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2013 World Diabetes Day and National Diabetes Month
Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Combating diabetes is a serious public health issue. More than 340 million people worldwide have diabetes. Recognizing the urgency of this public health problem globally, this May the World Health Assembly adopted a global target to stop the rise in diabetes by 2025.

As the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, diabetes affects nearly 26 million Americans of all ages. Another 79 million adults are estimated to have prediabetes, a condition that places them at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

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….

Study Explains Weight Gain with Diabetes Therapy
Posted: Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Weight gain from intensive glucose-lowering treatment is more likely in patients….

Losing Weight with a Fat Transplant
Posted: Monday, February 25, 2013
A new treatment that could help patients shed the excess weight….

New England Journal Refutes Weight-Loss Beliefs in New Review
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2013
With data from the scientific literature, some of the most firmly held beliefs about weight loss are unproven or downright untrue.

Never Too Young to Get Healthy
Posted: Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Obesity rates in children call for early patient education on healthy lifestyles.

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.

Losing sight
Posted: Wednesday, January 02, 2013
A study finds more Americans of working age are losing ability to see.

Diabetes, 24-7
Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
You don’t get days off from diabetes. It has to be managed constantly, and not just by monitoring your blood sugar and taking medication appropriately

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