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Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 1:56pm On Jun 13, 2016
5 Ways to Beat Type 2 Diabetes

By Jan Sheehan | Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH

The secret to managing type 2 diabetes doesn't come in a pill. In most cases, these simple lifestyle changes will do the trick.
It's no secret that type 2 diabetes is on the rise around the world. But if you've been diagnosed, there's a lot you can do to improve your health — and the best place to start is by changing your lifestyle.

“Basic principles of good health like eating right, exercising regularly, and maintaining a healthy weight can be as effective as medicine in the management of type 2 diabetes for most people,” says dietitian Sue McLaughlin, RD, diabetes educator and president of health care and education for the American Diabetes Association. That's backed up by the Look AHEAD study, a large clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The researchers found that over a four-year period, changes like eating a healthier diet and getting more exercise led to weight loss and improved diabetes control in 5000 overweight or obese participants with type 2 diabetes.

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If you're ready to make positive changes to help control diabetes, here's how to get started.

** Managing Type 2 Diabetes: Improve Your Diet

Keeping close tabs on your diet is a major way to manage type 2 diabetes. A healthy diet for people with type 2 diabetes includes fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, lean meats, and low-fat dairy. Focus on eating fruits and non-starchy vegetables, like broccoli, carrots, and lettuce, and having smaller portions of starchy foods, meat, and dairy products. Be especially careful about loading up on foods that are high on the glycemic index (GI), a system that ranks foods according to how they affect glucose levels. High-GI foods include white breads, white rice, and soda.

Limit fast food, too. In a 15-year study of 3,000 young adults, those who ate fast food more than twice a week developed insulin resistance (a diabetes risk factor) at twice the rate of people who weren’t fast food junkies. Plus, fast food is loaded with refined carbohydrates, trans fats, and sodium, which can be especially unhealthy for people with type 2 diabetes.

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** Managing Type 2 Diabetes: Lose Weight

Shedding pounds can improve blood sugar levels and help keep type 2 diabetes under control. And you don’t have to lose a lot of weight to make a difference. “If you already have type 2 diabetes, losing just 10 to 15 pounds can lower your glucose levels,” says McLaughlin.

Where your fat is distributed also affects your diabetes risk and management. People who carry most of their fat in their belly (apple shape) are more prone to type 2 diabetes than those with fat mostly in the thighs, hips, and buttocks (pear shape). A woman whose waist measures more than 35 inches and a man with a 40-inch waist need to lose weight for good diabetes management, says McLaughlin, adding that a healthy diet and regular aerobic exercise will whittle away weight in the stomach area.

** Managing Type 2 Diabetes: Exercise Regularly

Even without losing a pound, exercise can help keep type 2 diabetes under control.
“When you do physical activity, such as walking, your muscle contractions push glucose out of your blood into your cells,” explains McLaughlin. The result: Better blood sugar levels.
Of course, the more intense the exercise, the better. In one study of vigorous exercise and type 2 diabetes, women who walked quickly gained more protection from type 2 diabetes than those who walked at a more leisurely pace.

Regular weight-lifting sessions can also help keep blood sugar levels steady. McLaughlin recommends using hand weights or resistance bands for 30 minutes two to three times a week.

** Managing Type 2 Diabetes: Control Sleep Apnea

Many overweight people with type 2 diabetes also have sleep apnea, a condition in which a person stops breathing temporarily while sleeping.

People with type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea are at higher risk of death from heart attack and stroke. Their blood sugar levels also fluctuate more dramatically while sleeping than in those who have type 2 diabetes, but not sleep apnea, according to one study. These fluctuations have been linked to a higher risk for diabetic complications.

Severe cases of sleep apnea may need to be treated with surgery or by wearing a special device while sleeping, but less severe cases can be managed by losing weight. Talk to your doctor if you suspect you may have sleep apnea — loud snoring is one sign. A special sleep test can diagnose sleep apnea.

** Managing Type 2 Diabetes: Soothe Stress

Stress can make blood sugar levels harder to control, says McLaughlin. Try relaxation techniques to chase away stress. Top-notch stress busters include yoga, tai chi, meditation, massage, and soothing music.

