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Many Doctors Aren't Treating Diabetes Aggressively Enough
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
FOUR studies find that this is true for patients with high blood pressure, and elevated blood sugar.

Diabetes Self-Care Tasks Demand 3 Hours a Day
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Two investigators found that more than three hours a day would be required for an average type 2 diabetes patient to follow to the letter all home-care tasks recommended by the American Diabetes Association.

Alternative to Carb Counting
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Study shows an innovative mealtime insulin dosing algorithm provides alternative to carb counting for Type 2’s.

Type 2 Diabetes Teens Have Higher Complication Risk Then Type 1’s
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
Young people with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have high blood pressure and signs of kidney damage than their counterpart who have type 1 diabetes, even though type 2 diabetic have had the disease for a much shorter time.

Americans Need More Help Managing Diabetes
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
U.S. patients and doctors alike show a surprising level of ignorance about diabetes and are not doing nearly enough to manage the condition, diabetes experts said.

Outside Jobs Reward Mothers with Paychecks and Thinner Waists
Posted: Friday, June 02, 2006
The women who bring home the bacon as well as fry it in the pan are likely to be thinner and healthier than their stay-at-home counterparts, according to researchers.



One-Third of Adults With Diabetes Still Don't Know They Have It
Posted: Friday, June 02, 2006
The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in U.S. adults age 20 and older has risen from about 5.1% to 6.5%, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).



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.

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.

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