Posts Tagged With 'Diabetic'

Fundamental Checklist for Diabetic Patients

on Apr 20 2017 in Dieting Time Table by admin | No Comments
It takes more time and efforts to be a care provider for a patient of diabetic disease than of other illnesses just because of the total huge amount of medical supplies required for its treatment. Unbelievable! Let’s dig deeper into the problem. Glucose and insulin levels as well as blood pressure are just some of the things that you have to carefully and regularly monitor to ensure that your loved one is in optimal health. To do your job properly, make sure you’ve got a complete set of diabetic medical supplies on hand.   A Basic Checklist for Diabetic Medical Supplies Take action quickly if you notice any item listed below missing from your diabetes care kit.   Insulin. People with type 1 diabetes need daily shots of insulin to be able to function normally. Even... Read More

What is Diabetic Footwear?

on Nov 04 2015 in Dieting Tips by admin | No Comments
What is Diabetic Footwear? by Rae Z One of the most overlooked and, quite often, needed medical apparel items are diabetic footwear. Many diabetics suffering from diabetic foot problems or numbness are not familiar with the purpose of such footwear or why it is needed. So, the first question to answer about diabetic footwear is exactly what it is. Of course, that would lead to the very next question which would be how diabetic footwear would help. Many people dealing with poorly controlled diabetes may suffer from damage to their nervous system.  In particular, the diabetes nerve damage can occur in the feet. A common result of this would be residual numbness which is extremely problematic. When your feet become numb, you may not notice minor injuries. This, in turn, means you do not get quick, proper treatment... Read More

Sweet Tea for Diabetic patient

on Nov 02 2015 in Dieting Tips by admin | No Comments
Sweet Tea for Diabetic patient by TEDxSanAntonio Besides kick starting your morning, your cup of tea could be a defense against one of the biggest life-threatening diseases- diabetes.  This is a piece of good news especially to those diabetics who are tea enthusiasts.   Many research findings support the positive effect certain varieties of tea have on diabetic patients.  If you are a diabetic who wants to control diabetes by drinking tea, black tea, herbal tea and herbal tea are the varieties of tea that must be seen on your kitchen shelves. Green Tea and Diabetes: The positive effect of green tea on the health of a person has been much discussed of late.  The goodness of green tea can benefit diabetes too.  EGCG is the primary component in  green tea. that can help prevent diabetes and reduce the... Read More

Facts on Diabetic Amyotrophy

on Oct 31 2015 in Dieting Tips by admin | No Comments
Facts on Diabetic Amyotrophy by Internet Archive Book Images Diabetic amyotrophy is a diabetic neuropathy that usually occurs to type 2 diabetic patients.  There is a lot of pain and numbness and muscles weakness, most especially in the thigh, hip and buttocks. This condition mostly happens to middle aged women and older men who have type 2 diabetes.  This condition has also been referred as the Bruns-Garland Syndrome, proximal diabetic neuropathy and lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy. Diabetic amyotrophy is extremely painful.  It usually happens in the night and could attack one side of the body at a time.  Although pain is usually concentrated in the middle part of the body and upper limbs, pain could also travel and extend to the toes, legs, feet, hand and arms.  Some of the early signs of diabetic... Read More

Diabetic Oriental Salad Recipe

on Oct 29 2015 in Dieting Tips by admin | No Comments
Diabetic Oriental Salad Recipe by TEDxSanAntonio A diabetic actually does not require special foods since their nutritional needs are identical to the non-diabetics.  Common ordinary foods consumed in controlled amounts will continue not only to provide sufficient and adequate diet but also to help control blood sugar.  In fact, the same low-fat and high-carbohydrate diet that has always been advocated for healthy individuals is also perfect for diabetics.  Even though more carbohydrates are encourage as part of a diabetic diet, it is important to understand what this actually means.  Usually 50% of our total calorie intake comes from carbohydrates which is our main energy source and also because our meals are mostly sugars and starches.  What constitute sugars are mainly glucose (blood sugar), sucrose (table... Read More

Latest Diabetic Diet News

on Oct 27 2015 in Dieting Tips by admin | No Comments
Latest Diabetic Diet News ✓ Progress Image by pkingDesign A few months ago I hit a maximum level of frustration with controlling (or not) my diabetes and decided to make some drastic changes. A friend made some clear, strong recommendations about diet changes that had yielded some impressive results with the control of his own type 1 diabetes. In a nutshell, he recommended cutting out as much carbohydrate as possible from my diet – kind of the nuclear option for blood sugar control. When I got my first insulin pump, my doctors encouraged me to relax some of the relatively tight control control I had maintained over my diet. For my first 10 years with diabetes I had restricted my intake of sugary foods – or at least felt guilty about eating something sugary. The doctors let me know that, with an insulin... Read More

Comparing Diabetic Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia

on Oct 26 2015 in Dieting Tips by admin | No Comments
Comparing Diabetic Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia by TEDxSanAntonio Diabetics must manage their blood glucose levels through medication, diet, exercise, and daily monitoring. Failure to do so can result in wildly fluctuating blood sugars that can lead to either diabetic hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) or hyperglycemia (high blood sugar). Both of these conditions are dangerous for the diabetic and can lead to other medical complications. The following list compares the many symptoms and complications these two conditions can cause. 1. The on set of hypoglycemia is rapid while the onset of hyperglycemia is gradual and can take days. 2. Hypoglycemia will cause the person to be weepy, irritable, nervous and liable and Hyperglycemia causes a person to be lethargic 3. Concentration, coordination, speaking and the ability to focus are all... Read More

Diabetic Diets – A Single Step to Ensure Lasting Success With Your Diabetic Diet

on Oct 25 2015 in Dieting Tips by admin | No Comments
Diabetic Diets - A Single Step to Ensure Lasting Success With Your Diabetic Diet by TEDxSanAntonio Managing a diabetic diet can be overwhelming. It was for my mother. But here is what I told her. There is only one thing you must to do for victory. Take a good look at where you sugar is coming from. Most diabetics feel that they do not eat all that much sugar. Admit it, by the time you know of your diabetes you have an ingrained need to eat sweets. This is otherwise known as a craving. Since we only need enough sugar to keep our brains functioning at tip top speed, let’s consider the amount that is absolutely necessary for your diabetic diet control. Mindful that no one in the free world is ever sugar deprived of the 8 teaspoons or 32grams of sugar per day. Children and young adults need more sugar about 65 grams or 11-12 teaspoon a day. This requirement is to... Read More