How The Shame Of Type 2 Diabetes Is Impacting The Health Of Millions

It’s likely you have someone in your life who has diabetes and you may not even know it. The reason being approximately one in three Canadians have diabetes or prediabetes, but the stigma of the disease is keeping people from seeking the treatment they need. As a way to educate the … Read More

Poor Sleep & Diabetes Risk

Problem You sleep kinda poorly—what’s the worst that can happen? Reality You might be more susceptible to diabetes if you sleep poorly, according to a study in Diabetologia. Method Researchers know that higher levels of circulating non-esterified fatty acid (NEFA) concentrations are associated with insulin resistance, which plays a key … Read More

Bacon Your Way to Better Health

“Monounsaturated fat—the primary fat in bacon—is widely lauded for reducing inflammation and lowering blood pressure, while the antimicrobial palmitoleic content in bacon fat can keep plaque at bay. Triglycerides too may improve because bacon fat is especially good at helping us achieve satiety and stable blood sugar. Bacon can thus … Read More

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