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Diabetes

Your portal to some of the best information on the web on Diabetes, carefully selected and reported by our editors.

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New Web Resource to Help Evaluate Medical Tests & Treatments – Their Benefits, Harms & Costs – Launched by American College of Physicians

January 17, 2013 Posted by Editor

The American College of Physicians (ACP), the largest specialist physicians organization in the U.S., announced on January 16 that it has launched a new “High Value Care website” “to help physicians and other health care professionals, medical students, and . . . → Read More: New Web Resource to Help Evaluate Medical Tests & Treatments – Their Benefits, Harms & Costs – Launched by American College of Physicians

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Everyone May Benefit from Diabetes-Friendly Recipes at Thanksgiving

November 19, 2012 Posted by Editor

As part of its national observation of Diabetes Awareness Month this November, the American Diabetes Association has published a new Family Classics Diabetes Cookbook with diabetes-friendly recipes, which it says can benefit everyone this Thanksgiving — whether you have . . . → Read More: Everyone May Benefit from Diabetes-Friendly Recipes at Thanksgiving

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Eating Legumes May Help Diabetes Patients Control Blood Sugar & Lower Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

October 25, 2012 Posted by Editor

A new study published October 22 in the Archives of Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical Association, has found that type 2 diabetes patients who consumed at least one cup of legumes (such as beans, chickpeas or . . . → Read More: Eating Legumes May Help Diabetes Patients Control Blood Sugar & Lower Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

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More than 50% Obesity in 39 States by 2030, New F as in Fat Report Projects

September 25, 2012 Posted by Editor

A new report issued September 18, 2012 projects that if current trends continue, in 39 U.S. States more than 50% of adults could be obese by 2030, 13 states could have adult obesity rates above 60 percent, and all . . . → Read More: More than 50% Obesity in 39 States by 2030, New F as in Fat Report Projects

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Dental Health Key to Good Physical Health, Experts Say

September 24, 2012 Posted by Editor

“Did you know that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health? Or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body?” So says the Mayo Clinic. In a paper called “Oral Health: Keeping . . . → Read More: Dental Health Key to Good Physical Health, Experts Say

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Does Coffee Help You Live Longer?

July 28, 2012 Posted by Editor

A new HealthBeat message from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) features a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, finding that “Coffee drinkers have a lower risk of dying from heart disease, . . . → Read More: Does Coffee Help You Live Longer?

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Experts Advocate Dancing for Health

July 23, 2012 Posted by Editor

UPDATED July 23, 2012: A new Health Tip published by MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health advocates that seniors “make exercise a social activity.” “Participate in a group dance class or a . . . → Read More: Experts Advocate Dancing for Health

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Study Discovers Hormone Produced by Exercise that Helps Burn Fat and Prevent Diabetes

June 29, 2012 Posted by Editor

A new Harvard Health Letter reports that a recent study by scientists at Harvard Medical School has discovered a previously unknown natural hormone in muscle cells that is produced by exercise. The new hormone, which the scientists called “Irisin,” . . . → Read More: Study Discovers Hormone Produced by Exercise that Helps Burn Fat and Prevent Diabetes

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Compound in Apples May Help Build Muscles & Fight Obesity and Diabetes, New Study Suggests

June 25, 2012 Posted by Editor

A new study conducted on mice by researchers at the University of Iowa, found that ursolic acid, a compound found in apple peels, may help build muscle and fight obesity, glucose intolerance (characteristic of diabetes), and fatty liver disease. . . . → Read More: Compound in Apples May Help Build Muscles & Fight Obesity and Diabetes, New Study Suggests

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2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes

June 23, 2012 Posted by Editor

The Palm Beach County Medical Society announced that it will hold its sixth annual Future of Medicine Summit on September 27-28, 2012. A number of notable national and regional health care experts will speak at the Summit, which will . . . → Read More: 2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes

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New High Value Care Guides for Patients Are Jointly Announced by American College of Physicians & Consumer Reports

April 20, 2012 Posted by Editor

The American College of Physicians (ACP) and Consumer Reports jointly announced yesterday that they will work together to produce a new series of “High Value Care” guides to help patients understand what are appropriate treatments for common health problems. . . . → Read More: New High Value Care Guides for Patients Are Jointly Announced by American College of Physicians & Consumer Reports

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Are You At Risk for Diabetes? CDC Provides Quiz to Help You Find Out

April 1, 2012 Posted by Editor

As part of Diabetes Alert Day, March 27, 2012, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) posted updated information on Diabetes’ diagnosis and prevention on its website. This includes a Quiz (below), which the CDC invites you . . . → Read More: Are You At Risk for Diabetes? CDC Provides Quiz to Help You Find Out

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Exercise Changes DNA for the Better, New Study Finds

March 8, 2012 Posted by Editor

A new study has found that even 20 minutes of exercise by sedentary adults actually changed the DNA in their muscle cells within minutes. The DNA was changed in a way that helps the muscles work better for further . . . → Read More: Exercise Changes DNA for the Better, New Study Finds

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Harvard Health Discusses the Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee

February 23, 2012 Posted by Editor

In a new article entitled “What is it about coffee?” the editors of Harvard Health Publications, discuss some of the known benefits and drawbacks of drinking coffee. The new article on coffee is found in Sleep, Hygiene, Quit Smoking . . . → Read More: Harvard Health Discusses the Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee

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Which States Have the Best and Worst Health Rankings in 2011?

