Drinking More Coffee Reduces Risk for Diabetes

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When it comes to your morning cup of java, drinking a second or third cup may be good for your health. There is evidence that shows coffee drinkers have a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, Parkinson’s disease and type 2 diabetes. And it seems for diabetes prevention the more coffee you drink, the better. … Read More

Control Diabetes With Yoga

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Regular physical activity is one of the most effective tools in diabetes management. Exercise can lower your blood glucose—also called blood sugar, blood pressure, and bad cholesterol while increasing your good cholesterol. It improves your body’s ability to use insulin and contributes to weight loss which might allow you to decrease the amount of medication … Read More

Vinegar & Diabetes: Can It Reduce Blood Glucose Levels?

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Vinegar continues to gain in popularity among consumers for its many purported health benefits including hypertension, weight loss, dandruff, leg cramps, fungal infections, and diabetes.  However, there is no clear scientific evidence to support these claims except for diabetes. In fact, there is an emerging body of evidence to support the benefit of vinegar in … Read More

Closing the Diabetes Disparities Gap

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When it comes to diabetes in the United States, minority populations are hardest hit. African Americans and Hispanics are almost twice as likely as non-Hispanic whites to be diagnosed with diabetes by a physician, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health and national examination surveys. African American and … Read More

Carb Counting For Flexible Diabetes Meal Planning

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There is no longer one “right” way for people with diabetes to eat. Instead, the American Diabetes Associations suggest people individualize their diets so they can eat what feels right to them and still maintain proper blood glucose, also known as blood sugar control. With meal planning tools like carbohydrate counting, you can do just … Read More