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

Higher Risk of Diabetes with Diet Drinks
Posted: Monday, February 18, 2013
A study with more than 66,000 women confirms a link between sweet soft drinks and type 2 diabetes and reveals for the first time that, contrary to received wisdom, there is a higher risk of diabetes from so-called 'diet' or 'light' drinks than from 'normal' sweetened soft drinks.

Fructose Consumption Impairs Insulin Sensitivity
Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Fructose and sucrose worsen lipid profiles compared with similar amount of glucose.

Artificial Sweeteners Might Help Keep Pounds Off But…
Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012
The AHA and the ADA concluded in a position statement that using non-nutritive sweeteners could cut down on added sugars and therefore lead to beneficial effects. But an extensive literature search found sketchy, limited, and often contradictory evidence.

Soda Increases Fat Deposits
Posted: Monday, January 23, 2012
Drinking a liter of regular cola every day increases the amount of fat in the liver and in the muscles and surrounding the organs in the belly.

Fructose a Negative for Diabetes Patients
Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2011
Although it negates the dumping of glucose directly into the bloodstream, fructose may not be an ideal sweetener for diabetes patients.

Fatigue the Greatest Challenge for Dealing with Diabetes
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011
Eighty-five percent of people with diabetes say fatigue is their top challenge and it makes it difficult to get through their day, a U.S. survey indicates.

First Lady, Agriculture Secretary Launch MyPlate Icon as a New Reminder to Help Consumers to Make Healthier Food Choices
Posted: Thursday, June 02, 2011
First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled the federal government’s new food icon, MyPlate, to serve as a reminder to help consumers make healthier food choices.

Ginseng Does Not Improve Blood Sugars
Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2011
Swallowing ginseng root extract has no effect on blood sugar regulation among people with diabetes or prediabetic symptoms, a new study concludes.

High Blood Sugars Increases Death Risk by 23% in Hospitalized Elderly
Posted: Saturday, March 05, 2011
In hospitals, a blood glucose level of 180 mg/dl or less might be an appropriate target in people who have not been diagnosed with diabetes.

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