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Ketogenic Diet: Is It Good for Diabetes and Weight Loss?
Diets that promise successful weight loss get a lot of buzz. So it stands to reason that any diet that promises to reverse your diabetes, promote weight loss, and lower your blood sugar enough so you might get off your meds, is no doubt going to generate even more attention. That’s certainly the case with the ketogenic diet—a very low-carb meal plan—based on the findings of two recently published studies.1,2 Dr. Saslow and her team report that the individuals with type 2 diabetes who followed the keto diet lost significantly more weight than those on the low-fat diet espoused by the American [...]
The coronavirus vaccine priority list has been changed before December rollout
Severely obese people in the UK are set to get the coronavirus vaccine before fit and healthy over-60s, guidance has confirmed. Public Health England official guidance has confirmed severely obese people with Body Mass Indexes (BMI) of more than 60 and aged between 18 and 65 will be on the priority list. Oxford and AstraZeneca’s vaccine is one of several promising candidates, with NHS hospitals across the country reportedly told to get set for a December rollout. The vaccine priority queue sees residents and staff in a care home for older adults in first place, before all those 80 years [...]
Type 2 diabetes: Mindfulness shown to lower high blood sugar levels – how to practice it
TYPE 2 diabetes is a chronic condition whereby the threat of high blood sugar is always present. Fortunately, you can keep the threat at bay by making healthy lifestyle decisions and research has alighted upon a novel solution – practice mindfulness. Type 2 diabetes is characterised by a battle with high blood sugar levels, which can inflict serious damage on the body. High blood sugar levels are the result of dysfunction in people with diabetes – the pancreas does not produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar or the insulin it does produce is not sufficiently absorbed by the cells. [...]
Diabetes Village, Merlyn Vaz Centre, Leicester
The MDU attended the Diabetes Village at the Merlyn Vaz Centre in Leicester where people were tested for FREE DIABETES TESTS AND BMI MEASURED.
Diabetes Awareness Day, HBL Bank, Leicester
Dorothy the MDU attended the Diabetes Awareness day outside HBL Bank in Leicester where people were tested for FREE DIABETES TESTS AND BMI MEASURED.