July 21, 2012

Diabetes Risk FactorsDiabetes is undoubtedly among the most common serious diseases in the modern world. Millions of people are suffering from diabetes mellitus, or 2 types of disease linked to inability of human body to produce and support normal processes related to insulin. There are type 1 diabetes is known as juvenile diabetes which strikes mostly young people, and type 2 diabetes which is more common and occurs mainly in adulthood. Such factors a genetic predisposition, obesity, hypertension or increased levels of LDL bad cholesterol are considered the main diabetes risk factors. Leading a healthy lifestyle and following a healthy diet have proven to be very effective diabetes prevention measures for all modern people. For example, according to the findings of a study by the experts at the Harvard School of Public Health, consuming plenty of blueberries and apples is recommended to lower the risks of diabetes. Read the rest of this entry »

May 8, 2012

Diabetes Risk FactorsMany of us know what is diabetes and what are its main causes or symptoms. Diabetes mellitus is a very serious health condition linked to inability of our body control the blood glucose levels and decreased ability to use insulin. This disease is becoming more and more common, and the factors like leading a sedentary lifestyle, being overweight, having a family history of diabetes, or suffering from elevated blood pressure, can substantially increase our risks of diabetes. Unfortunately, the mentioned diabetes risk factors are present in most of modern people and make the threat of diabetes epidemic more and more real for today’s society. It is predicted that by the year 2030, over 5 million people in the UK will have developed this very serious health condition. Read the rest of this entry »