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Managing Weight With Diabetes

June 18, 2013

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Being overweight increases your risk for developing type 2 diabetes. If you are a diabetic and are overweight you are dealing with two health issues. Once diagnosed with diabetes, maintaining good health will require both weight control and disease management. This will require self-care. Because you area diabetic you will require special care to control your […]

Non Communicable Diseases (NCD’s)

December 30, 2011

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Non-communicable diseases, called NCD’s have become a 21st century health challenge. Whereas diseases such as HIV, malaria,tuberculosis and the H1N1 virus have been given global attention, they have gone un-noticed. The World Health Organization (WHO)and the United Nation Secretary General called for urgent action to solve the catastrophe. Watch this video. United nations Highlights threat […]

New Approach To Managing Type 2 Diabetes

December 31, 2010

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High risk type 2 diabetics will have to make changes to the way they manage the disease. This is because of a new report on what works to prevent heart disease and strokes. Controlling cholesterol and blood pressure rather than  focusing on blood sugar targets are the new. The high risk ones are  those with other health […]

Green Vegetables Good For Preventing Diabetes

October 19, 2010

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Another report on diabetes found that a diet with green leafy vegetables and spinach can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes  by 14%. Researchers examined 6 studies that explored the effect of fruit and vegetables on type 2 diabetes. They found that eating 1 1/2 servings more of green leafy vegetables could reduce the risk. ‘Vegetables […]

Four More Foods To Manage Diabetes

October 10, 2010

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I want to share a slide with readers of this blog. Apart from eating brown rice to protect your health from diabetes,  there are some  other wholesome foods that are just as good. They are: Peanuts Green leafy vegetables Fish Low fat milk and dairy products Studies have shown that  brown rice is effective in reducing  the risk for […]

Healthy Eating Can Help Metabolic Syndrome

September 7, 2010

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Researchers found that adhering to a healthy diet can reverse metabolic syndrome. They studied 339 people with the disorder. Participants average age was 56,  about 1/4 were women.  They were given a set of guidelines to follow. Whole grains instead of refined grains White meat instead of red meat Lots of vegetables and fruit Nuts […]

To Cut Diabetes Heart Risks, Diet and Exercise May Beat Drugs – US News and World Report

July 6, 2010

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To Cut Diabetes Heart Risks, Diet and Exercise May Beat Drugs – US News and World Report,  Using medication to  reduce the risks for heart disease in diabetic patients  may not be effective.  There is evidence that diet and exercise  can do much more. Our patient health education program uses the two risk factors unhealthy eating and physical inactivity […]

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