If you have diabetes, it’s important to pay attention to your heart health. Heart disease is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, people with diabetes are 3 times more likely to die of heart disease compared to those who don’t have diabetes. The good news is that there are a number of things you can do to reduce your risk.
When you think about beginning your day on the right track, a good place to start is with a healthy breakfast. Breakfast cereals are a popular choice because they are quick and easy to prepare.
If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes, you may be wondering if there is a special diet that you should follow. People with prediabetes don’t need any special foods different than anyone else. The most important thing you can do is eat healthy foods and plan your weekly meals accordingly.
Canadians have many claims to fame, but none are more important than the discovery of insulin in 1921. At a time when the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes meant a life of starvation and almost certain death, four scientists at the University of Toronto made a breakthrough that truly changed the world.
As children we’re told to floss and brush our teeth to prevent cavities. But with diabetes, good oral health becomes especially important to avoid future complications of the mouth. After all, mouth issues are nothing to smile about.
Achieving your A1C target can help you prevent or delay diabetes complications. This may mean taking one or more medications, in conjunction with healthy eating and weight loss. Read this expert blog to learn more about early diabetes treatment intervention.