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    Dominique Wilkins maintains a healthy lifestyle with diabetes
    Throughout his NBA career, Dominique Wilkins remained a formidable athlete on the court. With a 24.8 career scoring average and unmatched dunking skills, fans dubbed him “The Human Highlight Film.” When he retired from basketball, he...
  • VA to address low blood sugar with new initiative
    VA to address low blood sugar with new initiative (Video)
    Another tool has been added for Veterans who are at high risk of diabetic low blood sugar. Today it was announced the the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) has launched a national Hypoglycemic Safety Initiative (HSI) for Veterans who seek...
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    Avocado Soup
    It has been chilly here in Hawaii and the perfect time to have a warm bowl of soup. If you’re tired of the popular chicken and rice or tomato soups this is a soup recipe you’ll savor. Of course, this soup is healthy for anyone. In...
  • Obesity may shorten life span
    Obesity may cut your life span by up to eight years
    A new study may help you put the breaks on overindulging this holiday season. Researching at McGill University looked at the relationship between body weight and life expectancy, and the results overweight and obese individuals may be cutting up...
  • Healthy Habits for a Happy 2015
    Healthy Habits for a Happy 2015
    In November, we celebrated National Diabetes Awareness Month. As we head into the holiday season, it’s a perfect time to revisit good health habits that will improve our overall health and lower our risk of diabetes, heart disease, and...
  • Diabetes and memory loss are linked
    Diabetes might be affecting your memory
    Most diabetics do not associate memory loss with diabetes; however, the two are closely linked. That's because the brain runs on glucose and brain glucose storage is limited. According to a diabetes website, in order to maintain normal brain...
  • Carbs not fat linked to higher risk of diabetes and heart disease
    Carbs, not fat linked to higher risk of diabetes and heart disease
    Its hard to know what is right and what is not these days and new studies in diet and nutrition seem to constantly be contradicting each other, including new research which claims that “doubling the saturated fat found largely in meat and...
  • Global epidemic: Diabetes
    Global epidemic: Diabetes
    Earlier this year, the CDC (www.CDC.gov) announced the latest figures: 29.1 million people are living with diabetes in the United States. Additionally, approximately 86 million people (estimated to be one out of every 3 people) have prediabetes....
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    Diabetes affects the body from head to toe
    Those who have diabetes, both Type I and Type II and those with pre-diabetes should take this disease seriously. Of course, there are those who when diagnosed with pre-diabetes watch their diet, exercise and make the necessary changes in their...
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    Yogurt Reduces Risk of Diabetes
    Yogurt has been advertised as the secret to digestive health and regularity. But it does much more. A new study shows eating yogurt regularly can lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health...
  • 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...