Food for type 2 diabetes
Insulin resistance, the cause of type 2 diabetes, makes people more vulnerable to tooth decay and tooth decay. People at risk of losing their teeth can be identified early when insulin resistance is first diagnosed, according to a study published in the February 2018 issue of the Journal of Periodontology.
Scientists from the University of Puerto Rico and several other research institutions in the United States compared insulin resistance and oral health in eight hundred and seventy overweight or obese individuals between 40 and 65 who had not yet developed type 2 diabetes The dentists probed their gums to try to find bleeding and to measure how far the gums had separated from their teeth.
The study participants with the highest amount of insulin resistance were …
19 percent more likely to have bleeding when teeth were tested than those with lower levels of resistance. They were also
39 percent more inclined to have a deep separation of the gums from their teeth.
Bleeding and separation of the gums are a warning sign of periodontitis, which is inflammation of the gums and the surrounding tissue, including the bone under the teeth. This condition can lead to tooth loss. Insulin resistance can cause many health problems, of which tooth loss is just one example. Fortunately, we can prevent the condition with a healthy diet and exercise.
Obese and overweight people are often chosen for studies on insulin resistance because they are likely to have the condition …
Overweight is defined, according to the National Institute of Health, as having a body mass index (BMI) of 25.0 to 29.9 kilograms of weight per square centimeter of skin.
Obesity is defined as having a BMI of 30.0 kilograms of weight per square centimeter of skin.
Morbid obesity is a BMI of 40 or 35 with a disease related to obesity.
To calculate your BMI, go to … and add your height and weight. Or you can divide your weight in kilograms by the square of your height in centimeters.
If your BMI is 25 or more, experiment by putting lower weights. When you find a BMI between 18 and 24.9, you will have a target weight to shoot …
Consult a nutritionist for advice on how to eat healthy and lose body fat.
Physical activity is also a beneficial way to decrease insulin resistance. Choose a physical activity that appeals to you and find a way to work it solidly in your life.
Food for type 2 diabetes
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