Continuous blood glucose monitoring systems use a tiny sensor inserted under the skin to check glucose levels in tissue fluid. These devices provide real-time measurements of glucose levels, with glucose levels displayed at 5-minute or 1-minute intervals.
Caring for your teeth is not only important for a healthy oral cavity but it is also the key to your heart health. A six year follow-up study conducted in the U.S. has shown a positive relation between periodontitis (an infection that spoils gums and bone supporting the teeth leading to tooth loss) and risk of coronary heart disease.
Previous research shows that nuts and other foods that are high in polyunsaturated fats have health benefits in people with Diabetes and heart disease. Nuts are a rich source of nutrients with proven benefits.
The rates of obesity and Diabetes are rapidly increasing. It is well-known that increasing your physical activity does wonder for your blood sugar levels and other complications that are associated with Diabetes. Walking is one of the best options for people with Diabetes.
The most common apprehension that people with Diabetes share is the fear of needles. The regular jabbing and insertion makes it painful and stressful. With i-Port, managing blood sugar levels has now become very easy.
Obesity and Diabetes are the leading cause of disability and death worldwide. Evidence indicates that gastric bypass improves blood sugar levels in Type 2 diabetes; however, further investigations are required that compare surgical versus non-surgical methods.
Maintaining cholesterol levels is of vital importance for a better heart health. But recent studies have found that only checking cholesterol levels cannot give a complete picture of the risk of cardiovascular event.
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the blood sugar levels are high either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin or both. Some people need to take insulin injections to manage their blood sugar levels.
If you are feeding your toddler with fruit juice, you should not continue doing the same. Research says that fruit juices are not healthy for children of or below the age of one year. Fruit juices lack fibre and are found to be high in glucose value.
Adhesive capsulitis (commonly known as frozen shoulder) is a painful disorder, where the movement of the shoulder is restricted. Having Diabetes increases your risk of developing a frozen shoulder.
Potatoes are widely consumed among Indians as a staple food. They primarily contain starches and have high glycaemic load and glycaemic index, and thus, are associated with higher risk of Type 2 Diabetes.
The epidemic of flu has been on the rise. If you take statins then you need to be well informed by your doctor on how effective the administered flu vaccine is going to be. As two studies published in the Journal on Infectious Diseases have shown that statins may dampen the effect of flu vaccine.