Tag Archives: Blood sugar

Sugar – A Dangerous Love Story

Sugar is a big controversy. Everyone knows that eating candy, cakes, ice cream, loads of white bread and pure sugar and drinking sodas is not good for you. Most of us try to moderate our intake and many times we … Continue reading

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Ketogenic diet – a remedy for Diabetes?

So far, diabetics have had to resolve to getting insulin through multiple injections daily (or through a insulin pump). All diabetics have been taught to eat a “heart healthy” low-fat diet, with a lot of carbohydrates and they learn to … Continue reading

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Diabetes – when blood sugar regulation goes bananas.

I think most of you have heard about diabetes. It’s a disease where the body can’t handle sugar anymore, for various reasons. There are two main types of diabetes – type 1 and 2. Type 1 is inherited and not … Continue reading

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Insulin – the key to the sugar door.

Insulin is a hormone, a protein that is built in the beta-cells of the pancreas, a gland located in the upper part of the abdomen.   Pancreas, anatomy. Insulin is continuously made and stored in special vesicles (little storage bubbles in the … Continue reading

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