Home > Medical > Diabetes > Diabetes diet and obesity Diabetes diet and obesity All sections in Diabetes » About Diabetes » Diabetes & other Organs » Diabetes and Pregnancy » Diabetes and the Elderly » Children & Teens » Diet and Obesity » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Diabetes » Multimedia » Diabetes News » Real-life Story » Support Groups » The Glycaemic Index » Treatment: Type 1 » Treatment: Type 2 » What to do in a crisis » Who is at risk Vitamin D no protection against type 2 diabetes A study investigated the claim that elevated levels of vitamin D might protect people against type 2 diabetes, but found no positive link. Artificial sweeteners may increase diabetes risk Artificial sweeteners are widely used by the health-conscious and diabetics worldwide as an alternative to sugar, however, a new study indicates that they may actually increase glucose intolerance, therefore raising blood sugar levels. Obesity fuelling rise in US diabetes rates When researchers looked at factors that might contribute to rising US diabetes rates, obesity stood out. Quiz Assess your diabetes risk » Ask Diabetes expert » Check Glycaemic index tool » Quiz Am I eating right for my diabetes? » 'Let it go' - a diabetic parody of Frozen's theme song A snapshot of diabetes in SA Losing weight may delay kidney problems in diabetics Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2 diabetes, and may also delay or prevent chronic kidney disease. You can still enjoy the sweet things in life What better time to have your blood sugar levels checked than this November? It's World Diabetes month this November. Sugary drinks could fuel diabetes New research results have confirmed once again that by having just one 350ml sugar-sweetened cold drink a day, you increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 20%. Basic diabetic menu for one week Looking for a one-week diabetic menu plan? Here it is, compiled by a dietician to be used as a guideline. Dishing up the facts on diabetes The number of people developing diabetes is steadily increasing, but the good news is that certain lifestyle choices can dramatically decrease one’s risk of developing the most common type of diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance and weight loss: does antagolin work? Antagolin is being promoted as a supplement that can alleviate insulin resistance and help you lose weight. Is it safe and effective? DietDoc investigates. Diabetes and diet - the basics Diabetes mellitus is one of the so-called diseases of lifestyle that is starting to occur more and more frequently in South Africa. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance Like us on facebook!