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NIH statement: Family support key to diabetes prevention, management
Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Diabetes does not strike a person alone. It strikes families and communities. It strikes our nation and the world.

Sugar Behind the Rise of Diabetes Worldwide
Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013
Sugar intake linked to high diabetes prevalence, not obesity….

Preventing Chronic Disease Can Reduce Medicare 10%
Posted: Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Medicare can cut 5% to 10% of its total spending if it focuses on chronic disease prevention and coordinated care for those with chronic conditions.

Weight Loss Achieved by Two Lifestyle Interventions
Posted: Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Two different lifestyle interventions modeled after those delivered in the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) produced significant weight loss among overweight or obese adults in a primary care setting.

New NIH fact sheet explains test for diabetes, prediabetes
Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2012
A new fact sheet from the National Institutes of Health explains the A1C test, a widely used and important test to diagnose type 2 diabetes and prediabetes, and to monitor blood glucose levels of people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

A Handful of Pistachios Can Decrease Glycemic Response
Posted: Tuesday, December 27, 2011
A couple of handfuls of pistachio nuts eaten with a high-glycemic meal such as pasta can do wonders for postprandial glucose and insulin levels, especially in people with metabolic syndrome.

Fiber Use in Teens Lowers Heart and Diabetes Risks
Posted: Saturday, November 12, 2011
Teenagers who eat a lot of fiber-rich foods, such as vegetables and whole grains, are less likely to have risk factors for diabetes and heart disease.

Children Destined to Be Obese and Eventually Diabetic Identified by Age 3.5
Posted: Sunday, October 09, 2011
A prospective analysis of body mass index (BMI) in 1957 children from ages 5 months to 8 years reveals that an "atypically elevated BMI trajectory" that leads to obesity is identifiable by age 3.5 years.

Men Develop Diabetes with Less Weight Gain than Women
Posted: Sunday, October 09, 2011
Men apparently develop type 2 diabetes with less weight gain than women a finding that may help explain why men have higher rates of diabetes in many parts of the world.

EASD: Elevated Glucose Appears Years before Diabetes Diagnosis
Posted: Monday, September 26, 2011
In patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, elevations in blood levels of glucose and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) can be seen as much as 10 years prior to diagnosis.

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