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The best diabetes facts from the Abolish Sugar website.

Is it Possible to Beat Diabetes?

Is it Possible to Beat Diabetes

You probably already know that type 2 diabetes is on the rise in the USA- and all over the world. However, if you’ve been diagnosed, you don’t have to fear- there are lots of things you can do to improve your health. The best place to start, according to the Diabetes Escape Plan is making changes […]

Fruit That Cures Diabetes

Fruit That Cures Diabetes

CAN FRUIT CURE DIABETES? In order to guarantee their survival, mainstream medicine needs us to believe that only pharmaceuticals can cure diabetes. Although it is true that medicine such as tablets and insulin injections are very effective in controlling diabetes, there are other, more natural ways to see to your condition: fruit. Diabetes is the fastest […]

What Does Prediabetes Mean

What Does Prediabetes Mean

A diabetes diagnosis in itself can be very traumatizing and even more so if you feel completely overwhelmed by all the medical jargon thrown at you.  What does prediabetes mean? What is basal secretion? It is important to familiarize yourself with these basic terms and conditions in order to tackle your diabetes feeling empowered and […]

What Is Borderline Diabetes

What Is Borderline Diabetes

Suffering from borderline diabetes is not a death sentence nor does it even mean that you will definitely develop diabetes. It is merely a warning of what can be expected. Individuals diagnosed with borderline diabetes have a 10-fold higher risk of contracting Type 2 diabetes than someone who has regular blood sugar levels. The odds […]

How Long Can You Live With Diabetes

How Long Can You Live With Diabetes

It is only natural for people diagnosed with diabetes to question their life expectancy. There is however no certain answer to the question of ‘how long can you live with diabetes’ as there are a number of factors that contribute to one’s mortality. These factors include when the diabetes was diagnosed, the progression of diabetes […]

What Is The Difference Between Diabetes 1 And 2

What Is The Difference Between Diabetes 1 And 2

A very common question asked about diabetes is ‘What is the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes?’ The easiest way to explain the difference is as follows: People who suffer from a complete lack of insulin are classified as type 1 diabetics whereas people who have too little insulin or who can’t utilize […]

What Goes Wrong When Juvenile Diabetes Sets In

What Goes Wrong When Juvenile Diabetes Sets In

A lot of funding and time is being expended towards researching juvenile diabetes in a bid to be able to pinpoint the triggers thus preventing it from occurring. Certain environmental factors, genetics and stress have all been labeled as possible triggers of juvenile diabetes with even the consumption of cow’s milk being mentioned in a […]

Does Diabetes Qualify For Disability

Does Diabetes Qualify For Disability

As of 2011 Social Security removed diabetes and all other endocrine disorders from its list of impairments that naturally qualify for disability benefits. Due to this amendment it is no longer probable to receive disability benefits based on a specific diabetes listing but you may qualify based on the severity of your other symptoms. Other […]

Can Alcohol Cause Diabetes

Can Alcohol Cause Diabetes

CAN ALCOHOL CAUSE DIABETES OR MAKE IT WORSE? Another frequently asked question is the one of ‘can alcohol cause diabetes’?. In short, yes. Alcoholism can indeed cause diabetes. Individuals who consume large quantities of alcohol are at an increased risk of contracting type 2 diabetes for the following reasons: · Alcohol contains a lot of […]

How Long Can You Live On Dialysis With Diabetes

How Long Can You Live On Dialysis With Diabetes

Renal failure is naturally a frightening experience with all patients asking ’How long can you live on dialysis with diabetes?’ Unfortunately this is another question with answers that vary greatly from person to person. Life expectancy of dialysis patients: how long can you live on dialysis with diabetes There are various factors influencing the life expectancy […]