Tag Archive: Diabetes

Diagnosis: Diabetes

Some 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes this year. How will their lives be affected? Diabetes does mean some big changes but you may be surprised how much diet flexibility remains. The human body is a marvelous machine, made up of many complex systems. When everything runs smoothly, we are “healthy”. Diabetes is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/10/26/diagnosis-diabetes/

Type-2 Diabetes: Are YOU at Risk?

With healthy lifestyle changes, many people with pre-diabetes can restore their blood glucose to normal levels. Chances are, most of us have a friend or family member who is diabetic.  Type-2 diabetes develops when the body is unable to use the hormone insulin properly, causing blood glucose to stay high after eating (hyperglycemia).  If left …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/11/type-2-diabetes-are-you-at-risk/