If you have diabetes, one method you can use to control blood sugar is carbohydrate-counting. Carbohydrates are one-third of the dietary triumvirate (in addition to protein and fat) that keeps your body in tip-top shape. Read More
About 24 million Americans are believed to have diabetes, and nearly 6 million don’t know it. Another 57 million are thought to have prediabetes, a condition that boosts risks for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. What quick tricks can you try to avoid prediabetes and the real thing—or help treat either condition? Scientists have hit on three new techniques.
Carbohydrates are sugar-based molecules found in many foods, from cookies to cantaloupes. Planning your daily carb intake can help keep blood sugar on an even keel and cut the risk of complications.