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Type 2 Diabetes – Five Simple Dietary Changes You Can Make to Improve Your Blood Sugar

Making changes to your diet can be hard, and it can be intimidating. You may not know where to start, and all of the recommendations you find online can make things super confusing. The good news is improving your Type 2 diabetes can be done with just a handful of simple yet very effective dietary changes. Let us take the confusion out of which foods you should and should not enjoy by talking about five simple yet effective dietary changes you can make to improve your blood […]

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Weight Loss – Are Body Fat Scales Accurate?

If you have done any reading at all about health and fitness, you know one thing: body fat matters, body weight doesn’t. While the two do typically go hand in hand, there are always people who have high body weight and appear overweight but have a high level of muscle mass and are in fact, exceptionally lean. If you are attempting to lose weight, it is best to measure whether you are losing fat or losing body weight. Body weight can be a mixture of fat and […]

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Weight Loss – Are Body Fat Scales Accurate?

If you have done any reading at all about health and fitness, you know one thing: body fat matters, body weight doesn’t. While the two do typically go hand in hand, there are always people who have high body weight and appear overweight but have a high level of muscle mass and are in fact, exceptionally lean. If you are attempting to lose weight, it is best to measure whether you are losing fat or losing body weight. Body weight can be a mixture of fat and […]

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Weight Loss – Are Body Fat Scales Accurate?

If you have done any reading at all about health and fitness, you know one thing: body fat matters, body weight doesn’t. While the two do typically go hand in hand, there are always people who have high body weight and appear overweight but have a high level of muscle mass and are in fact, exceptionally lean. If you are attempting to lose weight, it is best to measure whether you are losing fat or losing body weight. Body weight can be a mixture of fat and […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetes Medications and Their Effect on Blood Fat Levels

Researchers at the Shiga University of Medical Science in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, found taking metformin before meals helped to reduce the rise in blood fat levels seen after meals in eleven participants who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Their study was reported on in January of 2019 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation. Metformin is the first drug of choice prescribed for managing Type 2 diabetes. The average body mass index (BMI) of the participants was about 28 kg/meter squared, or overweight but not obese. […]

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Penis Function and Gout Can Be Linked

It’s no news that we prefer things that work rather than things that don’t work, and so a man is much happier when he is blessed with good penis function rather than faulty penis function. Maintaining a proper level of penis health is one way to help maintain penis function, but sometimes issues arise outside of pen is health which can impact function. For example, health conditions that develop elsewhere in the body may have a secondary effect on the penis. Surprisingly, this can be the case […]

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What Causes Damaged Nerves in the Penis and How to Treat and Prevent Them

Penile nerve damage can be a real show-stopper. In one sense, it can rob the penis of sensitivity, making even a one-man-show a no-go. In another sense, the pain and lightening of it can make a man stop dead in his tracks from the pain. Damaged nerves in the penis can not only lead to a lot of unhappy outcomes but it can also be different from man to man, so figuring out what is causing numbness or fiery tingles can make a man think about the […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Is Diabetes in the Mother Linked to ADHD in Their Children?

A study reported on in October of 2018 in the journal Diabetic Care has linked Type 1 and 2 diabetes along with Gestational or pregnancy-related diabetes in mothers, with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in their children. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente Southern California in Pasadena, United States, and the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, United States, found the risk of ADHD to be higher in children whose mothers were treated for diabetes during their pregnancy than in children whose mothers had a healthy pregnancy. The […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Deficiency of A Brain Protein Linked With Early Brain Malfunction and Dementia

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor also referred to as BDNF, is a protein found in the central nervous system: the brain and spinal cord. It helps in the growth, maturation, and maintenance of nerve cells, and helps individual nerve cells that make up the brain, communicate with each other and is vital for both learning and memory. It is thought to help manage… eating, drinking, body weight, Type 2 diabetes, and brain function. In October of 2018, the journal Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism reported on a study from […]

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Penis Function and the Impact of Diabetes

More than 30 million Americas – 9.4% of the population – are thought to have diabetes – and about a quarter of them don’t know it. Equally alarming, some 84 million Americans are considered to be in a pre-diabetes condition. This serious medical condition can have a huge impact upon a person’s health – and upon a man’s penis health as well. Knowing how diabetes can affect penis function is valuable information for every man. Diabetes Although diabetes affects both men and women, men between the ages […]

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