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India Faces Diabetes Crisis
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2006
A surge in diabetes cases in India threatens the whole health care system. The cost for the increase in diabetes is estimated to be over 250 billion dollars.

Man Walking To Raise Awareness of Diabetes
Posted: Monday, September 25, 2006
Andy Mandell has insulin dependent diabetes, but he is not letting that stop him. He wanted to inform people about Type 2 Diabetes, so he went for a walk. He has completed more than 7,650 miles with the last leg of tour ahead of him. He has 10,000 miles to cover.


Dream Study Results Positive, but LifeStyle Intervention Better
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
With less side effects then in the Dream Study and a much lower cost, study shows weight loss is the key factor in reducing diabetes risk for high-risk, overweight individuals.

Overweight Youths Should be Treated for Obesity Much Earlier to Prevent Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Watchful waiting when faced with overweight preschoolers and elementary school children is poor pediatric practice.

Leading US Hospitals Serving Fast Food Sends Mixed Message
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2006
It is deplorable for a doctor to lecture a patient on taking more careful precautions against heart disease, while there is McDonald's in the hospital's lobby serving a fried-food lunch."

Immune Markers Indicate Diabetes Risk and Response to Lifestyle Changes
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
Immune mediators appear to be associated with development of type 2 diabetes. Moreover, a different set of markers predicts which patients are more likely to respond to lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of diabetes.

Weight Loss Should be the Primary Intervention for Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
In a randomized trial with 1079 participants, for over 3 years it was found that for every 2 pounds of weight loss there was a 16% reduction in risk.

Scientists Learn How Roughage Keeps You “Regular”
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
If you ever wondered just how a high-fiber diet helps keep you, well, “regular,” scientists may have the answer. Their results suggest that as these bulky foods make their way down the gastrointestinal tract, they run into cells, tearing them and freeing lubricating mucus within.

What You Can Expect by Increasing Your Physical Activity!
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
Physical activity effects every cell in your body. Increasing physical activity improves our everyday quality of life by increasing our muscular strength, and muscular endurance.

ADA Releases First Food Guidelines Tailored to Individuals
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
The recommendations emphasize the importance of sustained, moderate weight loss for people who are overweight or obese and increased physical activity for all people at risk for or living with diabetes.

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