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What Is Diabetes

Southern Fried Pancreas

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Schweitzer

The collective reaction to Paula Deen's diabetes announcement tells us much about our attitude toward health and nutrition. Of course nobody is shocked at the news, but many commentators missed an opportunity to make a bigger point.

Paula Deen's Diabetes: Are We Getting the Right Message?

Riva Greenberg | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

The blogosphere was thrumming about whether the Food Network's down-home Southern queen, Paula Deen, has Type 2 diabetes. Yes, by now you know she does.

How Type 2 Diabetes Became A Global Epidemic -- And What You Can Do To Stop It

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Type 2 diabetes has become an increasing problem in modern America. Because it is chiefly linked to obesity, as more people become overweight and as the age of gaining weight reaches down into childhood, a largely preventable disease turns into an epidemic.