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Living Well With Diabetes is a health educational news series. It is the first interactive online mobile based TV news series to educated and inform the public about the dangers of diabetes, We will look at the history, prevention, common myths and topics that deal with health and life living with Type I & II Diabetes.
Now in it's Second season, we will continue to expose the alarming rise in Diabetes among people 20yrs or older.
What makes Living Well With Diabetes so unique? It is interactive. On your desktop/laptop just click on the video and you're instantly transported to detailed information about the subject and guest.
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What Do You Want to Know About Type 2 Diabetes? Written by Katherine Brind'Amour Medically Reviewed on July 24, 2014 by Peggy Pletcher, MS, RD, LD, CDE
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which people have problems regulating their blood sugar. People with diabetes have high blood sugar because their bodies: - do not produce enough insulin - are not responsive to insulin - a combination of both
Type 2 diabetes is extremely common. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that over 29 million children and adults in the United States have some form of diabetes. That is about 9 percent of the population. The vast majority of these people have type 2 diabetes. How Type 2 Diabetes Affects Blood Sugar
When you eat food, the body digests the carbohydrates in into a type of sugar called glucose. Glucose is the main source of energy for cells. Cells rely on the hormone insulin to absorb and use glucose as a form of energy. Insulin is produced by the pancreas.
People usually develop type 2 diabetes because their cells have become resistant to insulin. Then, over time, their body may stop making sufficient insulin as well. These problems lead to blood sugar, or glucose, building up in the blood... Read More
Myriad factors besides weight loss can improve your bodyís insulin sensitivity and, consequently, reverse prediabetes or improve diabetes control. Donít try just adding some or more exercise in. For optimal results, try to improve your bodyís insulin action by several of these means as their effects are likely to add together to result in a greater overall effect. Read More
Youíve taken the first step: vowing to eat well, starting now. Many dieters are so determined to finally lose that weight that the pounds will indeed start to whittle away. The problem, though, is that many havenít learned from their mistakes... Read More
Getting your butt to the gym is hard enough without wasting your time and energy believing old wivesí tales. Case in point: Lifting weights wonít turn you into Hulk Hogan, just like a few extra squats wonít make you a Kardashian. Read More
Checked out the new Apple Watch yet? One of the most exciting aspects for people with diabetes is the Dexcom G4 Share2 app you can use on the watch to view and share your glucose data results. Read More
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