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type 2 diabetes

Diabetes
June 16, 2019

Do you have insulin resistance?

nsulin resistance can very easily lead to Type 2 diabetes. So how do you know that your body is becoming insulin resistant? Here’s what you need to know.
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Food & nutritionWeight Loss
March 19, 2019

How to lose belly fat

Many of us are quick to dismiss body fat changes as “a normal part of ageing” but ignoring a growing waistline isn’t a good strategy. Being overweight dramatically increases your risk for life-threatening diseases, especially as you get older.
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Diabetes
November 14, 2014

The other side of diabetes: Facts you might not know

Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in the world and without a radical change in our lifestyle, it’s only going to get worse. Today is World Diabetes Day and the aim is educate people about the ins and outs of diabetes. But instead of looking the causes and symptoms, which you can find here, let’s look as some lesser known facts you might not know about. (more…)
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Diabetes
July 7, 2014

Could you be suffering from Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is much more common than type 1 diabetes, and while adults have a higher risk of developing it, a lot more children are being diagnosed - due to the increase in childhood obesity. (more…)
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Diabetes
December 3, 2013

The best drinks for type 2 diabetes

In healthy people, insulin is produced by the pancreas: When you eat or drink, food is broken down into smaller parts, some of which is a form of sugar. Insulin acts like a key: unlocking cells so that sugar can move from the blood into the body tissues, to be used for energy. Diabetes is a problem with the function of insulin: either the key (insulin itself) isn’t working, or the lock (the cell) struggles to let sugar into the cell. When you have “high blood sugar” - the body produces too little insulin, or the tissues don’t respond to…
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