Tag Archives: Diabetes

11 Diabetes Dos: Your Type 2 Checklist

Anthony Pick, MD, CDCES, an endocrinologist and certified diabetes care and education specialist, Lake Forest, IL. American Diabetes Association, Diabetes Advisor: “Eye Exams for People with Diabetes,” “Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020,” “Preventive Footcare in Diabetes.” American Heart Association: “American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity in Kids and Adults,” “Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes.”… Read More »

How can you get diabetes when pregnant

While pregnant, women who have never had diabetes before but then develop high blood glucose levels may be diagnosed as having gestational diabetes, 1 according to the American Diabetes Association. Gestational diabetes has long-term effects on both mother and child. Having an elevated blood glucose level, or a glucose intolerance, while pregnant raises concerns not… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Zinc, Diabetes and NewsGuard

1 Which of the following is a naturally occurring zinc ionophore (a molecule that facilitates entry of zinc through cellular membranes)? Astaxanthin Lutein Zeaxanthin Quercetin Quercetin is a naturally occurring zinc ionophore. Taken with zinc, it may be helpful to prevent and potentially treat COVID-19. Research is currently underway to assess quercetin’s effectiveness against COVID-19.… Read More »