Diabetes is a condition when the body’s blood glucose levels are higher than normal. In a healthy person, the hormone insulin helps metabolize sugar that you receive from food. When insulin does not perform this function, or there is no insulin produced in the body, the sugar is not metabolized and reaches high levels. This condition is known as diabetes. Why diabetes is a huge concern
About 15 million people will have a stroke each year. There are many reasons why people have a stroke and many strokes happen because of modifiable risk factors.Six million people will die of a stroke, and 5 million become permanently disabled.If you knew you were at risk and had the chance, would you want to prevent a stroke from happening? Each of the following attributes includes a percentage that indicates stroke risk.
Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns More than one-quarter of Americans over 50 don't exercise, a new federal report estimates, increasing their risk for heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
As the warm, sunny days of summer wane, you might find it more challenging to eat a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables. Fresh-picked produce is less accessible, and autumn tempts with comfort foods and holiday goodies. Don’t let cooler weather and overcast days become your excuse to make unhealthy eating choices. Stick with your nutritious habits during the next few months to maintain a healthy weight, prevent colds and illness, and stay energized through the fall and winter.
Good afternoon everyone. I hope your having a wonderful day. Something has happened to me that is wonderful. I am now working for a great community. And it is at the San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation. I will be bringing my fitness knowledge to my native people in helping them get healthier and stronger. Fighting diabetes is very strong with me because i just found out that i am a Type 2 Diabetic. Found out like back in 2012 on one sunny sunday afternoon. But that made me more passionate in helping my native people out in health and fitn
Have you ever wondered why your GUT is hating on you? First, let’s see how your gut is feeling these days. I like to call this a GUT CHECK! Are you bloated, hurting, trouble pooping, diarrhea, indigestion, hot burps, burning in your belly, constipation? Are you popping Tums, Heartburn pills, poop pills, stool softeners?
When you have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes type 2 or have diabetes type 2, physical activity and targeted exercise can improve the condition and can reduce the risk for developing related medical condition. Targeted exercise and physical activity and often leads to needing reduced dosage of medication which avoids the side effects many medications bring along with them.
I often encounter people who do not realize how important or life changing taking the correct supplements can be for their health. Many MD's will not encourage or suggest them because they were not trained on supplements in medical school. The fact is an MD is trained in Pharmacology. Hence, they prescibe medications to treat patients. Ahhh..now that makes sense. Patients trust the Doc, they go to the Doc and the Doc gives them medicine......