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Reducing TV Time Helps Adults Burn More Calories
Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
Adults who used an electronic lock-out system to reduce their television time by half did not change their calorie intake but did expend more energy over a three-week period.

Eating Out Too Often Can Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009
Those who ate two meals per week of fried chicken were at 68 percent increased risk of Type 2 diabetes, compared to those who ate none.

Diabetes Cases to Double and Costs to Triple by 2034
Posted: Sunday, December 06, 2009
If obesity rates just remain stable, in the next 25 years, the number of Americans living with diabetes will nearly double, increasing from 23.7 million in 2009 to 44.1 million in 2034. Over the same period, spending on diabetes will triple, rising from $113 billion to $336 billion, even with no increase in the prevalence of obesity.

Diabetes Patients Show Alarming Increase in Morbid Obesity: 1 in 5
Posted: Sunday, December 06, 2009
A Loyola University Health System study has found that one out of five Type 2 diabetes patients is morbidly obese -- approximately 100 pounds or more overweight.

People with Diabetes Are Unaware of Risks
Posted: Sunday, December 06, 2009
Despite the large number of cases of diabetes diagnosed in the United States, many Americans still lack basic knowledge about the disease. Less then 50% of those diagnosed with diabetes know that diabetes is a risk factor for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S.

Highest Rates of Obesity, Diabetes in the South, Appalachia, and some Tribal Lands
Posted: Monday, November 30, 2009
Wide sections of the Southeast, Appalachia, and some tribal lands in the West and Northern Plains have the nationŒs highest rates of obesity and diabetes, according to estimates released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What are the percentages in your neighborhood?

Diabetes Cases To Double and Costs To Triple By 2034
Posted: Friday, November 27, 2009
In the next 25 years, the number of Americans living with diabetes will nearly double, increasing from 23.7 million in 2009 to 44.1 million in 2034. Over the same period, spending on diabetes will almost triple, rising from $113 billion to $336 billion, even with no increase in the prevalence of obesity, researchers based at the University of Chicago report in the December issue of Diabetes Care.

U.S. Is Failing in Diabetes Control -- Myths Outweigh Facts
Posted: Monday, November 16, 2009
It's a disease so common it strikes every 20 seconds, yet Americans earn a failing grade when it comes to basic knowledge about diabetes, according to a recent Harris Interactive survey conducted on behalf of the ADA.

Intensive Lifestyle Intervention Reduces RISKS!
Posted: Monday, November 09, 2009
Four-year results from the Action for Health Diabetes (Look AHEAD) study has shown that an intensive lifestyle intervention designed to achieve and maintain weight loss over the long term produces sustained weight loss and improvements in fitness, as well as improvements in glycemic control, systolic blood pressure, and HDL-cholesterol levels.

Exercise Keeps Visceral Fat Away a Year after Weight Loss
Posted: Monday, November 09, 2009
Eighty minutes a week of aerobic or resistance training helps not only to prevent weight gain, but also to inhibit a regain of harmful visceral fat one year after weight loss.

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