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Less than a Minute a Day 'Keeps Diabetes Away'
Posted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Performing short cycle sprints three times a week could be enough to prevent and possibly treat type 2 diabetes.

Low Carbs for Just Two Days a Week Spurs Weight Loss
Posted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Adhering to a strict, low-carbohydrate diet two days per week led to greater reductions in weight and insulin levels when compared with standard daily dieting.

New Approach to Management of Overeating in Children
Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2011
The published study describes two new methods for reducing overeating.

NIH Urges You To Make a Plan To Prevent Diabetes, Complications
Posted: Wednesday, November 02, 2011
In observance of National Diabetes Month and World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, the National Institutes of Health urges people to set goals and make plans to prevent diabetes and diabetes-related complications.

Drinking Less than 17 Ounces of Water a Day Can Impact Blood Sugars
Posted: Tuesday, November 01, 2011
People who drink less than a couple of glasses of water each day may be more likely to develop abnormally high blood sugar.

Aerobic Exercise and Quality of Life for Type 2 Diabetes Patients
Posted: Sunday, October 30, 2011
Eight-week aerobic exercise program had a major impact on fasting blood sugar, HbA1c, high-density lipoprotein, low-density lipoprotein, and quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes Set To Soar As Kuwait Follows In US's Footsteps
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011
"Diabetes has become an epidemic." This was the stark message delivered by American diabetes expert Andrew Mandell, also known as 'Mr. Diabetes®,' yesterday. Speaking at a press conference held at the American Embassy on the risks of diabetes and the various preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the incidence of the disease, Mandell, who has walked 10,030.3 miles along the borders of the US to raise awareness of diabetes, said that Kuwait is a "snapshot" of where the US stood in relation to the condition 40 or 50 years ago, and is mirroring similar patterns to those seen in the States.

Defeating Diabetes Requires Awareness, Right Choices
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011
Defeating diabetes requires self-awareness and making the right choices, which are elements essential for Kuwait to combat the disease, said Executive Director for the Defeat Diabetes Foundation (DDF) Andrew Mandell on Wednesday.

Speaking at a roundtable press meeting at the US Embassy, Mandell, also known as "Mr. Diabetes", told KUNA that building diabetes prevention habits were integral for such situations, affirming that such steps would "impact the disease" which is becoming an epidemic in Kuwait.

Eat and Exercise To Prevent Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011
If the penetration level of diabetes in Kuwait is 25% today, I can assure you that is temporary because the figure goes up all the time. So the advice I can give to Kuwaitis, and all other nationalities around the world, is to see a doctor, eat right and exercise because the figure for Kuwait only forms part of the 366 million world total for the disease, said Andrew Mandell (Mr. Diabetes®) as he spoke at a lecture on Diabetes Awareness and Education titled “Diabetes: Defeating it at an Early Age” at the AWARE Center Tuesday.

Five Ways To Fight Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2011
People can lower their risk of diabetes by doing five things. At the National Institutes of Health, researcher Jared Reis saw that in data on more than 200,000 people. He looked at following a healthy diet, having a healthy weight, being physically active, limiting drinking, and not smoking. He says those five activities paid off.

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