Items Tagged ‘prediabetes’

Prediabetes: 5 things you need to know

January 16, 2019

Prediabetes: 5 things you need to know

By uclahealth uclahealth

About 30 million people in the United States, or 1 in 10, have diabetes. Most have Type 2 diabetes, which may be preventable and takes years to develop as blood sugar levels increase. On the path to Type 2 diabetes, many people are first diagnosed with a reversible condition called prediabetes. Risk factors for both […]

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Tags: A1c, CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes, healthy living, prediabetes, preventive care, primary care, The Checkup, type 2 diabetes


Ask the Doctors - Which spikes blood glucose more? Sugar in fruit or food?

August 2, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Which spikes blood glucose more? Sugar in fruit or food?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctors: I’m trying to lower my blood glucose level but I have a sweet tooth. What raises blood glucose more — the sugar from fruit, or foods with refined sugar?  Is diet the only way to keep blood glucose steady? Managing your level of blood glucose, which is the measurement of how much of […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, blood glucose, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, fruit, glycemic index, prediabetes, processed food, sugar in food, type 2 diabetes