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Here are some brief definitions of words you will see quite often on Diabetes DietChoices. Follow the links for more information about each one where indicated.

The food group that includes starchy and sugary foods ranging from potatoes and wheat to table sugar. Most carbohydrates are digested to produce glucose, which is the body’s principal source of energy. Some carbohydrates are not digested but pass through the body as dietary fibre.

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gestational diabetes mellitus or GDM

Every pregnant mother is filled with eager anticipation and joy waiting for the arrival of her newborn. Unfortunately this is also the time when some women develop gestational diabetes mellitus or GDM. Pregnant women who have high blood glucose levels or are glucose intolerant during pregnancy are usually prone to gestational diabetes. About 3.5% non-Aboriginal and 18% Aboriginal women stand the chances of acquiring GDM.

GDM

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types of diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a disease wherein the quantity of glucose builds up in the bloodstream. The method of transporting glucose from the blood into the various cells of the body is totally dependant on the hormone known as insulin. When the insulin levels dips or are rendered useless, causing the glucose levels to increase dangerously, it results in diabetes.

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There are several types of diabetes, with the most common one’s being:

  • Type-1 diabe...
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This section answers some of the questions you might have about type 2 diabetes generally.

Q What is type 2 diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is a long term medical condition that develops when the body becomes less able to turn glucose in the bloodstream into energy in the body cells...

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Diabetes mellitus

Once you have been found to be suffering from diabetes, it is very difficult to equilibrate your diet. Even though the proper selection of food and a healthy diet are imperative to keeping your diabetes under control, you should not stop relishing an extensive selection of foods as a share of this beneficial diet.

Diabetes mellitus is a situation where the blood sugar levels goes up as the body is unable to utilize it suitably...

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The foremost non-profit-making health association of USA is the ‘American Diabetes Association’ (ADA). The health association provides consultation and finances for investigation of diabetes, and every kind of background detail to the diabetic patients. The ADA was established in 1940 but was restructured in 1969 to augment its capacity to help the swelling masses of America.

ADA

Currently, they have offices in over 800 neighborhoods that organize events i...

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In some cases, Diabetes can cause damage to the nerves that transport messages from the brain to the other parts of the body and vice versa. This is known as Diabetic neuropathy. Symptoms like loss of feeling (numbness) or painful tingling in certain areas of the body are common. The other harmful affects of Diabetic neuropathy are:

Loss of strength and reduced feeling
Damage to heart functions
Malfunctioning of the intestines
Erectile Dysfunction
Although it is ...

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100s of Ateronon clients responded to the current study, which offered some quite intriguing information. Amazingly eight out-of ten respondents were male; it is amazing to see a lot of men taking proactive measures regarding their wellness.

Clients are split between people who take the supplement for a current state (56%) and people who take this as a preventative or for general well-being (44%).

Health Benefits

Many individuals reported that they’ve experience...

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Monosaccharide

Monosaccharide (simple sugar) or glucose is derived from the food that is consumed. After the digestion process is completed in the stomach, the glucose is assimilated into the blood. The glucose courses through the bloodstream, and functions as the chief fuel reserve for every cell in the body. But the glucose cannot penetrate into the cells on its own...

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