As a bonus, stress relief may help you sleep better, important because studies show that not getting enough sleep can worsen type 2 diabetes. Sleeping less than six hours a night has also been found to contribute to impaired glucose tolerance, a condition that often precedes type 2 diabetes.

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Besides yoga, try deep breathing before bed. Other tips to try:
• Avoid alcohol, caffeine, and spicy foods at night.
• Maintain a slightly cool temperature in your sleep environment.
• Block out all light and noise.
• Go to bed at the same time every night to establish a sleep schedule.

These management strategies can have a dramatic impact on blood sugar levels and the progression of type 2 diabetes, says McLaughlin. Simple lifestyle changes will improve how you feel today, and help ensure a healthier future.
Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 2:33pm On Jun 13, 2016
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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 1:17pm On Jun 14, 2016
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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 1:48pm On Jun 17, 2016
Do You Know That “Heart failure is a powerful predictor of mortality in patients with both type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.” – William B. White, M.D., FASH, FAHA, FACP

Today at our 76th Scientific Sessions, researchers presented findings that people with type 2 diabetes and heart disease who experience non-fatal cardiovascular events, such as heart attack or stroke, are at a higher risk of cardiovascular-related death—those previously hospitalized for heart failure being at the highest risk. This study underscores the need to further examine the causes of heart failure and make use of preventive therapies for people with type 2 diabetes.

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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 1:09pm On Jun 23, 2016
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a. eye disease - 76% reduced risk
b. kidney disease - 50% reduced risk
c. nerve disease - 60% reduced risk

Study Findings

Intensive blood glucose control reduces risk of

d. any cardiovascular disease event - 42% reduced risk
e. nonfatal heart attack, stroke, or death from cardiovascular causes - 57% reduced risk

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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 3:23pm On Jun 23, 2016
6 Types Of Obesity

Are you obese? What type of obesity are you suffering from? This one is a bit more difficult. Here is a list of all six different types of obesity:
1. Obesity of food
2. Obesity “nervous stomach”
3. Gluten obesity
4. Atherogenic metabolic obesity
5. Obesity due to venous circulation
6. Obesity of inactivity

You might find out relative disease because of obesity:
(a) Young healthy females- Young women suffering from type 2 diabetes.

(b) Heavy-drinking males- Men consuming a large amount of alcohol and suffering from few obesity disorders such as type 2 diabetes.

(c) Dejected and anxious middle-aged- Mainly ladies with poor mental health and fitness.

(d) Rich and healthy aged- Generally those persons who are healthy but facing issues of liquor addiction and hypertension.

(e) Physically ill but cheerful elderly- Older people with a sound mental condition but suffering from chronic disorders such as degenerative joint disease.

(f) Poorest health- Destitute persons suffering from a number of chronic diseases.

Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 11:34am On Jun 27, 2016
The main goals of the World Health Day 2016 (WHO) campaign will be to:

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• Increase awareness about the rise in diabetes, and its staggering burden and consequences, in particular in low-and middle-income countries;

• Trigger a set of specific, effective and affordable actions to tackle diabetes. These will include steps to prevent diabetes and diagnose, treat and care for people with diabetes; and

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• Launch the first Global report on diabetes, which will describe the burden and consequences of diabetes and advocate for stronger health systems to ensure improved surveillance, enhanced prevention, and more effective management of diabetes.

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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 10:23am On Jun 28, 2016
We're still catching our breath following the American Diabetes Association's huge 76th Scientific Sessions conference in New Orleans, where diabetes tech and treatments and other science took center stage. So what about cure research, you may ask?

Sorry, no cure yet.

