According to Heather Mangieri, a Pittsburgh-based registered dietitian and nutritionist, health author, and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “Tomatoes are low in calories, (about 25 calories per one medium-size tomato) yet filled with nutrition”. They contain the carotenoid lycopene, which gives tomatoes their vibrant red color and they are a
Hello world, welcome to another review of this amazing product of the Dexcom family and we shall be looking at how the latest Dexcom G6 CGM differs from our conventional blood glucose meters (BGMs) and some of the pros and cons of the Dexcom G6. Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Versus Blood Glucose
Pineapples are members of the bromeliad family. They are the only bromeliad that produces edible fruit according to the Purdue University Center for New Crops and Plant Products. They are tropical fruits that are rich in vitamins, enzymes, and antioxidants. Pineapples may help boost the immune system, build strong bones, and aid
What are peanuts? Peanuts, scientifically known as Arachis hypogaea are a legume that originated from South America. They go by a variety of names, such as groundnuts, earthnuts, and goobers. Peanuts are a very high-calorie nut and contain all the 20 amino acids, with the most abundant of the amino acids being arginine, which
Lifestyle interventions are recommended in the management of diabetes for already diagnosed patients, and for prevention in individuals who are at high risk of diabetes. Amongst these changes is the replacement of refined carbohydrates with whole grains, increase intake of vegetables and foods rich in dietary fiber, and reducing the number of
Diabetic foot problems are among the most common and most serious complications of diabetes mellitus. It affects about 6% of diabetes patients and about 50% of older patients with type 2 diabetes are at risk of developing foot problems (1). They are a major source of pain and financial burden to patients.
Managing metabolic syndrome like diabetes requires accuracy and precision. When you monitor your blood glucose level carefully, the tendency for you to live a healthier life is imminent. And for you to cautiously monitor your blood glucose in order to live healthily, you need the best glucose test strips for your glucometer.
Diabetic kidney disease is one of the chronic complications of diabetes. Kidney disease and cardiovascular disease are closely related; diabetic kidney disease can increase mortality from cardiovascular diseases (1). Proteinuria is one of several markers of kidney damage in diabetes. In proteinuria, urine contains different molecular weight proteins including albumin (albuminuria). It
Accu Chek Aviva is one of the Accu-Chek products from Roche Diabetes Care Inc. The company is a pioneer in the development of blood glucose monitoring systems, and she also leads globally on diabetes management systems and services. The Accu-Chek has helped people with diabetes for over 4 decades to live life
Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is a heterogeneous disease characterized by a less intensive autoimmune process compared to classical type 1 diabetes mellitus due to a lower evolution of B-cells failure. It shares similar features with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus with initial insulin dependence which later advances