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Defeat Diabetes® E-Lerts™ Newsletter
(Volume IX, Issue IX)
Will Your Child Get Diabetes?
One in three children born after 2000 will become diabetic, according to former HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson.
1. Our lifestyle has led to childhood obesity.
2. Obesity is the major cause of Type 2 Diabetes.
3. Pediatricians are now diagnosing "adult" diseases in overweight children such as Type 2 Diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension.
More articles about the dangers of childhood obesity:
Latest News - There's really good news about the diabetes drug Metformin and Fish Oil supplements. There's a new joint warning from the FDA and CDC on fingerstick devices. Important news about diabetic lungs.
Diabetes Friendly Recipes - Great apple recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and even bread!
Islets of Humor™ - What's the first step of an exercise program? Theresa Garnero shows the funny side of exercise.
Walking for Fun and Fitness - Bonnie Stein tells us why we should wear less.
Treatments on the Horizon - 95% remission and a ground breaking treatment.
Obesity is not inevitable. It can be prevented. All of us need to make lifestyle changes for the sake of our future - our children!
Lisa M. Rasolt
The Mission of Defeat Diabetes Foundation is to help save the lives of children, adults and families impacted by the physical, emotional, spiritual and financial pain of Diabetes!
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified the molecular mechanism that makes omega-3 fatty acids so effective in reducing chronic inflammation and insulin resistance.
Diabetes patients taking metformin have a 40% reduced risk for cancer.
Lung impairment similar to that found in smokers has been found in a study that included 3,182 patients with diabetes and 27,080 control subjects. Researchers found that diabetes can damage the lungs in ways that are similar to smokers.
Fingerstick devices along with insulin pens should never be used with more than one person.
Read more Latest News.
Diabetes Friendly Recipes
Summer is ending and it's time to celebrate autumn foods. Apples are plentiful. Here are some great recipes with apples: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and a delicious bread. As always, our recipes include nutrient content and are lower in sodium.
To learn more about apples, read: Know Your Fruits and Veggies™: Apples, by Dawn Swidorski.
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Islets of Humor™
By Theresa Garnero
Walking for Fun and Fitness
By Bonnie Stein, M.Ed., C.P.T.S.
Wear Less If You Want to Burn More Fat
On a summer morning in Lake Seminole Park in Florida, I was teaching a racewalking lesson when we passed a hefty gentleman huffing and puffing as he was doing his version of exercise walking while wearing sweat pants and a sweatshirt. July! Florida! Where is his sense?
...I walked toward him. "Sir, I noticed your sweat outfit. It’s 85 degrees this morning. May I ask why you’re wearing sweats?" Read the whole story
Studies, Clinical Trials and Surveys
Research facilities, drug manufacturers and universities are conducting studies, clinical trials and surveys for new drugs, behavioral habits and other investigational information. They are seeking individuals to participate in these studies and trials. More Info
Treatments on the Horizon
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