But the topic was certainly touched on with some excitement -- especially in light of recent headlines about steps forward in biological methods to end diabetes once and for all. Following ADA, we reached out to some of the more prominent researchers who tend to draw the most attention when ever Cure Talk comes up. Here's what's on our radar, as of this mid-point of June 2016:


ADA's Pathway to Stop Diabetes

One session at ADA featured a handful of researchers working as part of the ongoing grant-funded, prestigious Pathway to Stop Diabetes program. Among them was Dr. Thomas Delong, a researcher in Colorado who also lives with T1D and whom we interviewed about his work earlier this year. Thomas is studying the body's immune system attacks and how beta cells are destroyed, in hopes of understanding why that happens and what can be done to prevent it.
Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 1:12pm On Jun 29, 2016
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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by hatundalexander: 1:34pm On Jun 29, 2016
You are correct, lifestyle is crucial. Many studies indicate that nutrition influences blood sugar levels: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/in-depth/diabetes-management/art-20047963
Doing sports and staying active in general is another good way of helping yourself.
But in some cases, simply changing a lifestyle is “too little, too late”. If you already have high blood sugar, insuline injections - [url]https://rxed.eu/en/i/Insuman/ [/url]- are your best bet. Prescription medicine can be a life saver.
Hopefully, medicine will go even further and discovers a cure, not just a treatment for this disease.

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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 12:03pm On Jul 01, 2016
Every year, the World Health Organization selects a priority area of global public health concern as the theme for World Health Day, which falls on 7 April, the birthday of the Organization.

The theme for World Health Day 2016 will be diabetes, a noncommunicable disease (NCD) directly impacting millions of people of globally, mostly in low- and middle-income countries.

Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose which may over time lead to serious damage to the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves. The prevalence of diabetes has been steadily increasing in the past few decades, in particular in low- and middle-income countries. Knowledge exists to reverse this trend through targeted prevention and appropriate care.

Not just a health issue
But diabetes – the main forms of which are type 1 and type 2 diabetes – is not just a health issue.

Diabetes and its complications bring about substantial economic loss to people with diabetes and their families, and to health systems and national economies through direct medical costs and loss of work and wages.

Working to prevent, detect and treat diabetes is also critical to development. Within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Governments have set an ambitious target to reduce premature mortality from NCDs – including diabetes – by one third; achieve universal health coverage; and provide access to affordable essential medicines – all by 2030.

Diabetes is one of four priority NCDs targeted by world leaders in the 2011 Political Declaration on the Prevention and Control of NCDs and the SDGs 2016-2030. The Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of NCDs 2013-2020 provides a roadmap and menu of policy options to attain nine voluntary global targets, including an additional target to halt the rise in diabetes and obesity by 2025.

Diabetes matters to many
Diabetes, therefore, is an issue relevant to people around the world, as well as multiple stakeholders, including government, civil society, the private sector, and intergovernmental agencies.

While every country and community is at a different stage in addressing its diabetes challenge, there are a number of activities that could be considered at national and local level on World Health Day 2016 to help achieve its objectives to increase awareness and trigger a set of actions to tackle diabetes.

The number of people living with diabetes has almost quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults, with most living in developing countries. Factors driving this dramatic rise include overweight and obesity, WHO announced ahead of World Health Day.

WHO is marking its annual World Health Day (7 April), which celebrates the Organization’s founding in 1948, by issuing a call for action on diabetes. In its first “Global report on diabetes”, WHO highlights the need to step up prevention and treatment of the disease.

Health-promoting environments reduce risk factors
Measures needed include expanding health-promoting environments to reduce diabetes risk factors, like physical inactivity and unhealthy diets, and strengthening national capacities to help people with diabetes receive the treatment and care they need to manage their conditions.

“If we are to make any headway in halting the rise in diabetes, we need to rethink our daily lives: to eat healthily, be physically active, and avoid excessive weight gain,” says Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General. “Even in the poorest settings, governments must ensure that people are able to make these healthy choices and that health systems are able to diagnose and treat people with diabetes.”

Diabetes is a chronic, progressive noncommunicable disease (NCD) characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose (blood sugar). It occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough of the insulin hormone, which regulates blood sugar, or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces.

