Though it’s a common complaint, belly bloat isn't always a bad thing. (And you certainly shouldn't feel guilty about it if your belly is a little swollen.) In most cases, bloat is the result of having extra gas in your system due to swallowing air or eating certain foods, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
Warm weather means spending a lot more time outside. You probably already know the sun can wreak havoc on your skin and take steps to prevent sunburn, but you may not be as aware of another summertime skin issue — rashes. From margarita dermatitis to swimmer’s itch, here are seven common but surprising causes of rashes during the summer months.
Dinnertime is different when you’re living with type 2 diabetes. Specifically, strategies like portion control and carbohydrate counting are crucial to keep in mind to manage weight and lower your A1C — your average blood sugar level over two to three months. Also worth considering is nutrition, which everyone can benefit from.