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How to Boost Your Leptin Levels

Leptin is a hormone that helps manage appetite. It’s produced by the fat cells in your body and works by telling your brain how much you have in your fat reserves. Here are 8 ways to keep your leptin levels regulated. Get enough fibre Limit fructose consumption Choose complex carbohydrates Eat protein for breakfast Take…

By Jose Scott November 13, 2019 0

Diabetes and Exercise: What To Know

Hi I’m Ansley and I’m here today to talk about activity and blood sugar. If you have diabetes, you’re probably tired of people telling you how important it is to exercise—but here’s the deal, exercise is good for your body for lots of reasons. It lowers your blood pressure, it can help you lose weight…

By Jose Scott November 13, 2019 3

[POV] Insulin Syringe Injection (abdomen)

Before starting, wash your hands. For cloudy insulins like NPH, roll or shake the vial first. For a new vial, take off the protective cap and swab with alcohol. Remove the syringe’s protective caps. Using the syringe’s thumb rest, pull down your prescribed dose to fill your syringe with air. Holding the syringe like a…

By Jose Scott November 11, 2019 0

Gestational diabetes | NHS

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that appears during pregnancy. It’s not there before you get pregnant. We think it’s possibly because the body can’t make enough insulin to cope with the extra demands of pregnancy. We usually see gestational diabetes developing in the second or third trimester of your pregnancy. And that’s after…

By Jose Scott November 6, 2019 1