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  • Chef Lourdes Castro
    Celebrity Chef Lourdes Castro talks food and diabetes among Hispanic community
    Diabetes among the Hispanic community is an increasing problem. Although there is concern for the rise in diabetes, there’s often limited information to the community. According to the Center for Disease Control, nationally nearly 13 percent...
  • Eat to Stave off Diabetes
    Eat Well and Control Diabetes
    We are currently in full National Diabetes month and recently there was a study that suggested that individuals who currently have type 2 diabetes may lose more brain volume for their age than those who don’t. The study looked at 614 people...
  • Dr. Natalie Strand
    Doctor gives great tips for managing diabetes beyond eating right and exercise
    November is American Diabetes Month, and Dr. Natalie Strand has given valuable steps that make a big difference when it comes to managing diabetes. She is a diabetic herself; so she gives both personal and professional advice that will surely help...
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    Concerns about the rate of diabetes
    One of the biggest health concerns in the U.S. is the high rate of obesity. Obesity is a contributing factor in many medical conditions including arthritis, cancer, heart disease and diabetes. There are many causes of this problem, from cultural,...
  • Depression and Diabetes: Know the connection
    Depression and Diabetes: Know the connection
    At last count, there are 29.1 million diabetics in the United States and 86 million prediabetics. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , without proper treatment, a large percentage of prediabetics could become diabetic in...
  • World Diabetes Day:  Shining the spotlight on diabetes
    World Diabetes Day: Shining the spotlight on diabetes
    Have you heard the news? According to a Zee News report published on Nov. 14, an annual event that raises awareness about the escalating cases ofdiabetesaround the world is here. Nov. 14 is World Diabetes Day (WDD) , a “holiday” that...
  • Herbal Remedies for Diabetes
    How to outsmart and reverse diabetes naturally
    Type 2 diabetes, often called non-insulin dependent diabetes, is the most common form of diabetes, affecting 90% - 95% of the 18.2 million people with diabetes.Unlike people with type 1 diabetes, people with type 2 diabetes produce insulin;...
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    When your child has diabetes
    When the family of 12 year old Dennis noticed that something was wrong with the way their son was behaving they first thought that maybe it was drugs. He was sleeping a lot, sweating, overly aggressive followed by mood swings of sadness or...
  • Diabetes and hunger in America
    Diabetes and hunger in America
    World Diabetes Day is November 14. To have this disease is hard enough for any individual to cope with. For many patients it's a day-to-day struggle.What if someone fighting diabetes is confronted with another challenge: hunger. This is...
  • Secondhand smoke causes weight gain reports new study
    Secondhand smoke causes weight gain reports new study
    Many smokers use the excuse that smoking keeps their weight down; however, a new study has reported that exposure to secondhand smoke can cause weight gain. The findings were published on September 30 in the American Journal of Physiology:...
  • Floridians: November is American Diabetes Month
    Floridians: November is American Diabetes Month
    November is American Diabetes Month.While almost 30 million children and adults in the United States live with diabetes, an additional 86 million Americans are at risk for developing it.Each year over $174 billion is spent on healthcare costs...
  • Warning Sign: Skin Problems
    American Diabetes Month; Diabetic Skin Conditions and How to Treat
    November is American Diabetes Month, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the population have diabetes.Diabetes can affect every part of the body, including the skin. Around one third of...
  • Weight-loss surgery may help stave off diabetes
    Weight-loss surgery may lower risk of type 2 diabetes
    Weight-loss surgery such as gastric bypass could lower the risk of type 2 diabetes by as much as 80 percent of overweight or obese people when compared to overweight or obese people who do not get the surgery, according to a new study from the...
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    Its pumpkinā€™s season!
    A symbolic return to nature.Pumpkin is not just for Halloween decorations and scary or enjoyable stories like Cinderella!Cucurbita pepo Linn, commonly known as pumpkin, belongs to the Cucurbaceae family. According to Writer Cindy Ott, the pumpkin...
  • sugar cravings, sugar & cancer, fat loss diet, diabetes
    Swap veggies for fruit and get lean
    Many people think fruit is the healthiest way to satisfy a 'sweet' tooth craving, and it is occasionally. The thing to remember is that there are some fruits that make better choices than others. To begin, you must remember that fruit is...