How Does Type 1 Diabetes Affect The Body

July 15, 2018

Diabetes is a disease that affects our body’s ability to process glucose in our blood. Obviously, since the amount of glucose in our body can not be neither too high nor too low, the presence of glucose is an important factor to consider. How does type 1 diabetes affect the body? This is the question [...]

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Diabetes Rates by Country

July 14, 2018

Diabetes is one of the fastest growing non communicable diseases in the world. The rate of each country varies wildly, so obviously it is of high interest to know diabetes rates by country using the latest available data. The finding has a lot of surprises. From the latest available figure, which is from 2010, it [...]

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Which Type of Diabetes is Genetic?

July 14, 2018

If you have wondered about whether diabetes is genetic or not, you are not alone. This is one of the most common questions asked by people who are diagnosed with diabetes, or with parents who have children with diabetes. As you probably already know, there are two type of diabetes, type 1 diabetes and type [...]

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Type 1 Diabetes Support Groups

July 13, 2018

A family and an individual will be able to deal with life’s struggles and challenges thrown at them if they have the right support groups. Coping with diabetes is no different, and type 1 diabetes support groups are among the most important aspects of diabetes management. It is very common for anyone to feel helpless [...]

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Agave Nectar and Diabetes

July 13, 2018

If you have diabetes, you will want to watch what you eat and drink. Foods with a lot of carb and sugar content are something you should avoid since they have high GI, or glycemic index. How about alternative sweetener? How about agave nectar and diabetes? Is it safe? We will explore agave nectar and [...]

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Is Type 1 Diabetes an Autoimmune Disease

July 12, 2018

Type 1 diabetes accounts less than 10% of all diabetes cases. While type 2 diabetes is due to an insufficiency of insulin, or of cells resistance to insulin, type 1 diabetes is different; it is caused by the lack of insulin produced by our body. Please read further to understand the answer to the question [...]

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