In this month’s issue, we’re looking at how diet can influence blood sugar and your risk for diabetes. Diabetes affects the body’s ability to metabolize sugar, either because the pancreas produces little or no insulin (type 1 diabetes), a hormone that regulates the absorption of sugar from the bloodstream into
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Many people with diabetes struggle to control their blood sugar with a healthy diet, exercise, and diabetes medications. Uncontrolled, diabetes has detrimental effects on nearly all parts of the body, from eyes to toes.
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Controlling blood glucose levels is a prime concern for people with diabetes, since chronically elevated blood glucose can do permanent damage to your eyes, vascular system, kidneys, and other organs. Foods high in carbohydrates can cause blood glucose to rise rapidly, so limiting carb consumption is standard advice for people