Author Archives: AdaHouston

Easy and Healthy Eating with Diabetes

Having Diabetes Doesn’t Mean You Must Eat Rabbit Food After being diagnosed with diabetes, many questions arise about the lifestyle changes needed to successfully manage the disease.  This is especially true regarding diagnoses of type 2 diabetes and diet suggestions. … Continue reading

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The Trick to Keeping Diabetes Under Control

As research uncovers insights into the disease of diabetes, there will be new drugs and more treatments… new trends (and even quackery) to try. Some may seem promising or possibly even able to deliver some improvement, but none offer as … Continue reading

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3 Diabetes Support Resources You Already Have

Run errands. Visit friends. Clean the house. Finish that report. Entertain the family. Fix the car. Stay late at work… There are incessant obligations in life. Some of them are urgent, some not so much. But, even if you don’t … Continue reading

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Can You Have a Life With Diabetes?

The doctor just broke the news. It’s official, you have diabetes. Your thoughts are racing… How did I get this? Is this serious? Oh no, I will never be able to enjoy my life again. At this point, it’s normal … Continue reading

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Emotions and Diabetes: A Cycle of Influence.

Diabetics are at double the risk for developing depression, and an emotional phenomena called diabetes distress is unique among type 1 and type 2 diabetics of all ages and racial/ethnic backgrounds. Worries over risk factors, diet changes, health care costs, … Continue reading

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Houston, We Have a Problem- With Diabetes

Houston has great medical care options. Is diabetes a real problem here? Houston, Texas is the largest city in the Southern U.S., and the fourth most populous city in the country, so when mayor Annise D. Parker notes that diabetes … Continue reading

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Diabetes life expectancy improving, study finds (source: BBC)

Previous research done in Scotland showed that men with diabetes lived about 15 years less than men without the condition. For women, that number was 27 years less. However, recent findings in a study have drastically reduced those numbers to … Continue reading

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