As many of our clients are affected by diabetes, I’ve decided to continue on the diabetes topic today. The glycemic index, or GI, measures how a carbohydrate-containing food raises blood glucose. Glucose or white bread is used as a reference, and foods are ranked based on how they compare to the reference.
Diabetes is a serious health issue that is becoming more and more common across a wider age range in the population. In today’s post I will explain simply what diabetes is and why it is a serious risk if left untreated, I will also briefly discuss what we can do to help prevent and treat diabetes type 2.