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Diabetes Risk

8 Surprising Ways To Lower Your Diabetes Risk

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sheryl Kraft | Posted 05.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM The most common form of diabetes, Type 2 (once called adult-onset or non-insulin-dependent diabetes), affects 90-95 p...

Rev. Run Drops 22 Pounds In Effort To Lower Diabetes Risk

The Hufington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Black Voices

At 48, Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons is finally hitting his stride with a healthy diet and exercise routine that he says is on par with achieving the kind...

Stand for Something: The Perils of Sitting and What You Can Do

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

In a previous post, I discussed the negative effects of prolonged sitting and the inability of exercise to undo the damage. A new study now quantifies the association between sedentary behavior and diabetes.

Taking A Walk Every Day Could Lower Your Risk Of This Disease

Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living

Even a little bit of exercise can have big gains. Taking a few moments for a walk each day is enough to lower the risk of diabetes in high-risk pe...

This Gym Wants To Know If You’re ‘Skinny Fat’

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 05.12.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Though the risks of skinny fat are very real, the issue is one of context.

Cut Your Risk of Diabetes

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

For many Americans, adopting a healthier diet is a radical change, with sacrifices such as swapping a salad and vegetable juice for a burger and a shake. But the positive results are equally radical in terms of weight loss, improved health and reduction in diabetes risk.