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

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 50 states would have obesity rates of ...

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

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 to take...

Steps to Take to Avoid Diabetes
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Watch Dr. Raul Seballos from the Cleveland Clinic»

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

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 71 years. When combined, the ...

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

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 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)...

Ways To Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Posted by Senior Editor

Did you know walking 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week, combined with a moderate weight loss, can lower one's risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 58%? Watch Dr.Raul Seballos from the Cleveland Clinic»

Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI)
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Use this Calculate Your BMI - Standard BMI Calculator.

Am I at Risk for Diabetes? Taking Steps to Lower Your Risk of Getting Diabetes
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20 page booklet from the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health. >>View Info

What I Need to Know About Eating and Diabetes
Posted by Page Editor

52 page booklet by National Institutes of Health, Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. >>View Info

What I Need to Know About Physical Activity and Diabetes
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24 page booklet by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services >>View Info

Preventing Diabetes Problems; What You Need to Know
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by National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH, a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. >>View Info

Diabetes Prevention Program
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by the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH, a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. >>View Info

State-Based Diabetes Prevention & Control Programs
Posted by Health Editor

State-Based Diabetes Prevention & Control Programs, Map with comprehensive links to state by state programs for prevention and control of diabetes, provided by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human S...

See Archives of Additional Classic Sources on Diabetes – Prevention.

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Everyone May Benefit from Diabetes-Friendly Recipes at Thanksgiving
November 19, 2012 Posted by Editor
Everyone May Benefit from Diabetes-Friendly Recipes at Thanksgiving

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 ...

Eating Legumes May Help Diabetes Patients Control Blood Sugar & Lower Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds
October 25, 2012 Posted by Editor
Eating Legumes May Help Diabetes Patients Control Blood Sugar & Lower Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

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 lentils) per day signifi...

Does Coffee Help You Live Longer?
July 28, 2012 Posted by Editor
Does Coffee Help You Live Longer?

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, stroke, diabetes...

Experts Advocate Dancing for Health
July 23, 2012 Posted by Editor
Experts Advocate Dancing for Health

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 group fi...

Study Discovers Hormone Produced by Exercise that Helps Burn Fat and Prevent Diabetes
June 29, 2012 Posted by Editor
Study Discovers Hormone Produced by Exercise that Helps Burn Fat and Prevent Diabetes

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," ap...

Compound in Apples May Help Build Muscles & Fight Obesity and Diabetes, New Study Suggests
June 25, 2012 Posted by Editor
Compound in Apples May Help Build Muscles & Fight Obesity and Diabetes, New Study Suggests

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. If ...

2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes
June 23, 2012 Posted by Editor
2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes

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 be open to the pu...

Heart Disease Reversal
April 10, 2012 Posted by Senior Editor

The Rave Diet claims to reverse heart disease, as well as wide range of other diseases, by changing to a plant-based diet. It has been endorsed by doctors from The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, who are interviewed--one of whom reversed severe heart d...

National Nutrition Month - Resources on Eating for Prevention & Wellness
March 13, 2012 Posted by Editor
National Nutrition Month - Resources on Eating for Prevention & Wellness

March is National Nutrition Month®, a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a nonprofit organization. According to the Academy, "The campaign is designed to focus attention on the...

Exercise Changes DNA for the Better, New Study Finds
March 8, 2012 Posted by Editor
Exercise Changes DNA for the Better, New Study Finds

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 exercise, and also turns on certain g...

Harvard Health Discusses the Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee
February 23, 2012 Posted by Editor
Harvard Health Discusses the Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee

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 & Other Healthy ...

November is American Diabetes Month
November 6, 2011 Posted by Editor
November is American Diabetes Month

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 ...

Diabetes Pandemic Linked to Obesity Epidemic; Study Finds Early Diet Intervention Helps
July 11, 2011 Posted by Editor
Diabetes Pandemic Linked to Obesity Epidemic; Study Finds Early Diet Intervention Helps

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...

TV Viewing Linked to Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease & Death
June 19, 2011 Posted by Editor
TV Viewing Linked to Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease & Death

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 Health, Harv...

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

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 diabetes, and about 27 ...

Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your GAME PLAN to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Information for Patients | NDEP
December 26, 2010 Posted by Editor

Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your GAME PLAN to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Information for Patients. Three publications from the National Diabetes Education Program of the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. View...

A Family Lifestyle Approach to Diabetes Prevention – for African Americans
December 5, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

a 253 page booklet by the National Diabetes Education Program of the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”). Studies by the CDC have found that African Americans are 1.8 times as likely to have diabetes...

A Step in the Right Direction: Lose Weight & Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
December 5, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

by the National Diabetes Education Program of the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Prevention and Control. >>View Info

Prevent Diabetes Problems; Keep Your Heart and Blood Vessels Healthy
December 5, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

24 page booklet by National Institutes of Health, Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. >>View Info

Diabetes Screening, Supplies and Self-Management Training
October 26, 2010 Posted by Health Editor

Preventive Services – Diabetes Screening, Supplies and Self-Management Training. Information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, on what Medicare covers for elders suffering from di...

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