Diabetes Risk

  • Diabetes
    Risk of diabetes amid pregnancy affected by early period

    Risk of diabetes amid pregnancy affected by early period

    Another review joins getting one’s period at an untimely age to creating gestational diabetes further down the road. As indicated by a 2014 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2010 GD allegedly influenced more than 9 percent of ladies who conceived an offspring that year. The condition more often than not influences the mother in the late phases of her pregnancy, after the infant has completely created. Therefore, it doesn’t bring about birth surrenders or other formative issues in the infant. Nonetheless, untreated GD can build the levels of glucose in the child, and constrain the baby to create more insulin to handle the glucose. The outcome is regularly fetal macrosomia, or an overweight child,…

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  • Chocolate
    Daily Chocolate Intake Can Lower Heart Disease and Diabetes Risk

    Daily Chocolate Intake Can Lower Heart Disease and Diabetes Risk

    Consuming a small amount of chocolate daily may help to lower the risk of diabetes and heart disease. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition. In fact, chocolate is often perceived as a treat because it is packed with a hefty dose of fat and sugar so the overconsumption can cause health problems such as tooth decay and obesity. But recently more studies have suggested that a regular, moderate chocolate consumption may offer some health benefits, particularly when it comes to dark chocolate. Dark chocolate has the highest cocoa content, which means it has the highest levels of antioxidants. Some of the antioxidants are flavonoids which are molecules that can prevent some…

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