Tag: Type 2 Diabetes



    I was looking through Google News this morning and ran across this story about a kid who was diagnosed with Type-1 Diabetes months after recovering from COVID-19. When their 11-year-old son started losing weight and drinking lots of water, Tabitha and Bryan Balcitis chalked it up to a growth spurt and advice from his health […]

  • American Diabetes Association sees strong genetic links with Type-2 diabetes

    American Diabetes Association sees strong genetic links with Type-2 diabetes

    Personally I believe almost everything is genetically linked. With something like Type-2 diabetes there may be people that are more susceptible than others but it seems relatively curable through diet. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that type 2 diabetes has a stronger link to family history and lineage than type 1. It goes on to say […]

  • Meta analysis of clinical trials show ketogenic diet superior to reduce weight and improvements for diabetics

    Good news for those interested in starting the ketogenic diet or at least wanting to go low carb. The findings of this review show a significant effect of the ketogenic diet as compared to controls in terms of weight reduction, glycemic control, and improved lipid profile. A noticeable improvement was seen in glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) […]

  • Type-2 Diabetes patients with COVID-19 and control blood sugar fair better

    The investigators said they were surprised to see that patients with well-controlled blood sugar had lower mortality rates compared with those with poorly controlled levels. Furthermore, those with well-managed T2D also received fewer medical interventions, including supplemental oxygen or ventilation, and had fewer overall complications. “We were surprised to see such favorable outcomes in [the] […]

  • Metabolic Health looks to be the new focus in fighting COVID-19

    Story after story crops up regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on people who have Type-2 Diabetes and/or are obese. The virus seems to affect people with these conditions regardless of age. Many times I’ve seen reports of a relatively young person (below 40 years old) with no underlying health conditions dying from the […]

  • VA is testing the Keto Diet on veterans with Type 2 Diabetes

    Diabetes experts are expressing concerns over the VA using the Keto Diet on veterans with Type 2 Diabetes? Why? This diet was designed to help those with epileptic seizures and Type 2 diabetes. Going keto helps to increase a person’s sensitivity to insulin thereby using their own body’s ability to utilize fat for energy rather […]