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Day: August 13, 2020

Meal Planning Tips to Control Blood Sugar Level

Make a Plan Having diabetes makes it important to keep a careful eye on your blood sugar (glucose) levels and your weight. It can be tough. But knowing what to eat, when to eat, and how much to eat can make it easier. The key is to find what works best for your tastes, your lifestyle, and your budget. Find the Right Balance With diabetes, your diet should be high in nutrients and low in fat and calories. There are many ways to do that, like going low-carb, low-fat, or… Read more Meal Planning Tips to Control Blood Sugar Level

Cinnamon May Control Blood Sugar to Prevent Diabetes

Fact checked by James Lacy  August 06, 2020 Eskay Lim / EyeEm / Getty Images Key Takeaways A third of a teaspoon of cinnamon a day may improve fasting blood glucose levels and glucose tolerance over time in people with prediabetes. Prediabetes is a precursor to developing type 2 diabetes. Diet and lifestyle changes can slow or reverse its progression. New research shows daily consumption of cinnamon may help control blood sugar in individuals with prediabetes, preventing type 2 diabetes down the road. The data, published in the July issue… Read more Cinnamon May Control Blood Sugar to Prevent Diabetes

Ask FDA to support Hydroxychloroquine as possible treatment to help save lives

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all heard the mantra “listen to the science” repeated over and over.  And most people of goodwill, regardless of their politics, do trust the expertise of our doctors, scientists, and public health officials. But what is happening at the FDA with its opposition to an inexpensive, highly effective, safe, and commonly used drug called Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) has little to do with science and a whole lot to do with Washington DC politics. Instead of playing politics, the FDA should give HCQ a fair trial and help save lives! Please… Read more Ask FDA to support Hydroxychloroquine as possible treatment to help save lives