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Defeat Diabetes® E-Lerts™ Newsletter
(Volume X, Issue IX)
Will Your Child Get Diabetes?
One in three children born after 2000 will become diabetic, according to former HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson. The latest report has
50% of US adults will be obese in 2030.
1. Our lifestyle has led to childhood obesity.
2. Many reports cite Obesity as 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.
Also in this month's E-Lerts™ Newsletter:
Latest News - Obesity screening, risk of death, spices and gender-based treatment.
Diabetes Friendly Recipes - Apples are in season now, they are full of fiber, help keep you full and are so tasty.
Islets of Humor™ - A smaller size all of a sudden. Yea?!?
Know Your Fruits and Veggies™: Apples - Good for you, tasty and so many varieties too.
Treatments on the Horizon - Stem cells and better diabetes care.
We can curb obesity and diabetes in our children.
Lisa M. Rasolt, M.S.B.A., C.E.B.S.
Awareness + Action = Prevention®
The Mission of Defeat Diabetes Foundation is the prevention, early identification and self-management of the global epidemic, diabetes. We work with individual and organizations worldwide through our awareness, interactive and assistance programs.
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Two Years of Obesity Increases Risk of Death by 7 Percent
NIH Research Model Predicts Weight With Varying Diet, Exercise Changes
Diabetes Treatment Should Be Gender-based
This generation of children is on the fast track to live a shorter, less healthy life span than their parents.
According to Connie Diekman, Director of University Nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis, "Nutrition education needs to start in prenatal classes and move through the entire education system…Many kids -- and their parents -- simply do not know what they ought to be eating."
The Kid Initiative to Defeat Diabetes® Curriculum is designed to fill this gap in information about diabetes and obesity and its relationship to nutrition and fitness.
A program for schools and youth organizations. To learn more about the KIDD™ Curriculum. DDF Advertisement
Diabetes Friendly Recipes
This month all our delicious recipes will have apples as a main ingredient. Apples are in season now, they are full of fiber, help keep you full and are so tasty. There are such a great variety of apples too. Enjoy!
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Islets of Humor™
By Theresa Garnero
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Know Your Fruits and Veggies™: Apples
By Dawn Swidorski, EMPA, Public Outreach Director
There are certain smells, sights and sounds that let me know fall has truly arrived. The crimson leaves scattered on the ground, the crispness in the air and a great fall fruit staple: Apples.
One of the great things about apples is there are just so many different varieties of them and every area of the country has their own special varieties. Apples are also incredibly versatile. Read more about apples.
Check our Diabetes Support Groups Database. It's very comprehensive and sorted by state, by city.
Treatments on the Horizon
Read more latest news articles
Diabetes 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 with the goal of improving our health. They are seeking individuals to participate in these studies and trials. More Info
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