.
With the incidence of diabetes on the rise, the need for diet and lifestyle change is becoming more apparent. Nutrition is one approach to diabetes management that can have a significant impact on a person’s current and future health.
The emotionally eating well concept takes into account what you desire for taste and nutrition, and what your body needs in order to work well emotionally and physically.
In the same manner, in which someone should see a dentist when they’re experiencing tooth pain or an optometrist when experiencing eye problems, podiatrists are the go-to specialists for all issues concerning the foot and ankle.
Scientific research shows there is a definite connection between poor oral health, mainly periodontal disease and a number of chronic systematic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, pneumonia, and cancer just to name a few.
Cleo Thompson is the winner of the $100 cash prize drawing for providing her feedback on the June ZOOM In On Diabetes meeting.
Pre-diabetes in its simplest form is an elevated blood glucose (sugar) level that is not high enough to be called type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes is a complex and serious disease, and managing it every day can be challenging. To help you, diabetes educators have developed seven key areas to focus on.