This article is designed to take a look at the Diabetes epidemic in the Native American Community. Historically Diabetes has not been a widespread problem within the Native American Community. In recent years however diabetes has increased dramatically. This trend has led researchers to dig further into Native American genes and lifestyle. The initial diagnosis…

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Diabetes is especially hard on the Native American Community. When Diabetes is paired with obesity it can lead to the development of deadly diabetes. It has been found that Native American can be at risk due to genetics, diet, lack of exercise, and a tendency to carry extra weight. This combination has lead to an…

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Research shows that overweight children and adults are more likely to develop Type II Diabetes. Oftentimes, a simple diet change can be a way for people diagnosed with Type II Diabetes to begin to reverse the effects of Diabetes. Many diabetics have found a juice diet to be popular after popularity of the movie “Fat,…

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There are some weird signs of diabetes that often go overlooked by people. One unusual sign that people may not relate to diabetes is when their sores don’t heal up easily. Another weird sign that people don’t always associate with diabetes is dry skin. There are a few other symptoms that people don’t normally associate…

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Frequent urination is one of the signs of diabetes. Unfortunately, people don’t always recognize this as a symptom indicative of diabetes and may fail to tell their doctors. As with other types of symptoms and ailments, people sometimes try to find their own plausible explanations for physical changes they experience—especially if those occurrences only happen…

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Sudden weight loss could mean a person has diabetes, but unfortunately many people welcome weight loss and so they don’t realize this is a symptom of diabetes. Anytime there is sudden weight loss in a person’s life it should be reported to a doctor because it can be a sign of various types of physical…

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Excessive thirst is one of the signs of diabetes, but all too often people will attribute their thirstiness to something they ate. Frequent urination is also a sign of diabetes and people sometimes associate it with drinking too many fluids due to their excessive thirst. Thus ensues a vicious cycle: excessive thirst causes the excessive…

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How to Live a Normal Life with Diabetes Diabetes treatment is diabetes management. Diabetes cannot be cured but it can be managed well enough that a diabetic can live a fairly normal life. Even Type 1 diabetics that require the addition of insulin are able to live an otherwise normal life. So, when it comes…

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Diabetes treatment doesn’t always require insulin. In fact, people with Type 2 diabetes rarely need the addition of prescribed insulin. Instead, treatment for Type 2 (Adult Onset Diabetes) is based more on diet and exercise which can manage the disease quite well. People with Type 1 diabetes do need the addition of insulin and it’s…

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Healthy eating is a very important part of diabetes treatment and management. Healthy eating in terms of diabetes treatment includes more than choosing the right foods and eating the right portions. Scheduled meals, in-between snacks and other eating habits constitute healthy eating as diabetes treatment. Every diabetic is given a diabetic meal plan that is…

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