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Sleep, That Knits the Ravell’d Sleeve of Care...

Sleep. We all need it and most of us don’t get enough of it. Here’s a great infographic that explains the problems caused by sleep deprivation. Via:...

posted on: Mar 7, 2012 | author: DiabeticMama

Ignorance, Stupidity and Diabetes

When it comes to your health, ignorance is making a choice that’s bad for you when you don’t have the information you need. Stupidity is making a bad choice when you know better. Sometimes, with diabesity, it’s hard to tell the difference. My Friend Almost Died I have a friend who was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes a couple of years ago. By the time they realized he had a problem, he almost died. He was admitted to the ER, severely dehydrated and with stratospheric glucose readings, and practically comatose. He was literally lucky to be alive. After rehydrating him, pumping him full of insulin and taking other measures to stabilize him over the course of several days,...

Ignorance, Stupidity and Diabetes
posted on: Aug 17, 2010 | author: DiabeticMama

Get to Sleep. Seriously.

Sleep deprivation is a huge problem for Americans, and its consequences on your health are nothing short of brutal. Learning how to get a good night’s sleep may be the single most important thing you can do to start losing weight and reversing your metabolic problems. If you’re not getting enough sleep, achieving good health is downright impossible. You’ll also find it almost impossible to lose weight. According to Ian Robinson of Total Health Breakthroughs: “Borrowing time from sleep is like taking out a bad loan – it’s a debt you’ll pay for in decreased productivity and higher risk of health problems like diabetes.” Here are just a few of the ways your body misfires when you don’t...

Get to Sleep. Seriously.
posted on: Aug 2, 2010 | author: DiabeticMama