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Prediabetes is a Wake-up Call to Get Healthy

Highlights 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes Prediabetes is also known as impaired glucose metabolism It generally has no symptoms When I was in sixth grade, a friend approached me during recess. “When you’re older, you’re going to be really fat,” she said. “Just look at all the junk ...

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Diabetes Diet Plan: For those Looking to Lose Weight

with the theme ‘Beat diabetes’. With millions of people currently struggling with diabetes, the problem has attained the status of a worldwide epidemic. Health experts believe that the problem has been growing at an alarming rate mainly from unhealthy eating habits, lack of physical activity and stress. When you have type 2 diabetes, ...

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New Initiative Promises Diabetics Better Control on the Disease

Highlights Here’s a new Multi-Component Diabetes Quality Improvement (QI) initiative It can help diabetics double their likelihood of controlling the disease This intervention doesn’t require new or expensive drugs Researchers from various prominent health institutions, including the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Emory University of the US, ...

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Eat More Homemade Food to Keep Diabetes at Bay

Highlights Fast food not only causes weight gain but increases risk of Type 2 diabe The nutritional benefits of home meals contribute to diabetes prevention The study appeared in the journal PLOS Medicine PhotoCredit:istock Ditching homemade food for that king size burger and French fries can add not only extra ...

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