AADE offers self-care tips for those who have diabetes From Thanksgiving through New Year&39.

Challenges of the growing season include high-excess fat, carb-loaded food, celebrations with alcohol, tempting desserts and a timetable that keeps you too busy to squeeze in your normal fitness activities. That is even harder when you have diabetes and have to keep your blood sugar levels under control. With the holiday season coming, take the time to take into account how you'll cope with the occasions, the family you'll be going to and every one of the to-dos, says Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE, president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators . By preparing in advance you can benefit from the fun but still be healthy. AADE gives some self-care ideas to help people with diabetes keep the condition under control during the holidays: HEALTHY EATING: You can eat right, just plan ahead. Continue reading

Very High-Calorie Diets Show How Overeating May Lead to Diabetes: WEDNESDAY.

Very High-Calorie Diets Show How Overeating May Lead to Diabetes: – WEDNESDAY, Sept colchicine . 9, 2015 – – Everyone understands that high-calorie diet plans are tied to obesity and, all too often, to type 2 diabetes. Now, a small study suggests that gorging on meals can easily tip the body into a ‘pre-diabetic’ state. The research involved six healthy men who were either of normal weight or overweight. The study team asked the men to consume 6, 000 calories of a typical American diet each day for one week. That’s a huge increase in diet: According to the Institute of Medicine, a healthy diet for the average sedentary male aged 30 to 50 years should average around 2,200 calories per day. Continue reading