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Type 2 Diabetes

Weight Watchers Works: Study

Posted 11.08.2011 | Black Voices

Jennifer Hudson had her share of skeptics when she shed 80 pounds and came out as the spokesperson for Weight Watchers. But a new study on the efficac...

Catherine Pearson

New Data On Sugar Drink Consumption: How Do You Stack Up? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Healthy Living

The newest data on Americans’ consumption of sugary drinks is out, and it isn't great. According to the Centers for Disease Control, half of the...

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 10.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

What if Type 2 diabetes could be completely reversed? What if it weren't an inexorable, progressive disease that has to be better "managed" by our health care system with better drugs, surgery and coordination of care?

Why Gila Monster Spit Could Be Worth a Billion Dollars

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 08.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

This venomous lizard harbors a billion dollar secret: a special protein in his saliva and tail. That protein is highly effective in treatment for type 2 diabetes.

Agricultural Policy Should Fuel Health, Not Epidemics!

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

In 2009, USDA spent more than twice as much buying meat and dairy as it did on fruits and vegetables. What that means is that the USDA used taxpayers' money to buy about $1.5 billion worth of meat and dairy.

Opinions on Type 2 Diabetes

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

What I have found so interesting is that although there are those that appreciate my information and appear to learn from it, there are many strong opinions out there that differ from mine.

Low-Carb Diets Linked With Type 2 Diabetes

Tim Harlan, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2011 | Home
Tim Harlan, M.D.

Fad diets are clearly not all they are cracked up to be. Most are simply made up of theories that seldom get put to the test other than with the anec...

How Do You Reduce, Improve or Eliminate Insulin Resistance?

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

Can the insulin-resistant overweight person decrease his or her insulin resistance by losing some weight even if not getting any exercise? Most definitely, no doubt about it

When No Exercise Seems Possible

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

Orthopedic, cardiovascular or other limitations do not usually preclude exercise; it simply means you have to be more creative to figure out what you can do.

No, Diabetes Does Not Still Exist to Benefit Pharmaceutical Companies

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

I certainly hope there are not many people that truly believe diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's still exist because health related companies make more money treating the illness versus curing it.

The Key To Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

If a serious dent is to be made in the growing number of people that are annually diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, then meaningful interventions years before the actual diagnosis need to take place.

Could Your Favorite Restaurant Be Partially Responsible For You Developing Diabetes?

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

I will continue to frequent this restaurant, because overall I consider it a very nice place that has always treated me well. But next time I am asked if I want fries or a cookie to go with my sandwich, without hesitation, I will say, "No thank you."

Type 2 Diabetes: What Termites Can Teach Us About the Dangers of High Blood Sugar

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

I stress to my patients in class in the strongest terms I know the importance of taking care of their diabetes right from the start.

Diabetes To Affect Half The Nation By 2020!?!?

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

Now, more than ever, it is vital that lifestyle interventions to lose weight and prevent pre-diabetes from developing into full-blown diabetes are put into action.

Could You Be One Of Millions With Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes?

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Type 2 or adult-onset diabetes does not normally come on like a lightning bolt or an earthquake, but silently develops over years.

The Case Against Goodie Bags

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

The next time you find yourself in the middle of planning the school Christmas party or hosting your eight-year-old's birthday party, take a major step at curbing a national crisis, childhood obesity.

10 Symptoms That Could Indicate Type 2 Diabetes (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living

Diabetes affects 24 million people in the U.S., but only 18 million know they have it. About 90 percent of those people have type 2 diabetes. In ...

Beating Diabetes -- Together

Billie Jean King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Billie Jean King

As American Diabetes Month draws to a close, I wanted to share some final thoughts on my personal battle with diabetes. I've spoken in my past few pos...

Diabetes Has Met Its Match

Billie Jean King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billie Jean King

We can all take a stand against diabetes by better managing our health and making good choices every day. Together, I believe we can win back good health and stop diabetes.

Diabetes Update: Mix Aerobics And Weights To Lower Blood Sugar

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — People with diabetes should mix aerobics with weight training to get the best results in lowering blood sugar, a new study suggests. T...

How the Past Changes When It's Seen Through a Child's Eyes

Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Louise Mirrer

Think for a moment about a young boy in 1870s New York, born into an impoverished immigrant family, who is swept up in the movement to take destitute ...

Diabetes: Put Down that Cola and Pick up Celery!

Robin Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robin Wilson

A pivotal moment occurred recently when a friend - only 45 years old! - was hospitalized for diabetes related complications. And then the outcome - a...

The Hefty Price Of Obesity

Craig Cooper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Craig Cooper

Approximately 1.6 billion adults are now considered overweight. And with excess weight comes an excess of problems which have a snowball effect on productivity and the health of the nation.

The Link Between Poverty, Obesity And Diabetes

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Many poor people in this country are consuming an excess of nutritionally-depleted, cheap calories. This is happening for a reason: We have made calories cheap, but real food expensive.

'Healthball' Employs Fantasy Sports Concept to Control Weight, Fight Diabetes

Denny Dressman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Denny Dressman

Fantasy Healthball makes a game out of maintaining good eating habits and committing to regular exercise. It identifies 22 diet and exercise challenges that will lead to better health.