What You Must Know About Diabetes

Advertisements Diabetes Mellitus is a disease in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone that helps the bodys tissues absorb glucose (sugar) so it can be used as a source of energy. The condition may also develop if muscle, fat, and liver cells respond poorly to insulin. In people with diabetes, glucoseContinue reading “What You Must Know About Diabetes”

Five Medication-free Strategies To Prevent Heart Disease

Advertisements There are methods to help prevent heart disease other than leading a healthy life style. Heart disease is the leading cause of death yet it does not have to be a factor in your life. Here are five strategies to help protect the heart from heart disease. 1. Smoking or other tobacco products areContinue reading “Five Medication-free Strategies To Prevent Heart Disease”

Atherosclerosis Symptoms, Causes, prevention and Treatment

Advertisements By atherosclerosis the inside of the arteries are thickened, hardened and stiffened, causing the space for blood flow to be narrowed or closed. This will decrease the oxygen supply to local or distant tissues. The primary symptom of this is pain, poor organ function and bad general condition. The further consequences are tissue damage,Continue reading “Atherosclerosis Symptoms, Causes, prevention and Treatment”

7 Reasons Why Smoking is Even More Hazardous for Diabetics

Advertisements Here are 7 reasons why mixing diabetes with smoking is a very bad idea: 1) You are more likely to get nerve damage (neuropathy). This is because smoking affects your blood circulation and that in turn means your nerve endings are not getting the nutrients they need. If this happens to the nerves inContinue reading “7 Reasons Why Smoking is Even More Hazardous for Diabetics”