Characterized by hyperglycemia, Diabetes Mellitus is a syndrome caused by faulty or ineffective secretion of insulin by the body. Diabetes can lead to several complications such as nephropathy, retinopathy, peripheral arterial and atherosclerotic coronary disease as well as autonomic and peripheral neuropathies. Diabetes can be divided into two types: (Insulin Dependent) and Non insulin dependent (NIDDM).
There are not so many articles online that discuss the benefits of Tai Chi for diabetes. Besides enhancing microcirculation, practitioners of this ancient Chinese exercise say that it is a very potent way to manage stress and has helped them burn a considerable amount of calories allowing them to lose weight rapidly. Tai Chi can actually aid the body in attaining homeostatic chemical levels. One … Continue reading
There are two types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes (diabetes mellitus) and Type 2 diabetes (adult onset). In type 1 diabetes, the body is unable to manufacture insulin. People suffering from this condition are insulin dependent. This type of diabetes is found in children and young adults.
Over 15 million Americans are believed to suffer from type-2 diabetes, which is the most common form of … Continue reading