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You might not know that these small steps can produce big results.
The most common form of diabetes, Type 2 (once called adult-onset or non-insulin-dependent diabetes), affects 90 to 95 percent of the 26 million Americans with diabetes.
But a diabetes diagnosis isn’t inevitable, according to Gayl J. Canfield, Director of Nutrition Research at Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, Fla.
It comes down to living a healthy lifestyle and doing all the things you already know you should do: keep your blood glucose (blood sugar) under control, eat healthy, exercise and monitor your …
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Are you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes? Come find out for FREE!
The YMCA’S Diabetes Prevention Program will be hosting a free health screening on Saturday, April 5 from 10 AM – 2PM at the Northside YMCA, located at 1350 W. North Avenue, Milwaukee, WI.
At the screening event individuals will be have their height, weight, body mass index, blood sugar ( A1C test) and blood pressure taken.
If found at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, qualifying individuals* may be given the opportunity to enroll in the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention …
Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of six, 32-year-old Michael Zabel can hardly recall a time when the disease wasn’t a part of his life. “I remember when I was little; the doctor always told me it was important to have my eyes checked every year.”
Careful planning and monitoring of his condition has paid off for Zabel, an urban planner who designs roads and bridges for an engineering firm in Menomonee Falls. His vision is 20/20 in both eyes without glasses or contacts. Despite his perfect eyesight, however, …
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute received a four-year, $4.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to investigate the genes involved in type 1diabetes (T1D).
Aron M. Geurts, Ph.D., associate professor of physiology, and Yi-Guang Chen, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics and researcher at the Research Institute, are the principal investigators for the grant.
Dr. Geurts is with MCW’s Cardiovascular Research Center, Human and Molecular Genetics Center and Department of Physiology, and Dr. Chen …
By Sadie James
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in association with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Association of Diabetes Education (AADE) has created two programs that offer information, education and condition management techniques for those with diabetes or who are at risk for developing diabetes. The programs are IT’S NOT DIABETES… YET, Controlling your risks for diabetes and the DIABETES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.
Diabetes impacts entire body
Diabetes occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin to keep blood sugar levels normal. Insulin is the hormone needed to convert sugar, …
Past events found more than 25 percent of participants were at-risk for diabetes
Walgreens (NYSE, NASDAQ: WAG), the nation’s largest drugstore chain with more than 70,000 health care service providers, will offer free blood glucose and A1C testing at more than 1,700 stores and Take Care Clinics nationwide Nov. 12 and 13, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The free diabetes health testing events, held in conjunction with American Diabetes Month®, are offered at most 24-hour Walgreens stores and Take Care Clinic locations throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
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by Keith Scott MD
Over the past decade medical scientists have discovered that ordinary culinary herbs and spices contain a vast quantity of exceptionally important plant nutrients that can help to prevent and treat many of our most prevalent degenerative diseases. Here are ten convincing reasons why those of us who do not include spices in our meals are missing out on these protective compounds.
1. Anti-oxidant activity: An antioxidant is a substance that prevents oxidative damage by neutralizing the highly reactive and destructive free radical molecules that are produced during cellular …