Tag Archives: Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes: Six foods to be wary of at Christmas to keep your blood sugar in check

Type 2 diabetes is often caused by excess body fat which is brought on by poor diet and exercise. It’s a condition that causes the level of sugar, also known as glucose, in the blood to become too high. If it’s left untreated, a number of complications can occur, including eye problems, heart attack and… Read More »

Sweetened drinks pose greater diabetes risk than other sugary foods

Sweetened drinks pose a greater risk of type 2 diabetes than most other foods containing fructose, a naturally occurring sugar, finds an evidence review published by The BMJ yesterday. The findings suggest that fruit and other foods containing fructose seem to have no harmful effect on blood glucose levels, while sweetened drinks and some other foods that… Read More »

Medical News Today: Sweet options for people with diabetes

One of the most challenging types of food for people with diabetes to find is dessert. Doctors will generally encourage people with diabetes to avoid sugars and carbohydrates. However, by making some simple nutritional changes, it is possible for people with diabetes to enjoy desserts. Desserts can be full of sugar and other simple carbohydrates,… Read More »