Archive for 'Diabetes' Category

Diabetes and Weight Control

Cancers are unexpected and for the most part uncontrollable diseases that claim the lives of thousands of people each year. They run their cruel course in the most painful and often undignified way and they not only infect their victims but they also painfully overwhelm the lives of those who love them.  Other uncontrollable diseases [...]

Zinc

Zinc is a metal. It is an essential mineral that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. Zinc is the most common trace mineral in the body and is found in every cell, next to iron. Zinc also got antioxidant properties and it helps protect cells in [...]

Inflammation and Diabetes

Research shows that inflammation of the blood vessels causes tightening and thickening of the artery wall. This makes it more difficult for insulin to pass through the vessel wall and get to the cell where it is needed to transport glucose into the cell. This leads to insulin resistance, and it will also lead to a [...]

Type 2 diabetes

What is Type 2 Diabetes This condition arises due to either lower level of insulin produced or the cells not properly responding to the hormone. It affects 85 to 90 per cent of all people with diabetes and by far the most common form of diabetes. It is used to be called non-insulin dependent diabetes [...]

Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes – Type 1 Type 1 diabetes is a life-long condition that usually starts in childhood but can be diagnosed at any age. Type 1 diabetes affects over 140,000 people in Australia alone. It is very common in people aged under 30, but it can occur at any age. This condition results from pancreas not [...]