Key findings from WHO’s “Global report on diabetes”
Among the key findings from the “Global report on diabetes” are:

The number of people living with diabetes and its prevalence are growing in all regions of the world. In 2014, 422 million adults (or 8.5% of the population) had diabetes, compared with 108 million (4.7%) in 1980.
The epidemic of diabetes has major health and socioeconomic impacts, especially in developing countries.
In 2014, more than 1 in 3 adults aged over 18 years were overweight and more than one in 10 were obese.
The complications of diabetes can lead to heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure and lower limb amputation. For example, rates of lower limb amputation are 10 to 20 times higher for people with diabetes.
Diabetes caused 1.5 million deaths in 2012. Higher-than-optimal blood glucose caused an additional 2.2 million deaths by increasing the risks of cardiovascular and other diseases.
Many of these deaths (43%) occur prematurely, before the age of 70 years, and are largely preventable through adoption of policies to create supportive environments for healthy lifestyles and better detection and treatment of the disease.
Good management includes use of a small set of generic medicines; interventions to promote healthy lifestyles; patient education to facilitate self-care; and regular screening for early detection and treatment of complications.
Global commitments to reduce diabetes
“Many cases of diabetes can be prevented, and measures exist to detect and manage the condition, improving the odds that people with diabetes live long and healthy lives,” says Dr Oleg Chestnov, WHO’s Assistant Director-General for NCDs and Mental Health. “But change greatly depends on governments doing more, including by implementing global commitments to address diabetes and other NCDs.”

These include meeting Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 3.4, which calls for reducing premature death from NCDs, including diabetes, by 30% by 2030. Governments have also committed to achieving 4 time-bound national commitments set out in the 2014 UN General Assembly “Outcome Document on Noncommunicable Diseases”, and attaining the 9 global targets laid out in the WHO “Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of NCDs”, which include halting the rise in diabetes and obesity.

“Around 100 years after the insulin hormone was discovered, the “Global report on diabetes” shows that essential diabetes medicines and technologies, including insulin, needed for treatment are generally available in only 1 in 3 of the world’s poorest countries,” says Dr Etienne Krug, Director of WHO’s Department for the Management of NCDs, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention. “Access to insulin is a matter of life or death for many people with diabetes. Improving access to insulin and NCD medicines in general should be a priority.”

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Global efforts are underway to make medicines, including for NCDs, more available and affordable. Commitments from world leaders, including the SDGs, the 2011 “UN Political Declaration on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases”, the 2014 UN General Assembly “Outcome Document on Noncommunicable Diseases”, and the work of the UN Secretary-General’s high-level panel on access to essential medicines are aimed at improving affordability and availability of essential drugs for people living with diabetes.

In Nigeria, About 5 million people are still living with diabetes, while more than 1.56 million cases of diabetes were recorded in 2015. Also, 40,815 deaths in adults due to diabetes were recorded.

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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 9:27am On Jul 04, 2016
Hi friends,

Do you know the periodontal disease does not damage your tooth and mouth?

Many researchs have shown that periodontal disease is associated with several other diseases.

Studies have found periodontal disease to be more prevalent in diabetics versus non-diabetics. The relationship between diabetes and periodontal disease goes both ways, periodontal disease may make it more difficult for people who have diabetes to control their blood sugar.

Besides, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, retinopathy, and dementia, are all link to periodontal disease.

Therefore, taking care of your tooth may not only help manage periodontal disease, but may also help in management of other diseases.

Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 11:21am On Jul 06, 2016
World Health Organization's theme for the year is on Diabetes.

Diabetes is a life-long disease characterized by elevated levels of sugar in the blood. In Nigeria, where diabetes was once a rarity, it now affects over 1 million people and this number is rising at an alarming rate.
Why the focus on diabetes?
• Worldwide, the number of people with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980
• Eating habits and physical inactivity are two main reasons behind this rise
• In Africa, 80% of diabetes cases are undiagnosed and therefore untreated and uncontrolled
• Uncontrolled diabetes can be devastating. It is a leading cause of heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure and amputation.
The good news is that, it can be prevented. Here are 5 ways to reduce your risk of Diabetes:

Controlling your weight: [/b]Excess weight is the main cause of diabetes. People who are overweight or have obesity have added pressure on their body's ability to use insulin to properly control blood sugar levels. Being obese makes you 20 to 40 times more likely to develop diabetes than someone with a healthy weight. Regular early morning jogging and fitness trainings could help maintain a healthy weight.

