DOCTOR CHARLOTTE NORTON spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk about dietary considerations when it comes to managing blood sugar levels. If you have type 2 diabetes, look no further for the best and worst food decisions you could be making.
VITAMIN D is a water-soluble compound that is produced in the skin through the action of sunlight. The so-called sunshine vitamin is widely associated with the maintenance of the immune system. When levels fall below the healthy range, signs in the eyes may warrant medical attention.
HIGH cholesterol levels in the bloodstream increases the likelihood of the fatty substance sticking to artery walls, clumping together, and hardening. Should an excess of this takes place, the fat will protrude through the skin.
HEART and circulatory diseases are responsible for a quarter of UK deaths and high cholesterol levels are a major contributor to this statistic. Fortunately, you can lower high cholesterol levels by making simple lifestyle changes. According to doctor Rhianna McClymont, Lead GP at Livi, the digital healthcare provider, there are five tips that trump all others.
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes the level of sugar in your blood to become too high. This causes excessive thirst, fatigue and needing to pee a lot. If this wasn’t bad enough, type 2 diabetes can also increase your risk of experiencing major issues with your eyes, heart and nerves. There is one major lifestyle habit you can change to prevent the onset of diabetes.
IF YOU want to avoid developing heart disease, keeping your cholesterol levels under control is a great place to start. Although high cholesterol is usually symptomless, a subtle “change” on your face can be a telltale sign.