Diabetes News from Medical News Today

18 April 2019

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that is characterized by a raised blood glucose level. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Signs of diabetes include an increased sense of thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, weight and muscle loss, cuts or wounds that heal slowly and blurred vision. It is extremely important for diabetes to be diagnosed as early as possible - if left untreated the condition will get progressively worse.
  • Are beans good for diabetes?
    Beans are a diabetes superfood. They can help stabilize blood sugar and reduce the risk of disease. Beans also provide protein, fiber, and vitamins. Learn more here.
  • Essential oils for neuropathic pain relief
    Neuropathy refers to conditions that damage or otherwise affect the nerves. A common symptom is pain. Some research suggests that aromatherapy with certain essential oils may help relieve neuropathic pain. Learn more here.
  • Can purple corn reduce inflammation, diabetes?
    Researchers bred a number of new varieties of purple corn and used a mouse cell model to study how these can reduce inflammation and insulin resistance.
  • Is pineapple good for diabetes?
    Pineapple has a higher glycemic index (GI) score than other fruits, but people with diabetes can still include it as part of a healthful diet. In this article, we look at how pineapple affects diabetes and the best ways to eat it.
  • Diabetes: Can cheese control blood sugar?
    Many people with diabetes eat low-fat cheese. However, researchers have shown that both low-fat and regular cheese may be good for regulating insulin.