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  • Jaakko Tuomilehto: the key role of genetics in prevention of type 2 diabetes

Interview with Jaakko Tuomilehto: the key role of genetics in prevention of type 2 diabetes

The genetic test asset the risk factors related to type 2 diabetes “Nowadays, with the genetic test, it is possible to asset the risk factors related to type 2 diabetes. ” Dr. Jaakko Tuomilehto – one of the world’s top diabetes authorities – highlights, in a recent interview, the key role of genetics in [...]

By |28 April, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
  • There is no one diet for diabetes

There is no one diet for diabetes, there are dozens

There is not standard meal plan for people with diabetes, there are dozens Last week I had the privilege of being invited to the XXVIII National Congress of the Spanish Society of Diabetes (SED) with Pablo Zumaquero, a fellow dietitian-nutritionist. We were invited to lead a workshop entitled “Low-fat diets or low-carbohydrate diets?” [...]

By |21 April, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and kidney disease

Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and kidney disease

Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and kidney disease Type 2 diabetes increases the risk of serious complications that worsen patient life´s quality. Renal disease or nephropathy is one of the most frequent complications. How can we prevent it? Kidneys act as filters of the blood eliminating wastes and impurities of our body. High blood [...]

By |10 April, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
  • Standing up walking few minutes reduces type 2 diabetes risk

Standing up and walking for a few minutes reduces the risk to type 2 diabetes

Standing up every now and then, and walking for a few minutes reduces the risk to type 2 diabetes Stand up and move yourself more often. Stop the dynamics of being sat and walk -or even just standing still- reduces the risk to develop type 2 diabetes and the complication to those who already [...]

By |30 March, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Healthy lifestyle|
  • Sweeteners and Type 2 Diabetes

Sweeteners, Obesity and Diabetes (II): Sweeteners and Type 2 Diabetes

Sweeteners, Obesity and Diabetes (II): Sweeteners and Type 2 Diabetes As we said in the previous post beyond the possible explanations and results that offer doubts about the suitability of sweeteners as an alternative to sugar, other studies have recently been published that directly relate its extensive use with type 2 diabetes in this [...]

By |8 March, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • sweeteners, obesity and diabetes

Sweeteners, obesity and diabetes (i): the siege narrows

Sweeteners, obesity and diabetes (i): the siege narrows It has been long time ago that sweeteners have postulated as a healthy option instead of sugar. However, up to date, a growing corpse of evidence points that far from an innocuous substitute sweeteners could be rather harmful. Our biology has an instinctive, atavistic, tendency [...]

By |8 March, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • + healthy fats reduce risk diabetes

More healthy fats and fewer carbohydrates to reduce type 2 diabetes risk

More healthy fats and fewer carbohydrates to reduce type 2 diabetes risk Including more unsaturated fats, shifting consumption of saturated fats and carbohydrates in the diet helps to reduce blood sugar and insulin levels, also contribute to prevent type 2 diabetes and helps its treatment. The worldwide number of people suffering from type 2 [...]

By |8 March, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Healthy eating, Nutrition|
  • Nueva versión DIABETESprevent: Nutrición dietas personalizadas

Personalized diets with the new version of our DIABETESprevent app

Personalized diets with the new version of our DIABETESprevent app The new version of DIABETESprevent is now available, with important innovations in the nutrition section, new features that will inspire you and make it easier to follow a healthy diet: Personalized diets, a practical weekly menu planner with their respective recipes and the shopping [...]

By |2 March, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
  • DIABETESprevent genetic risk test result

DIABETESprevent genetic risk test result

DIABETESprevent genetic risk test result Diabetes type 2 is a preventable disease. An early identification of the genetic risk to diabetes type 2 allows to intervene avoiding the pathology development and further worsening. Hitherto type 2 diabetes was a pathology connected to adult age, but the increasing incidence in younger populations makes [...]

By |2 March, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
  • It´s not just what we eat, beverages also count (a lot)

It’s not just what we eat, beverages also count (a lot)

It´s not just what we eat, beverages also count (a lot) Let´s be honest, we don´t usually pay attention to beverages. We are too focused on the food we eat, so much that when it comes to beverages we think it is not part of our diet. That´s a mistake, a big mistake. [...]

By |12 December, 2016|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
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