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Food intake – Vitamin D could lower risk of developing diabetes

The benefits of vitamin D in promoting bone health are already well known. A new study out of Brazil suggests that vitamin D also may promote greater insulin sensitivity, thus lowering glucose levels and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

Benefits of vitamin d

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DIABETES Treatment – How to Prevent and Manage Diabetes

Winning the battle over diabetes once and for all: Diabetes is a condition that affects over 425 million people globally. In Nigeria, its rising prevalence is a public health concern, because over 2 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes. Bearing in mind that the number of people actually living with diabetes may be more, estimated at approximately 7 million. Unfortunately, it is one of the most under-diagnosed, yet often fatal conditions as most adults with diabetes do not know they have it until complications arise. These complications include heart disease, strokes, kidney disease, and blindness, amongst others.Find out below some of the best ways to diagnose and manage illness.

How to manage diabetes

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Diabetes- Nine foods to help lower blood sugar at home

Statistics have shown that Nigeria has the highest indices of diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa, with about five million people currently living with the condition, which is the number six leading cause of death globally.


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