Posts Tagged: Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Facts: Can It Be Prevented or Reversed?

Understanding some of the more common diabetes facts is critical to generating awareness and helping with prevention. Unfortunately, a lot of people aren’t familiar with these facts, which is why November is National Diabetes Month. Hopefully, by spreading awareness of the following diabetes facts, people take greater care when it comes to preventing and treating diabetes.…

National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. This year’s focus is on prediabetes and preventing diabetes. Prediabetes is a serious health condition where your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2…

10 Critical Diabetes Facts

Diabetes is a serious disease affecting millions of people around the world. It’s a chronic illness that affects the body’s ability to break food down into energy. When you eat, the food becomes glucose, which is then released into your bloodstream. The glucose is used as energy because of a hormone called “insulin” that’s produced…

Diabetes Prevention: Myths Versus Facts

Diabetes Prevention

March is diabetes awareness month, which makes it a good time to talk about diabetes prevention and some of the myths about diabetes. Over 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes and it’s the seventh leading cause of death in the country – and unfortunately, there is no cure. Let’s dispel some of the common myths…