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Top 5 Reasons to Monitor Your Blood Sugar

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 3, 2016 12:51:13 PM

Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases that affects an individual’s blood glucose levels. Today, roughly 29.1 million Americans are living with diabetes, accounting for 9.3% of the total U.S. population. While there is currently no cure for diabetes, regularly monitoring your glucose levels can help you to take the necessary steps in regulating your blood sugar and live a healthy life. Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Monitor Your Blood Sugar:

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Blueberry Health Benefits

Posted by healtheo360 on May 2, 2016 9:56:03 AM

Blueberry Health Benefits

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Type 1 Diabetes: Symptoms and Life with the Disease

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 18, 2016 12:36:45 PM

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus type 1 (also known as type 1 diabetes, or T1D; formerly known as insulin-dependent diabetes or juvenile diabetes) is a metabolic disease.  It occurs when the immune system destroys beta cells in the pancreas.  Beta cells produce a hormone called insulin.  This hormone is needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells in order to produce energy.  Only 5% of people with diabetes have this form of the disease.  Type 1 is more common among white people than in African Americans.  Women and men are affected equally.  Although the disease typically starts in individuals under the age of 20, it can occur at any stage of life.

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Diabetes Blog Week 2015 Day 1: I Can Still Pursue My Dreams

Posted by healtheo360 on May 12, 2015 5:02:16 PM

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Good Carb vs. Bad Carb [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 6, 2014 3:47:36 PM

What Carbs to Eat:

What is a good or bad carb? Find out what kind of carbohydrates are better for you compared to others and how they work with this carb infographic and blog.

 

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Lessen Diabetes Risk with Fruits and Veggies with Flavonoids

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 26, 2014 10:26:23 AM

AlinaMD/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Foods that people should eat regularly but usually don't are potential lifesavers, according to British researchers.

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From Helper Monkeys to Seizure Detecting Dogs, There are Service Animals for Everyone

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 2, 2013 4:21:56 PM

 

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Growing Pains: Childhood Obesity in America [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 14, 2013 10:34:45 AM

Childhood Obesity in America

Additionally obese and overweight children are 70% more likely to develop a cardiovascular disease later in life and are at higher risk for breast cancer, colon cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and prostate cancer. Obese and overweight children are significantly more likely to develop prediabetes, a medical condition where glucose levels indicate an extreme risk for developing diabetes. Thankfully prediabetes can be managed in its early stages with diet, exercise, and utilization of diabetic support groups.

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Team healtheo360 Attends American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Expo

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 13, 2013 5:09:13 PM


Diabetes has increased by 13% in NYC in the last decade and is the currently the 4th leading cause of death among New Yorkers. The impact diabetes has on our city is alarming. In an effort to spread awareness and prevent diabetes, the American Diabetes Association hosted its Diabetes Expo at the Jacob Javits Center this past Saturday, March 9th, 2013.

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Type 2 Diabetes Prevented and Reversed by Swedish Researchers

Posted by healtheo360 on Oct 9, 2012 9:18:26 AM

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