Though I’ve been living with type 2 diabetes since 2000, it’s only in the last couple of years that I’ve become hyperaware of the stigma surrounding medication use to manage type 2 diabetes.
“Drink 8 glasses of water a day” is one of those bits of wisdom that everyone knows but no one seems to know why eight is the magic number. “Eight glasses a day” is like “finish your broccoli,” advice we’ve heard from our parents since we were kids and still mostly ignore.
There’s little evidence continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) leads to better outcomes for most people with diabetes — the estimated 25 million U.S. patients with Type 2 disease.
Next to water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world, and in the U.S., Let’s talk about how tea can affect blood pressure levels.
Research suggests a strong link between diabetes and heart disease. The conditions share many of the same risk factors, including obesity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.
The toll dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can take on a family is limitless. No one can predict how fast a loved one will go downhill or the care plans that are needed, and the emotional fallout can be huge.
A banana a day… keeps your gut health in check. So it’s not exactly a catchy rhyme or widespread saying, but it is true. When it comes to the benefits of eating bananas every day, it’s all in what the fruit does for your gut.
Maintaining five healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—at middle-age may increase years lived free of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.