[b]Be active: Working your muscles more often and making them work harder improves their ability to use insulin and absorb glucose. Findings from the Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study suggest that walking briskly for a half hour every day reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 30%.

Avoid Tobacco: Smokers are roughly 50 percent more likely to develop diabetes than nonsmokers, and heavy smokers have an even higher risk. Avoid it if you can.

Diet: If you are used to taking lots of carbohydrates, now is the best time to reduce that and concentrate on fruits and vegetables. These help in maintaining your ideal weight and also reduce or risk of diabetes.
Regular Check-ups: Always visit a doctor for regular check-ups to detect early symptoms of diseases that could trigger diabetes.

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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 9:12am On Jul 08, 2016
The June 2016 issue of Diabetes Voice focuses on the the rise in people living with diabetes worldwide and the price we are all paying for diabetes prevention, care and treatment, directly and indirectly.

Rhys Williams, in his final article (Estimating the national and global costs of diabetes) for the magazine as Editor-in-Chief, revisits the methods used to calculate the costs of diabetes and re-evaluates our current position on costs and how we may need to revise our economic expectations of a future in which diabetes itself and its complications are prevented.

Ping Zhang, Health Economist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and João da Rocha Fernandes, IDF’s Health Economist discuss cost-effective and cost-saving interventions to reduce the future economic burden of diabetes.

David Beran, researcher and lecturer at the University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospitals, and his co-authors, examine the challenge and constraints to insulin access today, declaring our need to act on behalf of the 50 million people who require insulin but have difficulties accessing it (Insulin in 2016: challenge and constraints to access).

In, Diabetes in the Young, School Performance and KiDS, our authors discuss cognitive function and school performance in children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the importance of treating and caring for diabetes in school, and how IDFs Kids and Diabetes in Schools (KiDS) project is helping to foster school environments that create a better understanding of diabetes.

In Diabetes in Society, we asked people living with diabetes or caring for people with diabetes what the condition costs them in real terms, and how this cost has affected them and their families. Contributions come from people living in very diverse communities including, Sri Lanka, the USA and Rwanda, but more similarities on access and affordability exist between our contributors then you might think.

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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 10:02am On Jul 11, 2016
WHEN TO TEST YOUR BLOOD GLUCOSE

ROUTINE OR DAILY TESTING

Timing your routine or daily testing as recommended can help you see how your meals, medications and activities affect your blood sugar. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends that you routinely test blood sugar levels as an effective part of any self-care program. For people using insulin, the ADA recommends testing 3 or more times a day. If you take another kind of medication, test your blood sugar level as often as your healthcare team recommends. Your EASYMAX GLUCOMANAGER SOFTWARE is a good way to keep track of routine testing results.
You and your healthcare team will determine when you should test your blood sugar based on your current health, age and level of activity, as well as the time of day and other factors. They may suggest that you test your blood sugar at any of the following times:

• Before each meal
• 1 or 2 hours after a meal
• Before a bedtime snack
• In the middle of the night
• Before physical activity, to see if you need a snack
• During and after physical activity
• If you think your blood sugar might be too high or too low.
• When you're sick or under stress

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STRUCTURED TESTING

In addition to your routine or daily testing schedule, you may want to consider testing your blood sugar levels in a structured way if you:

• Adjust your insulin or oral medication
• Begin a new medication unrelated to diabetes
• Change your activity program, meal plan, work or school schedule

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Combining routine blood sugar testing and structured testing gives you a better view and a clearer picture of how your self-care program is working. You can then take one step at a time toward your goals to enjoy a longer, healthier life.
Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 4:34pm On Jul 13, 2016
DO YOU KNOW YOU HAVE BETTER SEX WHEN CONTROLLING YOU BLOOD SUGAR

Men with diabetes are twice as likely as other men to experience erectile dysfunction (ED). What’s more, they tend to develop Attention problems 10 to 15 years earlier than men who don’t have diabetes. Those numbers may sound grim, but there’s hope. You can take control of your sexual health by managing your blood glucose, or blood sugar levels.

