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Healthy Lifestyles Declining in U.S.
Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Far fewer Americans are engaging in healthy lifestyles than there were just two decades ago, researchers say. So it is not hard to see why a diabetes epidemic is at our doorstep.

Best and Worst Countries for Life Expectancy
Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2009
What is the life expectancy for a child born in the U.S in 2007?

Regular Diabetes Screening Saves on Health Care Costs
Posted: Monday, June 08, 2009
Approximately 24 million Americans are believed to have diabetes, but nearly 6 million diabetics are undiagnosed. Upwards of 60 million Americans are demonstrating signs of pre-diabetes as well, many being unaware of their condition and the associated risks. From an economic standpoint, a new study has concluded that more active screening and treatment for pre-diabetes and undiagnosed diabetes, will actually save money for health care systems overall.

Poll: Prevention Top Health Reform Priority For Americans
Posted: Monday, June 08, 2009
Health reform proposals that emphasize prevention will have broad support.

More Whole-Grain Awareness Needed in School Cafeterias
Posted: Monday, June 08, 2009
A large reason for high and rising rates child obesity is that children often consume unbalanced diets, packed with empty calories. One example of this is that children consume very few whole-grain products, especially with their school lunches, a fact that many in the nutritional and pediatric fields hope to change. Unfortunately, according to a recent study, those involved in student lunch programs, such as cafeteria workers and “food-service directors”, know little more about the benefits of whole-grain products than the fat children do.

Samurai Karate Studio Announces Participation in Martial Arts Defeat Diabetes® Community Action Project™ (MADDCAP™)
Posted: Monday, June 08, 2009
Samurai Karate Studio is pleased to announce their participation in a new martial art's program, called MADDCAP, or Martial Arts Defeat Diabetes Community Action Project. According to Sensei Chris Feldt, owner and chief instructor for SKS, this new program will be part of the curriculum that SKS teaches that will include information about the disease, the risk factors, warning signs, complications and ways to prevent the disease through attention to nutrition and exercise.

Low-Fat Chocolate Milk Aids Muscle Recovery
Posted: Friday, June 05, 2009
Low-fat chocolate milk appears to be more effective for muscle recovery than popular high-carbohydrate post-workout drinks, according to a recent study conducted on male college soccer players.

Benefit of Exercise on Diabetes Risk Undone by Vitamin Supplements
Posted: Wednesday, June 03, 2009
A team of scientists from Germany and the US found that vitamin C and E supplements may undo the benefits of exercise on diabetes risk and glucose metabolism. It would seem that exercise-induced oxidative stress helps the body defend itself against stress and metabolize carbodydrates more effectively, said the researchers.

Football Players have Better Glucose, but Worse Blood Pressure
Posted: Wednesday, June 03, 2009
NFL players have more favorable glucose levels, similar cholesterol levels and a higher rate of high blood pressure compared to other healthy young men.

Bariatric Surgery Patient Database Exceeding 120,000
Posted: Wednesday, June 03, 2009
With more than 120,000 patients having a bariatric surgery procedure, we now have a database that can help in determining which patients would benefit from the different forms of bariatric surgery.

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