Recent study on artificial pancreas treatment has just been released by English researchers. It is said that this artificial organ designed for people with diabetes type 1 can increase blood sugar level control and lower the risk of hypoglycemia
Analyzed data shows that the blood glucose average of artificial pancreas users can reach the target, or increased by 28%. The study itself was conducted by a team from theUniversityofCambridgeled by Dr. Roman Hovorka.
Study conducted by Hovorka involved 24 people with diabetes type 1 and they were all challenged to use artificial pancreas in 2 scenarios. 12 of the respondents were fed dinner on time in a medium portion (60 grams of carbohydrates) Read more…
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One of tasty diabetic chicken recipes is Okra Chicken Salad. Let me tell you something about okra since I think it’s not a very familiar dish when it comes to diabetic diet. According to Wikipedia, okra is a a flowering plant in the mallow family. It is valued for its edible green seed pods. The geographical origin of okra is disputed, with supporters of South Asian, Ethiopian and West African origins. The plant is cultivated in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions around the world. Scientists believe that ocra is very good to control your blood glucose level, therefore it’s a perfect addition to your diabetic recipes list.
You won’t believe how tasty ocra is when it’s combined with lettuce, chicken, and mayonnaise. Especially when it’s Read more…
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Snacks are often considered as a foe when it comes to diabetes diet and diabetes management. Many diabetics thinks that they don’t deserve to have snacks without knowing that walnuts is actually a good diabetic snacks.
Walnuts contains many health benefits. Diabetics shouldn’t be worried having this nuts because it doesn’t raise blood sugar level. A research even shows that walnuts is able to fix blood vessel. You must realize that diabetics have a good chance to have a complication that will damage blood vessel. There are also other benefits of walnuts. Just keep on reading this article…. Read more…
Diabetes could come along with neuropathy, one of diabetes complications. Diabetes neuropathy is a nerve disorder due to high blood sugar that occurs in a long time. There 4 types of neuropathy.
1. Peripheral Neuropathy
Peripheral neuropathy, also called symmetrical distal neuropathy, is a nerve damaged located in the arms and feet. Usually, feet get affected first than the arms. Some symptoms of peripheral neuropathy are:
- numbness to temperature or pain.
- tingling, burning or punctured sensation.
- sharp pains or cramps.
- extreme sensitivity to touch, even light touch.
- loss of balance and coordination.
Those symptoms usually get worse at night. Peripheral neuropathy can also causes muscle weakness and loss of reflex, especially in the ankle. This is why diabetic suffers from this kind of complication walks oddly. Read more…
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