Be Aware of the Warning Signs Diabetes and Obesity
Diabetes is at epidemic proportions in our society and Americans are not the only ones feeling its affect. Diabetes has classically been considered a blood sugar level disorder. More commonly today it is considered a metabolic syndrome that can range from insulin resistance, mild blood sugar imbalance to type 2 diabetes.
Top Signs of Diabetes
Let’s take a look at the top 4 signs and causes of Diabetes. A very important indicator for people who eventually develop either insulin resistance or Diabetes is the spare tire syndrome. A large volume of fat around the abdominal region of the body, this is usually accompanied by high blood pressure and dyslipidemia. Dyslipidemia is a condition which presents with low HDL numbers, high LDL numbers and high triglycerides.
Causes of Diabetes
Now in order to treat and prevent Diabetes it is important to look at the causes but not at the symptoms and more importantly not at the risk factors for Diabetes. The Symptoms are high blood sugar levels, high blood pressure, systemic inflammation and a tendency to form blood clots. Blood sugar levels are considered high when the fasting sugar level is above 100mg/dL and the Hb1c is above 5.5.
As a treatment protocol the main attention is placed on lowering blood sugar levels, lowering blood pressure, lowering cholesterol and thinning the blood. These symptoms develop over time and the first sign of a significant spare tire is a good time to consider some very important ways of preventing Diabetes in the first place. Many people are able to prevent and even reverse Diabetes.
How to Prevent Diabetes
Let’s take a look at some tips and suggestion for preventing and curing Diabetes. Maintaining a healthy and high level magnesium, magnesium can help prevent insulin resistance and sensitivity. Make exercise fun and start young, kids love to be active. Developing fun outgoing energy burning activity is a lifelong habit that leads to a long life.
Make sure that your daily main course when it comes to food is fruits and vegetables. It lots and lots as many as you want. Make sure that your kids have one big salad a day. Although you do not have to consume vegetables only as salads, it’s a great idea to think the Salad is the main course and thin add a little of the other food groups.
Avoid Artificial Sweeteners
The most important tip of all is to avoid diet drinks they contain Aspartame, Sucralose, and other artificial sweeteners that have been shown to trigger insulin sensitivity that leads to diabetes. Eat right, drink right H20, and get plenty of energetic activity along with good sleep. Prolong disruption to sleep and sleep deprivation can also be a causative factor for Diabetes.
When Diabetes is already a consideration then a few more rigorous steps can be taken. Have an insulin response test to have a more detail understanding of what is going on inside your body. Get even smarter about nutrition, cut out and down on carbohydrates, include whole lean foods like fish and chicken. Eat even more veggies that are the main course and add nuts, seeds, beans and whole sprouted grains.