Type 1 diabetes is genetic and triggered by unknown causes. Type 2 diabetes is caused by genetics and lifestyle factors, but not sugar specifically.
However, being overweight and eating a high-calorie diet, which often includes a lot of added sugar, can raise your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Brazil is the top sugar producer in the world. Most of its harvest goes to more than 100 other countries. The United States ranks 9th when it comes to producing sugar.
Humans are born with a sweet tooth hence we are hardwired to prefer sweet from birth. Sugars are a (more…)
In order to understand the pancreas one has to ask what does your pancreas do?
The pancreas does two main things. It makes fluids that contain enzymes, which break down the nutrients in food — like fats and proteins — so your body can use them. And it makes hormones like insulin to balance your blood sugar levels.
The pancreas is about 6 inches long and looks a bit like a tadpole, with a head, body, and tail. It sits in the abdomen, behind the stomach and in front of the spine. (more…)
How does gestational diabetes affect pregnancy?
Most women with gestational diabetes who can keep their glucose levels in check go on to have a successful pregnancy and a healthy baby. But having gestational diabetes makes you and your baby more likely to develop certain complications.
If you have gestational diabetes, you’re more likely to go into labour early . Babies who are born
early are more likely to have health problems and may also need extra care after birth. You may also have a higher risk of high blood pressure. These conditions make pre-term labour more likely and
Diabetes Stabiliser Protocol has been developed using scientifically proven formula. Every one who has used this protocol has lowered their blood sugars and the ones who worked the protocol reversed their type 2 diabetes and were taken off their diabetes medication by their physicians.
What are the symptoms of gestational diabetes?
Most women who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes don’t have any symptoms. That’s why your Doctor/Nurse should offer you a screening test for gestational diabetes when you’re between 24 and 28 weeks pregnant.
If you have any risk factors for gestational diabetes, your Doctor may suggest doing the test earlier. Most women who have gestational diabetes find out that they have it after taking this test.
The most common test for gestational diabetes is the oral glucose screening test. This test measures how efficiently your body produces insulin. On the day of the test, your provider will give you a sweet liquid to drink. An hour later, you’ll have a blood test to check your glucose levels. (more…)
Gestational diabetes is first diagnosed during pregnancy. Like type 1 and type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes causes blood sugar levels to become too high.
When you eat, your digestive system breaks down most of the food into a sugar called glucose. Glucose enters your bloodstream so your cells can use it as fuel. With the help of insulin (a hormone made by your pancreas), muscle, fat, and other cells absorb glucose from your blood.
But if your body doesn’t produce enough insulin, or if the cells have a problem responding to it, too (more…)