Below are some practical tips to eat more mindfully and avoid temptations to overeat this holiday season:
Let's be real here. Soda isn't harmless. It's liquid sugar that too often is consumed by kids like water. And now I want to say loud and clear: this mamá supports California's proposed soda tax.
The conundrum faced by NIDDK and the DPP investigators following the demonstration of the powerful diabetes prevention effect of the intensive lifestyle intervention was how to translate this finding cost-effectively in a "real world' setting.
Poverty, mental illness and poor physical health weave a lethal web that can ensnare an individual and prompt premature death (not to mention exorbitant medical spending).
Recently a team of American and Japanese researchers found that a plant-based diet is more powerful than pharmacological treatment at reversing diabetes than previously thought.
In the end, shedding a few pounds may not make you look or feel like a runway model. But it will help you live a longer and healthier life. That's some serious validation. Maybe we can even work to make it the new skinny.
Think about that next time you're out in public. Chances are that more than a third of every one you run into either has, or is at risk of getting, this disease. And you may be too.
When you're told you have cancer the reaction is immediate and the patient's behavior is always proactive. As Dr. Accili
Forget about abdominal crunches! The pushup is by far the best exercise you can do to improve your overall fitness and thereby
It seems that we adult Type 1s who have officially aged out of the juvenile stage and who aren't sick are now going around confusing everybody. Sorry. I lived.
Let's do a little math quiz. What does 9 x 365 x 27 mean? Yes, in my diabetes lifetime, I have stuck a needle in my fingertips over 88,000 times -- 88,000! So, to all my doctors and well-meaning friends and family members, I'm trying my very best.
As a whole, the disease is an American epidemic, but when it affects your personal life, diabetes can be scary but manageable
So next, I tried the number that the chat agent gave me: 1.800.300.1506. As per usual, I was advised, over and over to go
The bottom line is that diabetes is a self-managed disease, and it's important to use all the tools at your disposal to help manage your condition. Smartphones, which are now integrated into many people's daily lives, allow for innovative ways to do this.
But what if you already have diabetes? Don't sweat it, researchers say. There are still plenty of things you can do to protect
People with diabetes can enjoy the same foods as family members and with proper planning, you can fit your favorite foods into your meal plan.
I have loved the term "diabetical" since the matriarch of Tyler Perry's Madea movie franchise first coined the phrase. The term masterfully highlights the diabolical nature of the disease, which has now become a worldwide public health crisis.
When I was first diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes more than 25 years ago, I had no health insurance. And due to my young adult perspective and extreme naiveté about managing my diabetes condition, I believed that very little about my personal life would change with my diagnosis. I guess ignorance is bliss, but ignorance can also cause the eventual reality to be that much more painful.
More and more children and young adults are developing type 2 diabetes, a disease that was previously virtually nonexistent in these age groups -- and one that is linked to unhealthy weight gain.
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