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The “Normal Blood Sugar Range” May Be Misleading You

The “Normal Blood Sugar Range” May Be Misleading You

A fasting blood sugar test measures the amount of a type of sugar, called glucose, in your blood after you have not eaten for at least eight hours. Checking for an ideal fasting blood sugar is one of the most commonly performed tests to check for prediabetes and type 2

Are You a Type 2 Diabetic? Protect Your Heart

Are You a Type 2 Diabetic? Protect Your Heart

If you’re a type 2 diabetic, you face a greater risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, and stroke. And, a type 2 diabetic has a 70 percent greater likelihood of dying from cardiovascular disease versus a non-diabetic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

But recent evidence suggests that

Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms and Oral Medications

Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms and Oral Medications

If you’re experiencing type 2 diabetes symptoms, there are a variety of oral medications your healthcare provider may prescribe for you. The meds may work as single therapy, in combination with insulin, or in combination with another oral medication.
Each group of drugs has a unique mode of action, but

Ask the EN Experts: Fenugreek and Health

Q. Are there any health benefits for fenugreek?

A. Many of the ingredients we use to flavor our foods may impart healthful properties. Fenugreek, a plant used in Middle Eastern and Indian cookery, is one such ingredient. Fenugreek is found as a component of commercially available curry

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