December 8, 2011 Posted by Editor

The 22nd annual America’s Health Rankings® report was released on December 5, 2011, grading and ranking the 50 U.S. states in terms of the level of their overall health and health care, determined by 23 objective measurements. The annual . . . → Read More: Which States Have the Best and Worst Health Rankings in 2011?

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BPA Levels Increase Over 1000% After Eating Canned Soup, New Harvard Study Finds

December 1, 2011 Posted by Editor

A new study conducted by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health has found that in subjects who ate canned soup for five days, levels of bisphenol A (BPA) found in the urine increased more than 1000%, compared . . . → Read More: BPA Levels Increase Over 1000% After Eating Canned Soup, New Harvard Study Finds

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November is American Diabetes Month

November 6, 2011 Posted by Editor

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has declared November as American Diabetes Month. This is an annual event, a time to become informed about diabetes and the importance of diabetes prevention and control. As illustrated in the ADA poster at . . . → Read More: November is American Diabetes Month

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New Patient Guides & Treatment Decision Aids Provided by AHRQ

October 7, 2011 Posted by Editor

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is providing a new series of Guides for Patients and Consumers. These new Guides for Patients and Consumers include Consumer . . . → Read More: New Patient Guides & Treatment Decision Aids Provided by AHRQ

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Diabetes Doubles The Risk of Getting Dementia, Study Finds

September 20, 2011 Posted by Editor

A new study of over 1,000 adults age 60 and above, conducted by researchers in Japan found that those with diabetes had about twice the risk of developing Alzheimer’s dementia and 1.74 times the risk of developing dementia of . . . → Read More: Diabetes Doubles The Risk of Getting Dementia, Study Finds

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5 Healthy Lifestyle Factors Incrementally Reduce Risk of Diabetes, Study Finds

September 7, 2011 Posted by Editor

A new study has found that each of five healthy lifestyle factors incrementally lowered one’s risk of getting diabetes by an additional 31% to 39% in a large 11-year study of approximately 207,000 men and women aged 50 to . . . → Read More: 5 Healthy Lifestyle Factors Incrementally Reduce Risk of Diabetes, Study Finds

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Obesity Alert: Scientists Warn of Alarming Health Costs, Discuss Cures

August 26, 2011 Posted by Editor

In a series of four scientific papers published today in The Lancet medical journal, noted scientists from several countries have examined in detail the worldwide obesity epidemic, its present and projected impact in the U.S. and the UK, and . . . → Read More: Obesity Alert: Scientists Warn of Alarming Health Costs, Discuss Cures

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Diabetes Pandemic Linked to Obesity Epidemic; Study Finds Early Diet Intervention Helps

July 11, 2011 Posted by Editor

New statistics show an alarming increase in type 2 diabetes of pandemic proportions worldwide, which is linked to the continuing, dramatic increase in obesity now being widely reported in the U.S. and worldwide. Addressing this worldwide “diabetes pandemic,” a . . . → Read More: Diabetes Pandemic Linked to Obesity Epidemic; Study Finds Early Diet Intervention Helps

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New Report Shows Americans Getting Fatter; Serious Health & Policy Concerns

July 8, 2011 Posted by Editor

A new report, F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2011, from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), shows that 68% of Americans are either overweight or obese, and adult . . . → Read More: New Report Shows Americans Getting Fatter; Serious Health & Policy Concerns

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TV Viewing Linked to Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease & Death

June 19, 2011 Posted by Editor

A new study has found a correlation between every two additional hours of television viewing per day and an increase in risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and death. The study, by researchers from Harvard School of Public . . . → Read More: TV Viewing Linked to Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease & Death

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Tips for Traveling With Diabetes Issued by NIH and CDC

May 20, 2011 Posted by Editor

The National Diabetes Education Program, jointly sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), has issued a checklist of tips to help you travel with diabetes. These may be helpful to . . . → Read More: Tips for Traveling With Diabetes Issued by NIH and CDC

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Are You At Risk for Type 2 (Adult-Onset) Diabetes?

March 27, 2011 Posted by Editor

If you have a family history of diabetes, are obese, are over age 45 and get little or no exercise, or belong to certain racial or ethnic groups you may be at risk. Take a simple quiz provided by . . . → Read More: Are You At Risk for Type 2 (Adult-Onset) Diabetes?

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CDC Reports Number of Americans with Diabetes Or Prediabetes Has Risen Dramatically; Losing Weight & Exercise Can Prevent or Delay the Disease

February 2, 2011 Posted by Editor

According to the National Diabetes Fact Sheet for 2011 newly released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 26 million Americans (8.3% of all Americans or 11.3% of adults age 20 and older) now have . . . → Read More: CDC Reports Number of Americans with Diabetes Or Prediabetes Has Risen Dramatically; Losing Weight & Exercise Can Prevent or Delay the Disease

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Link Between Diabetes, Alzheimers Disease Strengthened

September 9, 2010 Posted by Editor

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 25 Newsweek — New research suggests that having insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes raises your risk of developing the brain plaques associated with Alzheimers disease.  A study in Japan found that those with the highest levels . . . → Read More: Link Between Diabetes, Alzheimers Disease Strengthened

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