11 Troubling Symptoms of Diabetes in Men: Don’t Ignore Them Any Longer

Diabetes is a growing problem that currently affects 1 in 11 adults worldwide.

Type 2 diabetes makes up 90-95% of all cases. It’s typically a result of poor lifestyle and diet coupled with genetic factors.

Symptoms often develop gradually and you may not even notice them. In fact, 1 in 3 people don’t realize they have diabetes.

However, early diagnosis is essential for protecting cardiovascular health. A 3-year delay in diagnosis increases your relative risk of heart disease by 29%, while a 6-year delay increases it by 38% (1).

Men tend to ignore symptoms and delay a doctor’s visit much longer than women. So this article looks at 11 major signs and symptoms of diabetes in men. [Discover More…]

Home Remedies for UTIs: What Actually Works?

Home Remedies for UTIs What Actually Works?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are quite common, especially among women.

If you’re dealing with the discomfort and pain of a UTI, you’re likely looking for a quick fix.

This article looks at some of the most commonly prescribed home remedies for UTIs, and provides recommendations for improving your urinary health. [Discover More…]

Can You Take Metformin For Weight Loss? A Look At The Numbers

CAN YOU TAKE METFORMIN FOR WEIGHT LOSS

[Last updated 9th November, 2017]

Metformin is a medication said to cause weight loss, but is it true?

Should you be worried if you are underweight, or should you use it if you want a slimmer waistline?

This article takes a looks at the current evidence and if you can take metformin for weight loss. [Discover More…]

How To Lose Weight When You Have PCOS: 8 Science-Backed Tips

How to lose weight when you have PCOS

[Last updated 5th December, 2017]

PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a common hormonal disorder that affects up to 20% of pre-menopausal women.

The exact cause is unknown, but an imbalance of male sex hormones (called androgens) is a big culprit.

One of the most common symptoms is weight gain. In fact, 39% of women with PCOS are overweight or obese (1).

Fortunately, a few lifestyle changes can help you to balance hormones and lose weight.

This article looks at 8 tips for losing weight when you have PCOS. [Discover More…]

7 of the Best Fruits for Diabetics (Based On Sugar and Nutrients)

7-best-fruits-for-diabetics

[Last updated 18th December, 2017]

Fruits are the perfect snack.

They are loaded with nutrients and fiber, relatively low in calories, and easy to bring to work.

However, they do contain naturally occurring sugars, sometimes in large amounts. This can be a concern for those who struggle to manage their blood sugars.

This article takes a science-based look at the most suitable fruits for diabetics. [Discover More…]

10 Foods That Lower Blood Sugars In Diabetics

10 Foods That Lower Blood Sugars In Diabetics

Maintaining low blood sugar levels can be difficult for diabetic patients.

While a low carb diet appears to be useful on the whole, there are also many foods shown to help. Either by lowering blood sugars and/or improving insulin sensitivity.

This articles looks at 10 of the best foods and supplements for lowering blood sugars, based on current research.

Just know they should never be used in place of your diabetes medication, but rather alongside. [Discover More…]