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Replacing Red Meat With Chicken Helpful in Type 2 Diabetes With Macroalbuminuria
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2006
The withdrawal of red meat from the diet, either by replacing it with chicken or by following a lactovegetarian LPD [low-protein diet], promotes a beneficial effect on renovascular and cardiovascular risk factors associated with DN [diabetic nephropathy] in patients with type 2 diabetes and macroalbuminuria.

Georgia to Pay Diabetes Doctors for Performance
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Georgia will provide bonuses to doctors who care for state employees with diabetes, and improve their outcomes.

Dairy Products May Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Men
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Men who have a high dairy intake have a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

Young Diabetics Not Meeting Diet Recommendations
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Many adolescents and young adults with diabetes have diets that fall far short of what's recommended to help manage their disease, according to a new study.

How Diet and Exercise Worked A Miracle
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006
For two coal miners trapped in dreadful conditions over two weeks, Todd Russell and Brant Webb were in remarkably good condition when they came to the surface. When they finally emerged, everyone was amazed at the shape they were in from being in a very confined cage for more then two weeks. They were actually in better shape then before the accident.

Type 2 Diabetes Rising Among U.S. Adolescents
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2006
Some 39,000 adolescents in the United States already have obesity-linked type 2 diabetes, and nearly 3 million more may have blood sugar levels that could spur diabetes and other health problems, researchers report. Curbing obesity can help avert a public health crisis, experts say.

Just 2000 Steps and 100 Calories Can Impact Children's Lives And Prevent Disease
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2006
According to health statistics, one-third of all children in the United States are either overweight or dangerously close to becoming so. Walking 2000 more steps a day and reducing your calories by 100 per day can prevent weight gain for overweight children. The study results proves that this approach can help counter America's obesity crisis.

The United Nations Takes on The Diabetes Epidemic
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2006
Diabetes has become an enormous international problem with the number expected to rocket to beyond 334 million.

Ability to Walk ¼ Mile by Elderly Predicts Disability and Death
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2006
For well-functioning adults in their 70s, the ability to walk 400 meters (1/4 Mile) and the speed at which they walk are independent prognostic factors for mortality, cardiovascular disease and disability.

Use of Low-Carbohydrate, High-Protein Diets Among Americans: Correlates, Duration and Weight Loss
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2006
From the result is was concluded that LCHP diets were equally prevalent across sociodemographic subgroups and many users reported significant weight loss. Approximately 40% of male users and 30% of female users reported long-term use of the diet, suggesting that for some, this dietary approach may be well tolerated.

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