Prev post1 of 3Next According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million Americans have diabetes and by 2020 half of all Americans will suffer from this disease. Diabetes causes high blood sugar (glucose) levels due to lack of insulin production or function. It is mainly classified as either Type 1, in which the body fails
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Diabetics can have problems in their eyes due to their condition, so make sure you go to the optometrist for testing at least once a year. Many optometrists have special machines, which can look inside your eyeball to check for the typical damage of a diabetic, and can sometimes diagnose your disease before you even have symptoms! Diabetics must remember that cough lozenges are still candies!... FULL ARTICLE @ http://www.diabetes-matters.com/great-advice-for-anyone-diagnosed-with-diabetes-3/
Generally, clean eating for diabetics involves keeping the amount of carbohydrates you consume in check. This menu is based on the guidelines of the American Diabetes Association. Even with dietary restrictions, it’s possible to eat a versatile and delicious range of foods. Diabetics don’t have to settle for a stale menu of the same old foods day in and day out.
If you have type II Diabetes then it's time to say goodbye to fried foods. The breading on most fried food is full of carbohydrates, typically has sugar added to it, and soaks up unhealthy oils. You really don't want to be ingesting any of these unhealthy things. Diabetics should keep their water intake high, so take a bottle with you to save some money at the mall. You'll find water fountains in most... FULL ARTICLE @ http://www.diabetes-matters.com/diabetic-tips-and-tricks-that-may-help-7/