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Free diabetic screenings offered at Sam’s Club
Diabetes affects more than 29 million people in the United States alone. The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that will be at least 350 million people in the world with type 2 diabetes by the year 2030. WHO suggests that...
Skipping breakfast puts kids at risk for diabetes
It looks like our moms were right about the importance of eating breakfast every day. According to a study published in the Sept. 2 PLOS Medicine, regularly eating the morning meal may help children lower the risk of developing...
The Conestoga Herb Guild to hold Herb Fest
Most people assume all diabetics are on insulin or some oral medication like Metformin. Many type 2 diabetics are able to manage their diabetes with exercise and herbal remedies.Some useful herbs:Aloe veraBael leavesBilberry extractBitter melonCinnamonFenugreek seedsGarlicGingerJambu fruitOkraTurmericStevia...
Type 2 Diabetes: Eat low calorie foods
Millions of people are living with Type 2 diabetes.People who are living with Type 2 Diabetes should: check and monitor glucose levels daily,eat low calories foods, limit the number of carbohydrates consumed, keep track of daily caloric...
Menopause and Diabetes: More Complicated than Predicted!
When a woman has diabetes and is approaching menopause, there are many questions that may arise. And rightfully so. Diabetes may present a challenge in itself, but when combined with the potential physical changes that menopause contributes, it becomes difficult...
The High Cost of Diabetes
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC), the number of people diagnosed with diabetes /prediabetes continues to grow at an alarming rate. As of June, 2014, it is estimated there are now 29.1 million diabetics in...
Smokers beware of type 2 diabetes
The CDC and the acting surgeon general of the United States, Boris Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H. have announced that tobacco smokers are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The relationship between tobacco smokers and the risk of...
Live healthy: Living with diabetes
Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach...
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