Diabetes

  • Diabetic Complications May Be a B1 Deficiency

    Diabetes is a deadly and disabling disease with many risks and complications, including nerve damage, kidney and eye problems and even heart failure. We are told that these are the inevitable result of not keeping blood sugar levels within strict limits. However a pharmacist, Dr Stuart Lindsey, who suffers from type 2 diabetes himself, believes […]

  • Plastic chemical causes heart disease and more

    Researchers have confirmed that the chemical found in plastic food and drink containers causes heart disease. Traces of the chemical, BPA (Biphenol A), are detectable in 90 per cent of people. Researchers from the Peninsula Medical School at the University of Exeter studied BPA levels in a large US population over a three-year period and […]

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disabling and deadly disease that now effects more people than ever. In the UK there are nearly 2.5 million sufferers which is a rise of 167,000 in the last year alone! There are more than half a million people who have the condition, and don’t even know it. Scientists have attributed this […]

  • The Gold Alternative Health Check

    The responsibility of your health is yours, no one else has got quite the same interest in it as you have.  To make sure that you keep yourself healthy and understand your problems a Gold Alternative Health Check is a good option.  Not only do I cover the conventional tests but also look at your […]

  • Complementary Treatment

    As in conventional treatment it is important to make lifestyle changes by looking at diet, exercise and also minimising your risks especially with the environmental chemicals and dirty electricity. The most important dietary change that has to be made with any risk of diabetes is to cut out all sugar, processed foods and diet drinks, […]

  • Conventional Treatment

    Type 1 diabetes is treated by insulin injections and a healthy diet, and regular exercise is recommended.  Insulin cannot be taken by mouth because it is destroyed by the digestive juices in the stomach. People with this type of diabetes commonly take either two or four injections of insulin each day.  Type 2 diabetes is treated […]

  • Causes and Risk Factors

    Type 1  Type 1 diabetes develops when the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas have been destroyed. Nobody knows for sure why these cells have been damaged but the most likely cause is an abnormal reaction of the body to the cells. This may be triggered by a viral or other infection.  Type 2   If you […]

  • The Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

    • Increased thirst • Going to the loo (for a wee) all the time – especially at night • Extreme tiredness • Weight loss • Blurred vision • Genital itching or regular episodes of thrush • Slow healing of wounds In Type 1 diabetes the signs and symptoms will usually be very obvious, developing quickly, usually over a few weeks.  In people […]

  • Diabetes Types

    There are two main types of diabetes. These are: Type 1 diabetes Type 2 diabetes   Type 1   Type 1 diabetes develops if the body is unable to produce any insulin. This type of diabetes usually appears before the age of 40. Type 1 diabetes is the least common of the two main types and […]

  • What is Diabetes Mellitus?

    Diabetes Mellitus is a condition where the amount of glucose in the blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly. Glucose comes from the digestion of carbohydrate containing food and drinks, and is also produced by the liver. Carbohydrate comes from many different sources including starchy foods such as bread, potatoes and […]