Diabetes as a Family Trait

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Genetics contribute to the chances of developing diabetes. This is because people with diabetes inherit a genetic predisposition towards the disease. However, environmental factors also come into play. For example, it is speculated that identical twins who ought to have the same genetic chances of contracting the disease (because...
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Causesof Diabetes

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Diabetes can strike anyone, from any walk of life. The World Health Organization estimates that by 2030, the number of people living with diabetes will more than double.  Today, diabetes takes more lives than AIDS and breast cancer combined! Living with diabetes places an enormous emotional, physical and financial burden...
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Diabetes Awareness

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The only sure way to know if you have diabetes is to actually have your doctor test you. There are some signs, and if you experience any of these signs then you may want to ask your doctor to test you for diabetes. One reason you should ask your...
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Managing Carbs with Diabetes

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Eating the right foods is vital to the management and treatment of diabetes. Managing carbs with diabetes and making the right food choices is essential. What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the body is unable to process carbs properly. A hormone known as insulin is...
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Insulin Production

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Insulin is the main anabolic hormone in the human body. That makes it a very important hormone for regulation of the metabolic process. The majority of insulin production happens in our pancreas. That is the most relevant function of the pancreas as an organ. It is important to know...
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Essential Steps for Treating Diabetes Early

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Millions of people around the world struggle with diabetes. Their bodies become insulin resistant over time. This disease can be treated effectively with a combination of lifestyle changes and medications, but an early diagnosis is the key to effective long-term management. Treating diabetes early; before seeing complications, can help...
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Diagnosing Diabetes

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Diabetes is achronic disease associated with abnormally high levels of blood sugar(glucose). This condition currently affects approximately 415 million people worldwide. Diagnosing diabetes at its earliest stage is vital, so that the person living with the condition can be able to manage it for the long term as well...
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Diabetes and a Healthy Diet

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It is important for people with diabetes to make sure that they maintain a healthy and a well-balanced diet – which can be a large part of treatment. Diet can be combined with other tools to make a powerful impact and have benefits to the patient’s life, while helping...
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