Diabetes screening generally involves looking at a number of different questions and tests to determine whether you may be at risk of developing diabetes. It’s important to distinguish between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Here we will discuss screening … Continue reading Diabetes Screening – What’s Your Risk?
You’ve been doing everything right! You’re cutting calories, swapping out fried chicken for salad, and working up a sweat in the gym. Yet still can’t lose weight! What gives? Is something wrong with the scale?. Is something wrong with me!? … Continue reading 11 Unexpected Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight
Modern living and our changing lifestyles have led to a shift from cooking at home to eating out. According to the Singapore Food Forward 2014 report, 61% of respondents say they ate out more frequently in the past year as … Continue reading The Only Guide to Cooking at Home You’ll Ever Need
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?