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9 Exercises To Age Proof Your Body – Diabetes and Sarcopenia

ShareTry these simple moves to beat age-related aches and pains and cut your risk of getting ill. Staying active as you age is the most important thing you can do for your health. Physical activity helps you fight back against chronic ‘age-related’ diseases such as diabetes, dementia, heart disease, stroke, arthritis and cancer. It’s also great for your mental health …

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Diabetic Can’t be Bothered to Exercise!!?

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Share I’m a very reluctant exerciser. I keep reading that exercise is good for us diabetics and I’m sure that’s true. I’m 62 and want to stay as healthy as I can and I’m forever making plans, but it just doesn’t happen. I’ve joined a gym more than once and wasted money by not going; I’ve joined classes and I …

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A Healthy Diabetic Life

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Share Edwina Brooklesby, 75, is the oldest diabetic to have completed a triathlon. My go-to remedy Exercise with friends. Mixing and being sociable is vital for me and exercising with others is more fun which means you’re more likely to keep doing it. My favourite meal Without doubt, breakfast. I have a lemon drink and cod liver oil tablet followed by …

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Are We Proceeding on Too Many Drugs? Take a Chillaxitive instead

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Share Half of us take at least one daily prescription drug. The figures are startling. More than a quarter of us take at least three drugs regularly, according to a recent survey and many pensioners take five or more. Although many people won’t take any drug unless it’s essential, over 1.1 billion prescriptions are issued each year in England alone, …

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Detox Your Body Everyday

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Share HEALTHY LIFESTYLE If you feel regularly exhausted, needing revitalization, then a detox or a cleanse is in order. Liver supplements gives you the opportunity to do this gently and preferably daily, particularly for diabetics, to kill fat and blood pressure. Each day, our liver toils incessantly in its activity to remove waste products, toxins that occur in our bodies …

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Reverse Diabetes in Thin Diabetics

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Share Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery — a proven surgical option for controlling and to reverse diabetes — not only for obese patients, but also for thin diabetics. Eighteen-year-old Myra barely out of junior college, was diagnosed with diabetes requiring regular medicines and restrictive lifestyle changes. Married at the early age of 19 years, her blood sugar levels went up during …

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Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer

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Share The diabetic foot can be a major problem for patients. Foot ulcers can now be totally healed with non-amputation techniques. Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) are considered the most dreaded complication in people with diabetes. People with diabetes are at a high risk for developing a condition called diabetic neuropathy. This is an affliction of the nerves which leads to …

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Increased Insulin Resistance Leads to Type 2 Diabetes

Share During the early stage of insulin resistance, amounts of insulin and beta cells become more compromised. Here are some Tips to keep You Tops Diagnostic criteria for pre-diabetes — A fasting plasma glucose test (blood test performed in the morning before you eat) shows that your blood glucose (sugar) reading is between 100 mg/dl and 125 mg/dl (5.5 mmol/l …

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How does a Type 2 Diabetic Develop

Share When one eats sugar or starch, the blood sugar level rises and the pancreas releases the proper amount of insulin to keep blood sugar within the normal range. In someone who is a type 2 diabetic, the production and/or action of insulin is inefficient, so after eating your blood sugar goes up but doesn’t return to normal levels. Clinicians …

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We Need to Discuss Our Sex Life and Diabetes

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Share I’m a 46 year old diabetic and I’ve been single most of my life. I’ve recently moved in with my partner and we’re planning to get married. I like a sex life, but he wants to make love daily, sometimes twice a day and I often don’t feel like it. I’ve tried to talk to him but it doesn’t …

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Your Lifestyle Affects Diabetic Digestion say Natural Nutritionists

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Share Digestive problems are common among people with diabetes and will cause health problems. Could your stomach problems be related  to diabetic digestion like gastroparesis. This condition of Diabetic digestion is one in which emptying of food from the stomach is delayed and the contents of the stomach are retained. Additionally, blood sugar control or the lack of it, is commonly associated with more …

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15 Ways for a Diabetic to Help Your Joints Naturally

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Share Diabetes can cause changes and numerous conditions in your musculoskeletal system. Nerve damage is also a contributing factor. Here’s our guide to what to eat and do, which supplements to take to keep your joints as strong, supple and pain-free as possible. 1. Go Ginger. Ginger contains potent anti-inflammatory compounds known as gingerols, which work to reduce swelling and inflammation …

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Diabetic Avoid A Middle-Aged Barrel Belly!

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ShareA thicker waist is inevitable as we age, right? Not necessarily. Here’s how to help stop a barrel belly… It’s an infuriating milestone, the day you look down and notice a growing spare tyre, even though you haven’t been doing anything differently. Blame your Hormones. As their levels fall, so does your metabolism, meaning you burn less energy and store …

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Unintended Weight Loss

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Share Losing weight isn’t a normal part of ageing. Here’s what you need to know… One in 10 people over the age of 65 are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition, according to a recent report, although it can affect younger people too, or be linked to unsuspected dehydration. Malnutrition can severely damage our health and can even be fatal — …

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