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  • Power Drink
    Don't Be Sweet On Sugar: A Rising Epidemic and Ways to Take Control
    In a recent article published in Nutritional Outlook by J.Grebow "New Tactic for Weight Management: Blood Sugar Control", the link between type 2 diabetes and obesity was discussed. Typical conditions from both epidemics are excess...
  • Yellow Nails
    What's Good for Your Heart is Good for Your Brain
    Diabetes can increase the risk of dementia by 50%, finds a new report from Alzheimer’s Disease International. Obesity and lack of physical activity are also important risk factors for diabetes and hypertension, which should be managed as...
  • Nurse and older patient cheering in home
    Diabetes rates hit a plateau in the U.S.
    For some groups rates continue to climbAlthough the prevalence and incidence of diabetes have increased in the United States in recent decades, no studies have systematically examined long-term, national trends in the prevalence and incidence of...
  • Trends in adult overweight, obesity, and extreme obesity among men and women aged 20 to 74: United States, selected years 1960 to 1962 through 2011 to 2012.
    Diabetes is leveling off in the United States
    Both the incidence and prevalence of diabetes appears to have reached a plateau in the United States. The plateau has been shown in both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Linda S. Geiss of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in...
  • Physical exercise is good for diabetics
    Reasons to stay active if you have diabetes
    According to Everyday Heath, following a personalized exercise plan is one of the best ways to manage diabetes. Exercise is very helpful for diabetics. Diabetics and non-diabetics should set a goal for at least 150 minutes of moderate physical...
  • Get educated at UCLA’s Mini Med School
    Get educated at UCLA’s Mini Med School
    A unique opportunity is available for health conscious Angelenos. UCLA Health System is offering a three-evening educational series on three important health topics: diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. All three lectures will be presented by...
  • Diabetes: Should you tell your boss and co-workers you are a diabetic?
    Diabetes: Should you tell your boss and co-workers you are a diabetic?
    To tell or not to tell your boss that you have diabetes is a personal decision. Some people tell their boss and co-workers; however, others say it's a tricky situation. On the one hand, you'd rather not have co-workers and others know...
  • Study shows link between artificial sweeteners and diabetes
    Study shows link between artificial sweeteners and diabetes
    As if parents didn't already have enough to concern themselves with, it looks like artificial sweeteners could pose another health risk, according to a September 18, 2014 article posted by the Boston Globe.Based on a study published in the...
  • The Sobriety :60 spotlights blood sugar problems and alcohol
    The Sobriety :60 spotlights blood sugar problems and alcohol
    The Sobriety :60 features a minute on alcohol-related health issues. The sixth episode examines how alcohol impacts blood sugar levels – with concerns for diabetics and non-diabetics alike.Alcoholism and diabetes are both chronic,...
  • Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes risk
    Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes risk
    Many favor artificial sweeteners because they want to decrease their sugar intake and reduce the risk of weight gain and diabetes. However, a new study has reported that artificial sweeteners can disrupt the body’s ability to regulate blood...
  • Alzheimer's disease another form of diabetes?
    Alzheimer's disease another form of diabetes?
    Recent research published has called Alzheimer's disease (AD) another form of diabetes that may be named diabetes 3. Resistance to insulin in the brain or AD is proposed to be called type 3 diabetes.It has long been known that the brain makes...
  • Sugar Substitutes
    Sugar substitutes cause blood sugar spikes, possibly diabetes
    Sugar substitutes in the pink, blue and yellow packets and those in diet soft drinks could hasten the development of blood-sugar diseases like diabetes, pre-diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Research published yesterday (Sept. 18, 2014) in the...
  • Artificial Sweeteners
    Artificial sweeteners rapidly promote glucose intolerance, diabetes and obesity
    Artificial sweeteners are hyped as safe sugar alternatives for diabetics, and weight loss aids for those wanting to lose weight. However, scientists have been perplexed by studies suggesting artificial sweeteners promote the development of glucose...
  • Orgran - Gluten Free
    This is the WHY…
    Here is a test that most of you will fail miserably: Try cooking a meal without eggs, dairy or flour.Now try doing it every day of your life for your family.Yes, it is possible, but it will definitely limit your dinner repertoire. You see,we use...
  • Chocolate
    Some dark chocolate daily keeps cardiovascular disease away
    Chocolate lovers everywhere grow more enthusiastic as study after study suggests chocolate provides some amazing health benefits. But are chocoholics just looking for an excuse to indulge, or is there enough health evidence to consider chocolate a...