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Andrew P. Mandell - MR. DIABETES® Offers Diabetes Prevention Lessons to Kuwait and U.S.
Posted: Tuesday, November 01, 2011
U.S. Department of State Program for Diabetes Awareness in Kuwait Highlights Prevention Opportunities at Home and Abroad.

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.

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.

Interactive Mobile App Teaches People How to Manage Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, October 02, 2011
A new interactive mobile phone app called DiabetesIQ, released this week, challenges people to test their knowledge of diabetes and to compete with one another as they learn about the complexities of the disease.

Almonds Can Improve Diabetes Control
Posted: Saturday, October 01, 2011
Two new studies into the potential health benefits of eating almonds have supported evidence that they can help people with type 2 diabetes to maintain their blood glucose and cholesterol levels.

EASD: Thorough Chewing Raises Hormones Regulating Food Intake
Posted: Sunday, September 25, 2011
Thorough chewing stimulates the release of 2 intestinal peptides that reduce appetite and food intake in obese individuals, according to the results of a study.

Multiple Lifestyle Factors Contribute to Diabetes Risk
Posted: Saturday, September 17, 2011
Collectively, lifestyle factors, including not smoking, regular physical activity, healthy diet, moderate alcohol consumption, and normal body weight, are associated with a substantially decreased risk of developing diabetes, according to new research findings.

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