How An Alkaline Diet Supports A Healthy Body

Eating an alkaline diet is essential for good health because it can help to balance the pH level of fluids in the body, including the blood and urine. Viruses, bacteria and fungi cannot survive in an alkaline medium, but because our Western diet makes us so acidic we are very susceptible to the bugs that … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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