Goldwheat Diabetic Insulin Cooler Bag

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="250"] Available From Amazon[/caption] The Goldwheat Diabetic Insulin Cooler Bag is an excellent carrier for your diabetic equipment. It’s small and convenient and insulated with the highest quality insulation. The package comes with the insulin bag and two ice packs that you’ll want to keep in the refrigerator (10 to 12 hours) until using the bag. There are designations within the bag on where to keep your insulin pen or bottles and refills to make it convenient to carry so you don’t have to worry about breakage or tears. The Goldwheat Diabetic Insulin Cooler Bag is small and intimate so you can travel easily with it. It’s also FDA approved to be non-toxic. This cooler bag for diabetics’ equipment is multi-layered with thermal insulation, storage and a buffer…
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Low Carb Diet for Diabetes Control

Diabetes, Diet, Nutrition, Vegan Diet
A diagnosis of diabetes means that your body doesn’t properly process the sugars in food and you need to adopt a diet plan that can also provide the body with energy and growth. The three types of diabetes include type 1, type 2 and gestational. Each requires a different medical plan of action. A low-carb diet is considered best for most diabetics, but a complete diet plan for your diabetes condition may be totally different from another diabetic’s. Be sure you do the research, discuss your condition with your doctor and develop the right plan for you. How Carbs Impact a Diabetic’s Blood Sugar The impact of carbs on a diabetic’s blood sugar is simple to understand. Your body breaks down the sugar and turns it into energy when you’re…
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Exercise Plan for Diabetes Control

Diabetes, Fitness
Adopting an exercise program is important in every person’s life no matter if they’re disabled or have the body of an athlete. But for a diabetic, it could mean life and death. A diagnosis of diabetes means that you have to change your lifestyle to combat the risk of developing even more serious health problems. Exercise plans that combine slow-paced exercises such as Yoga with exercises that increase cardiovascular fitness are essential to manage your diabetes properly. It’s important to take steps to prevent injury in any exercise plan you choose, but even more so with diabetics since wound healing is worsened and slower than normal. The Important Role of Exercise in Diabetes Management Everyone should know by now that exercise is an important part of maintaining or losing weight…
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Natural Therapies For Type 2 Diabetes Part 4

Diabetes, Holistic Medicine, Meditation
This is the last part of our article discussing natural therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Transcendental Meditation Transcendental Meditation (TM) teaches practitioners a simple non-denominational method of meditation. Practitioners meditate twice a day for 20 minutes. According to the official Transcendental Meditation website, the method is simple, natural, and accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds. Getting Started Based on testimonials and the information presented on the official Transcendental Meditation website, the technique is not difficult to learn. A person simply needs appropriate instruction, a place to sit and to set aside twenty minutes twice a day in their schedule. However, those wishing to learn the technique must locate a certified TM teacher in their area. This is easily accomplished using the directory on the TM website. After making…
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Natural Therapies For Type 2 Diabetes Part 3

Diabetes, Heart Health, Holistic Medicine
We now move on to some of the more physical type treatments Yoga offers a noninvasive way to manage diabetes. It is relatively simple to add to a person’s daily routine, because it requires little equipment, only a yoga mat or soft carpet and some space. Yoga instruction has also become widely available via local studios, gyms, and on DVD. A 2010 study conducted by the Kasturba Medical College shows the efficacy of yoga practice for type 2 diabetes patients. The three-month study showed yoga to be an effective therapy in reducing oxidative stress in type 2 diabetes. Yoga is also beneficial in improving glycemic parameters and BMI and can be administered as an add-on therapy to standard lifestyle intervention. In short, yoga helps the body utilize antioxidants, like Vitamin…
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Natural Therapies For Type 2 Diabetes Part 2

Diabetes, Diet, Heart Health, Holistic Medicine, Natural Healing, Nutrition
Lets continue with a discussion about Nutrition And Plant Foods One of the most important elements in diabetes management is diet because it is food and eating practices that affect blood sugars the most. An unhealthy type 2 diabetes specific diet will lead to out of control blood sugar, which greatly increases risks for heart disease, stroke, neuropathy, retinopathy, kidney disease, and premature death. Diet is of utmost importance to the overweight or obese. According to the Centers For Disease Control, even a 5% to 7% loss in bodyweight can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in the overweight. Thousands of people have reversed their type 2 diabetes with significant weight loss following bariatric surgery. For these reasons, a nutritionist can be the greatest asset in diabetes…
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Natural Therapies For Type 2 Diabetes Part 1

Diabetes, Heart Health, Holistic Medicine
Lets start with a discussion about what diabetes is Diabetes mellitus (or just “diabetes”) is a metabolic disorder associated with elevated blood glucose. Normally, we take in glucose from the stomach when we eat foods containing carbohydrates. The glucose elevation triggers the islet cells in the pancreas to put out a hormone known as insulin. Insulin binds to cells in the body allowing the cells to take up the glucose to use as fuel for cells. Without insulin production or with insulin resistance, glucose cannot get into the cells, which do not get enough nutrients and the sugar (glucose) in the bloodstream elevates, damaging organs and blood vessels. This is when diabetes occurs. Two Types of Diabetes The first is type 1 diabetes, which is considered an autoimmune disease where…
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How Stress Affects Blood Sugar Part 2

Diabetes, Stress Management
Stress Management Solutions That Are Perfect for Diabetics Diabetics should realize the importance of finding solutions to chronic stress because of the extra risk of developing severe complications. And besides having all the stresses everyone else is dealing with, the diabetic also has the stress of being a diabetic and everything that entails - such as monitoring blood glucose. Great ways to relieve stress for anyone includes exercise, meditation and deep breathing. If you’re a diabetic, you may need to think about the types of stress you’re dealing with and try various types of exercise until you find one that works. For example, emotional stress might be reduced by taking some time away from your current environment to relax and meditate in a quiet place. Pay attention to your breathing…
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How Stress Affects Blood Sugar Part 1

Diabetes, Health, Stress Management
Stress is a diabolical attack that can cause diabetes to spiral out of control. When the body is stressed, it reacts in several ways that affect every part of your body, including your blood glucose levels. Simply dealing with the day to day management of diabetes is stressful and can become an obstacle to preventing a roller coaster of harmful reactions. The nerve cells in your body releases adrenalin and cortisol when you’re stressed. When you have diabetes, your body may not have the ability to process this sudden rush of glucose. Relentless stress from a diabetic condition or from other problems can eventually cause mental and physical distress, making the management of your diabetes condition even more difficult. The Vicious Cycle of Stress on Diabetes When you add a…
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What Happens If Type 2 Diabetes Is Ignored

Diabetes, Diet, Heart Health, Nutrition
What Happens If Type 2 Diabetes Is Not Addressed or Detected In its early stages, type 2 diabetes may not even present symptoms, which makes it easy to ignore or go undetected. However, to prevent damage to your major organs such as your heart, kidneys, and blood vessels, it's important to check in with your doctor and keep an eye on your blood sugar levels. So naturally, it's important to treat diabetes it as soon as possible. And if you do experience early symptoms, these may include fatigue, increased hunger and thirst, dry mouth, frequent urination, dry mouth, and itchy skin. Over time, these symptoms may become worse as diabetes starts to damage internal organs. Some of the complications of untreated type 2 diabetes are: Diabetic ketoacidosis Among the short-term…
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