If you want to prevent Attention problems or keep them from getting worse, you must control your blood sugar and get your numbers as close to normal as possible. That means diligent self-monitoring, taking any diabetes medications your doctor has prescribed, andv being committed to healthy living.

The best approach is to follow a healthy diet, get regular exercise, and maintain a normal weight. Some people with diabetes are able to gain control of their blood sugar levels with lifestyle changes alone. Some may need to take medication to keep their numbers as close to normal as possible. But it’s important to keep in mind that diabetes medications work best when you make the effort to eat right and be physically active.

The Key to Success: Testing Blood Sugar Levels

If you have diabetes and take insulin you should test your blood sugar levels three or more times daily. Home blood glucose monitoring can be done fasting, before or two hours after meals, and at bedtime. Exactly how often you should test your blood sugar and at what times depends on your specific needs and what your doctor tells you to do.

When you’re trying to get your levels down to your goal, or if you are changing therapies, it’s a good idea to test more often. By testing before and after meals, in the morning, and before bed you can create a detailed picture of how your blood sugar fluctuates throughout the day. That will help your doctor tailor your treatment for the best control.

Everyone with diabetes should know his A1C score. The A1C test measures your average blood sugar levels over three months. If you haven’t been doing regular finger-sticks, this test will tell you how well you’ve been controlling your blood sugar levels.

The A1C test score is given as a percentage, ranging from 6% to 12%.

A score below 6% is normal for people without diabetes. You should aim for an A1C score of less than 7%. If you have a score any higher than that you are at higher risk for problems like erectile dysfunction. It’s best to have your level checked at least twice a year.

Even a 1% drop in your A1C score has a big impact. One of the largest studies so far on type 2 diabetes shows that people who lower their A1C score by 1% have a 35% lower risk for the kinds of complications that cause ED. One study directly linked high A1C scores to erectile dysfunction and low A1C scores to better sexual function.

If at all possible, you should aim to get your A1C score down into the range of 6% or less, where people without diabetes are. Research has shown that there’s no floor, so to speak, when it comes to the benefit of lowering A1C.

If your blood sugar levels have been out of control, you should have the test more frequently.

Another important factor is how you take your diabetes medication. Follow directions carefully and don’t skip doses. Skipping doses often results in worse blood sugar control and added complications from the diabetes. And don’t forget guys, if you want to be a tiger in the bed, check your blood sugars so you don’t end up down and out.

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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 10:47am On Jul 18, 2016
Hello, my all friends,

I am worried about my Mom,
Yes, She gotta diabetes,
So, we start helping her to control what she eats,
We prepare the oat, fruit, and walnut granola for breakfast,
Ingredients include,
2 ¾ cups rolled oats
1 cup chopped walnuts
½ cup dried blueberries
½ cup chopped dried apricot
½ cup dried cherries
½ cup honey
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Let’s cut sugar in daily diet!
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Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 2:40pm On Jul 19, 2016
Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 5:03pm On Jul 25, 2016
FUN FACT
June 2016 issue of Diabetes Care features a special topic collection supporting bariatric/metabolic surgery as a new treatment option in the management of type 2 diabetes. In a joint statement, endorsed by 45 international professional organizations, diabetes clinicians and researchers urge that metabolic surgery be recommended or considered as a treatment option for certain categories of people with diabetes, including mildly obese subjects that fail to respond to conventional treatment.
Read more at http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/39/6.toc
Re: Ways To Beat Diabetes Type 2 by BeatDiabetes: 5:05pm On Aug 08, 2016
In Diabetes Care: Researchers found that during a hypoglycemic attack in people with type 1 diabetes, the amount of the naturally occurring chemical isoprene in a person's breath increases. Dogs can smell this chemical and can be trained to alert owners of potentially dangerous lows. Read more at http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc16-0461.

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