By Ramesh Amara, M.D., for LIVING WELL Magazine There’s a lot of misinformation when it comes to diabetes. One of the oldest myths is that eating too many sugary foods causes the disease. Not only […]
Will You Be A Statistic? – Type II Diabetes
Courtesy Lifecare Technology Medical Supply, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
Diabetes is sweeping the nation as a wild fire. It is estimated that one in three will be diagnosed with diabetes at some point in their lives. How sad is that?
By: Dana Weaver, RN, First Texas Home Health, for SENIOR Magazine (Northshore edition)
Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play roles. Diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes, is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States. […]