Men's Health Week
Alcohol can both increase and decrease blood sugar levels, exacerbating pre-existing diabetic symptoms. Luckily, there are guidelines in place.
Numerous population studies have revealed that men, compared to women, have twice the risk of getting diabetes between the ages of 34-55.
Diabetes, especially type 2, is more common in males rather than females. However, females often have more serious complications and a greater risk of death.
Different types of diabetes each have associated risk factors. Investigation into these factors is important as it can inform the development of new approaches to reduce diabetes risk.
It is common for men to reduce their levels of physical activity after a prostate cancer diagnosis, however, many studies have found exercise to be beneficial during the treatment and recovery of prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of death globally. It only affects men, and the risk of developing prostate cancer increases with age.
Various supplements are being investigated for the management of diabetes. The most successful supplements investigated so far are chromium and magnesium.
The male breast is structurally and functionally different from female breast due to the hormones that guide its growth and maturity. It is no surprise then, that men can develop breast cancer too.
It is important for a diabetic to control their blood sugar levels, and one of the easiest ways of doing this is through dietary changes.