Posts tagged with Type 2 Diabetes

The Link between Diabetes and Obesity

Posted on November 26, 2018 by Leave a comment

blog_diabetespodcastThe number of Americans living with diabetes is rising. In 2010, 25.8 million Americans, or 8.3 percent of the population had diabetes. In 2015, that number rose to 30.3 million, making up 9.4 percent of the population, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.


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Foods that Lower Diabetes Risk

Posted on October 21, 2013 by 2 Comments

When you start a new diet, it seems like you???re given a laundry list off foods that are off limits???no ice cream, potato chips, cookies, French fries, etc. You???re told they will give you diabetes or a heart attack, to think of these foods as a splurge at best.


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Diet Plans for Diabetics

Posted on September 12, 2012 by 1 Comment

blood sugar meterIf you or someone you care about are one of the many people who are both overweight and have type 2 diabetes, you may have wondered how diet plans differ for people with diabetes. Do they and if so, how?


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Best Diabetes Diet Tips

Posted on July 11, 2012 by 2 Comments

If you have diabetes and are also overweight, one of the very best things you can do for your health and your diabetes is to lose the excess weight. Doing so can greatly reduce or even completely eliminate the need for diabetes medications within just a few short weeks. However, dieting with diabetes can be tricky for a number of reasons and is not something you should try to do all on your own.


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Metformin Weight Loss: Can This Diabetes Drug Help You Lose Weight?

Posted on October 5, 2011 by Leave a comment

metforminAs much as we write about all of the things that won???t help you lose weight, it???s exciting to write about something that possibly can: The diabetes medication known as Metformin has been linked to weight loss.


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Do You Live in The Diabetes Belt?

Posted on April 11, 2011 by 3 Comments

diabetes beltIf you live in the Southeastern part of the United States, you’re smack in the middle of what experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have just dubbed The Diabetes Belt.

Researchers recently came up with the title after reviewing the rates of type 2 diabetes from across the United States. The results showed about 12 percent of those living in The Diabetes Belt had the illness, compared to the average of 8.5 percent nationwide.


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