All posts by Stephanie Clarke

The Link Between Diabetes and Hormones

Diabetes begins as a metabolic syndrome that features a combination of hormonal and nutritional imbalances. If these imbalances aren’t corrected, a pre-diabetic condition can turn into full-fledged diabetes. These hormonal imbalances can result in an inability for your body to produce the insulin that it needs to convert glucose into energy, a condition that is … Continue reading The Link Between Diabetes and Hormones

Diabetes Health Type 2: Diabetes Diagnosis Creates More Stress for Women than Men

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes can be incredibly stressful. Once you receive that diagnosis, you will need to make some significant changes to your lifestyle to stay healthy. Managing your blood sugar, taking medications, and altering your diet and exercise regimen are a few of the areas that you will suddenly need to be … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 2: Diabetes Diagnosis Creates More Stress for Women than Men

Diabetes Health in the News: Coco’s Cove

Diabetes affects millions of people in the U.S., and then, according to the American Diabetes Association, the total cost of helping manage the disease is nearly $250 billion per year. Unfortunately, many people fail to monitor their glucose levels and diabetes properly, and without proper care, dangerous side effects can result. To combat this problem, … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News: Coco’s Cove

Weight Loss Success is Similar with Gradual and Rapid Dieting

Dieters are often deterred from losing weight too quickly, as many people believe that rapid weight loss is difficult to maintain. However, a new study suggests that both gradual and rapid weight loss methods can be effective, and they also have similar levels of weight regain. This information dispels the myth that rapid weight loss … Continue reading Weight Loss Success is Similar with Gradual and Rapid Dieting

Fructose Consumption May Lead to Diabetes and Obesity

Fructose, a sugar that is found within high-fructose corn syrup, has been scrutinized considerably over the last few years. Now, research has added to the debate about the health of this sugar. A new study shows that fructose can promote diabetes and obesity by over-stimulating hormones that regulate the accumulation of fat. New Research about … Continue reading Fructose Consumption May Lead to Diabetes and Obesity

Yohimbine Found Effective in Treating Diabetes Brought on by Stress

A new treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes could be on the horizon. Researchers recently discovered that Yohimbin, a medication that spent several years in de-registered status, is actually successful at blocking the damaging effects of gene variants that inhibit insulin production. If it becomes a clinical drug, personalized treatment may finally be available … Continue reading Yohimbine Found Effective in Treating Diabetes Brought on by Stress