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Diabetes: Eating four gummy bears could help you maintain blood sugar levels

Diabetes type 1 sufferers must immediately act to raise their blood sugar levels if they fall too low. If blood sugar falls to “severe” low levels it could result in life-threatening seizures and nervous system damage. Dr David Cavan, a diabetes consultant with 20 years experience, called on sufferers to eat 15 grams of fast-acting carbohydrate whenever their blood sugar ...

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Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause memory loss or depression: How to check your levels

Vitamin B12 plays a crucial role in our wellbeing, keeping the nervous system and blood cells healthy, and helping to make DNA. A wide array of symptoms could signal a lack of the vitamin. According to the NHS, these include extreme tiredness, pins and needs, mouth ulcers, muscle weakness and disturbed vision. More serious symptoms of a B12 deficiency inclu… ...

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Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Keep this fruit out your diet to keep blood sugar levels normal

Diabetes can cause serious long-term health problems if left untreated or not treated properly. The longer you have diabetes, and the less controlled your blood sugar, the higher the risk of complications. Some of the complications can be disabling or even life-threatening. But the foods you choose to eat in your daily diet can make a big difference, whether you ...

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High omega-6 levels can protect against premature death

Could omega-6 fatty acids protect you against premature death? The answer is yes, according to a new University of Eastern Finland study. While protecting against death, omega-6 fatty acids also keep cardiovascular diseases at bay. “Linoleic acid is the most common polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid. We discovered that the higher the blood linoleic acid level, the smaller the risk of ...

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Vitamin D deficiency: Symptoms could be triggered by low levels of this other mineral

Vitamin D plays an important part in the function of the body, regulating the amount of calcium your body needs to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy. It primarily comes from sunlight, which means it’s easy to get during the summer months. But during the winter months, with shorter sunlight hours and people spending more time inside to keep warm, ...

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