Science & Health Today: Blood Sugar Management

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November is American Diabetes Month. The CDC’s National Diabetes Statistics Report estimates that 9.3% of the U.S. population 20 years or older, or 29.1 million people, have diabetes. Those under 20 years old with diabetes number about 208,000. For all of these individuals, monitoring blood glucose is an important daily concern — and should be a priority for all of us. Continue reading “Science & Health Today: Blood Sugar Management”

GlucAffect Now Has LunaRich

The addition of LunaRich soy powder makes GlucAffect® a triple threat against the metabolic syndrome epidemic. Metabolic syndrome — a cluster of symptoms including high blood sugar, obesity and cardiovascular problems — has skyrocketed in the US. Continue reading “GlucAffect Now Has LunaRich”

Healthy Blood Sugar: A Balancing Act

SubscribeButton-webSHT novemberMost people diagnosed with high blood sugar, insulin resistance or diabetes have it for years before knowing. The damage occurring throughout the body as blood sugar slowly rises is not always obvious. Continue reading “Healthy Blood Sugar: A Balancing Act”

Can Eating Right Reverse Metabolic Syndrome?

SubscribeButton-webfamily eatingSome things in life we have no control over… like rain on a picnic, taxes and teenage angst. But one thing you may be able to control is your risk of metabolic syndrome.

Metabolic syndrome is a combination of symptoms that includes impaired glucose tolerance, high cholesterol and triglycerides, high blood pressure, and abdominal obesity. This dangerous package is often the pathway to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. A study also shows metabolic syndrome raises colon cancer risk by 75 percent. Continue reading “Can Eating Right Reverse Metabolic Syndrome?”

Heed the Warning Bells of Metabolic Syndrome

SubscribeButton-webwarning signsIt’s no secret the number of people with type 2 diabetes is sharply rising. Yet people are often shocked when they’re diagnosed with the complicated disease. By paying attention to some warning bells, especially symptoms of metabolic syndrome, people can take action to prevent or at least delay the onset of diabetes. Continue reading “Heed the Warning Bells of Metabolic Syndrome”