The experience of fatigue and other low blood sugar symptoms 2 to 4 hours after a high-carb meal may be a warning sign that you have prediabetes. This phenomenon, despite how common it is, is not normal, nor is it healthy.
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Biologically speaking, everything that makes you what you are depends on a three-pound organ inside your skull that is kept alive by the beating of an organ in your chest that weighs only 8 to 10 ounces. Your heart beats about 100,000 times a day, pumping 2,000 gallons of blood
A good deal of research has been done to try to pinpoint who is at greatest risk for getting Alzheimer’s disease. Simply getting older raises your risk, but age alone does not mean a slow decline toward dementia. Beyond age, there are certain factors that may further increase risk. Most
An estimated 25.8 million Americans have type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus, (diabetes), and 7 million of them remain undiagnosed, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
These statistics are alarming not only because of the serious threats to physical health associated with diabetes—including heart disease, stroke,
Ask the Doctors: Triglycerides
Q. At my last checkup, my triglyceride levels had gone up significantly. I’ve been taking a statin for about two years, and it’s keeping my LDL numbers under control. Shouldn’t the statin help keep my triglycerides down, too? What are the risks of high triglycerides, and what
If your blood glucose (sugar) level is nearing the point at which you could be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a change in your diet is vital. This condition, called prediabetes, is diagnosed when your blood glucose level is elevated (between 100 and 125 mg/dL on a fasting blood glucose