You’ve learned that in order to control diabetes, exercise must become a regular part of your life. But you’re probably wondering what form of exercise will give you the best results. Honestly, if you’ve been doing very little in the way of … Continue reading Resistance Training and Diabetes: The Amazing Benefits to Pushing Past Your Comfort Zone
It’s uncommon to discuss sex and diabetes in the same conversation. First, there are few topics as taboo as the topic of sex. Second, out of the millions of adults worldwide who have either Type 1 (T1) or Type 2 … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Sex and Diabetes
We are in the search to find the lowest calorie alcohol-containing drink. Since it’s no longer a surprise that alcohol consumption contributes to weight gain, we need to know what the better choices are. Undeniably, drinking alcohol is an integral part of … Continue reading Lowest Calorie Alcohol: The Ultimate Guide
Taking care of our skin is always important, but in diabetes skin care requires more consideration. The skin, our body’s largest organ, is a vital physical barrier between the outside world and everything inside us. Although it seems like a … Continue reading Diabetes Skin Care – What You Need to Know and What You Can Do
The last thing you expected to hear from your doctor was that you’d now have to be coping with diabetes. You’d seen friends and relatives have to change their lifestyles after a diagnosis. You knew it wasn’t something you wanted … Continue reading Coping With Diabetes to Live Life to the Fullest
In this chapter of our “Diabetes in Asia” series (as a sequel to Diabetes in Singapore), we will be talking about Malaysia. In 10 years, diabetes in Malaysia has increased to 17.5%, and it is the country with the highest prevalence … Continue reading Diabetes in Malaysia – A Deeper Look as Concern Rises
Living with diabetes certainly isn’t easy. There are many variables to consider on a daily basis – diet, exercise, stress levels, medications – the list can go on. It can be overwhelming and at times feel impossible. The good news … Continue reading Living with Diabetes: 6 Pro Tips for Managing Diabetes
What leads us to choose unhealthy food? Is it just the taste of them? Well, there are many factors that may cue us to choose the unhealthy option. You might already be aware of many of these cues that lead … Continue reading Why do We Choose Unhealthy Foods?
What is Stress Eating / Emotional Eating? Stress eating means eating or over-eating triggered by emotions (e.g. stress, sadness, boredom). Have you ever felt the urge to eat a tub of icecream, a packet of fries or potato chips when you’re … Continue reading Stress Eating: Do you eat more when you’re stressed?
Over the past two years, there was much news about diabetes in Singapore. A prominent piece of news is that Singapore has the 2nd highest proportion of people with diabetes among developed nations. Due to this, our government launched a campaign … Continue reading Diabetes in Singapore: A Perspective in Numbers
What does living a fulfilled life mean? The top few most common answers include being happy and being healthy. In general, it largely involves feelings of satisfaction and achieving the goals you set for yourself. What are some challenges … Continue reading How can I live a Fulfilling Life with Diabetes?
Fun fact: Did you know that men have a slightly higher chance of developing diabetes compared to women? This is according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This means that if you have the Y chromosome (yes, I’m … Continue reading Diabetes Symptoms in Men: 3 Crucial Things You Must Know!