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Type 2 Diabetes

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 05.25.2011 | Home

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 dia...

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.

Do Statins Cause Diabetes And Heart Disease?

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

Patients who lowered their cholesterol with statins had higher levels of insulin. Why is that important? Because elevated insulin levels are the first step on the road to diabetes.

5 Healthy Snacks For People With (Or Without) Diabetes

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Yes, you can snack if you have diabetes When your stomach starts to rumble, you need a snack that can curb your hunger without blowing your bloo...

Type 2 Diabetes Basics and 3 Methods of Prevention

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A healthy lifestyle that includes a low glycemic eating plan, regular exercise and nutritional supplementation can modify the expression of predisposed genes and prevent diabetes.

The Urgent State of Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Diabetes -- one of the fastest growing epidemics in America, and the world -- doesn't have enough health care providers (HCPS). Not even close.

Health Insurance Companies Are Withholding Life-Saving Education

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Education has fallen so low as a health priority that it's barely noticed when the lack of it causes devastating consequences, including death.

Pick One -- Eat Less or Move More

Susan Yager | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Yager

Obese people are all alike in the way they become obese, but every slim person is slim in his or her own way. That's what you might infer after reviewing the data from F as in Fat.

10 Practical Diabetes Tips for the Budget Conscious (PHOTOS)

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

"Self-management" isn't a term doctors use much when they talk to patients about most illnesses. But with diabetes, self-management, with guidance from a medical professional, is key.

It's Time for Parents to Turn the Tide on Childhood Obesity

David Kirchhoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirchhoff

The problem of childhood obesity is particularly concerning and simultaneously vexing to solve because the issue with childhood obesity is not children, but the environment in which they live.