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    Prevent diabetes with nutrition and exercise, not pills
    Nutrition and exercise can delay diabetes for at least a decade and those lifestyle changes work better than a popular drug.In the late 1990s, the Diabetes Prevention Program randomly assigned, to one of three groups, roughly 3,200 people who were...
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    Discovery of rare gene mutation to prevent type 2 diabetes
    Scientists identified an extremely rare mutation capable of preventing type 2 diabetes. According to scientists, the mutation is so rare it is only recognized by analyzing data from a large number of people.Rare mutation findingsThis study was...
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    New study shows Mediterranean diet reduces risk of diabetes
    The Mediterranean Diet is praised by many doctors and nutritionist across the nation, and new research reveals how it may also cut the risk for diabetes as well.A study published in the Jan. 7 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, reveals that...
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    Spotlight on Diabetes: Foods That Feed or Fight Diabetes
    While the month of October drew a great of attention to breast cancer, November sheds the spotlight on diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. As of 2011, according to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million, or 8.3...
  • Study will see if Vitamin D helps prevent diabetes
    Study will see if Vitamin D helps prevent diabetes
    Researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will soon begin the first large-scale study to see if a Vitamin D supplement can prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes. The study will take place in 20 sites across the nation, including the...
  • More apples a day can keep the diabetes doctor away
    Replace junk food with whole fruits to prevent diabetes
    Need a snack? Reach for an apple or a handful of grapes or blueberries instead of cookies and chips and you could reduce your risk for developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 26%.In our carb-phobic world, fruits are always in question. Are the...
  • A grape a day keeps the doctor away
    Put down the juice, whole fruit fights diabetes
    If you want to reduce your risk of Type II diabetes lay off the juice and go for whole fruits like blueberries, grapes and apples. New research by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) shows that these three fruits may play a positive role in...
  • Medicare to cover YMCA diabetes prevention class
    Medicare to cover YMCA diabetes prevention class
    In a press conference this week, the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis announced they have been chosen to participate in a demonstration project that will track the effectiveness of the Diabetes Prevention Program among Medicare Recipients. The YMCA of...
  • Men of all ages need to take the prevention and management of diabetes seriously
    Diabetes awareness key to prevention, management
    November is officially designated as National Diabetes Awareness Month, but that doesn't mean it's a health topic that only needs to be addressed once a year. Awareness is the key tool for prevention and/or management of this chronic...
  • Diabetes awareness: Prevention (Video)
    Diabetes awareness: Prevention (Video)
    November, American Diabetes Month, was developed to focus the nation's attention on the issues surrounding diabetes and the many people impacted by the disease. Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. Another...
  • Diabetes Education Program offers online tools for prevention and management
    Diabetes Education Program offers online tools for prevention and management
    November is National Diabetes month, and the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is getting out the message that behaviors do matter when it comes to preventing and managing diabetes.The NDEP, a partnership of the National Institutes of...
  • Blood sugar bullies
    Foods that raise your blood sugar
    According to the American Diabetes Association, over 18 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes. As many as 7 million more may be undiagnosed with the disease. An additional 79 million people may be considered as having prediabetes....
  • Moving your bones may pervent prediabetes
    Moving your bones may prevent prediabetes
    We all know by now that exercise is important for good health in children and adults alike. Studies on mice show that any vibration may be good to stave off pre diabetes in teens. The mice study showed that the blood glucose levels of overweight...
  • Sabrina Williams: stepping out to fight Diabetes
    Sabrina Williams: Stepping out to fight Diabetes
    Sabrina Williams is a mom of a 17-year old, an entrepreneur, an aspiring writer and a woman on a mission. She is raising awareness and funds to support the Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes campaign sponsored by the American Diabetes Association...
  • Curcumin shown to lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes in prediabetics
    Curry linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes
    Curcumin, the spice known for giving curry dishes their very distinct flavor and color was placed under the microscope and unveiled some exciting results. Researchers at a University in Thailand discovered that daily doses of curcumin spanned over...