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Blood Sugar Is Easy, Insulin Is Hard. Gluconeogenesis.

Blood Sugar Is Easy, Insulin Is Hard

ShareEven when there is no food intake, the liver creates blood sugar to prevent blood sugar from falling below the acceptable levels. The body does this in both diabetic and non-diabetic persons. This is medically termed as “GLUCONEOGENESIS”. When the body is unable to undertake this process, it’s common to have high blood sugar in the morning. In non- diabetic …

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Let Yourself Down For What? Eating Disorder.

Diabetes and Eating Disorders

ShareThere definitely appears to be a correlation between diabetes and eating disorders. The American Diabetes Association estimates that persons with diabetes are three times more likely to develop an eating disorder compared to persons without diabetes. What are eating disorders? Ailments that cause severe disturbances to your everyday meal plan, such as eating very small amounts of food or from excessively …

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Ineptitde With Insufficient Cover? Self-Esteem.

Diabetes and Self Esteem

ShareWhat is self-esteem? How we feel about ourselves and how important we think we are to others is essential because feeling good about oneself can affect ones mental state, behaviour and ones diabetes. It has been found that diabetes is related to self-esteem. Research has shown that good glycemic control is related to feelings of confidence while poor glycemic control has …

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A Gift You Give Yourself. Type 2 Diabetes.

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ShareThere are adults whose bodies resist the action of insulin and prevent the necessary sugars from entering the body cells, depriving the body of its necessary fuel. According to the National Institutes of Health, 95% of diabetic patients suffer from this diabetes. The pancreas continue to produce enough insulin yet, the cells resist absorption of the digested sugars. This diabetes …

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Life Will Become Very Very Complicated Indeed. Juvenile Diabetes.

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ShareSome people are born with impaired pancreas and therefore, have insulin deficiency, this is juvenile diabetes. Their bodies do not produce any or enough insulin necessary to transport sugar from the blood into the cells of the body for use as energy. This type 1 diabetes usually strikes before the age of thirty years, but could be diagnosed at any …

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