Posts Tagged ‘Type 2 Diabetes’

How to Stay Safe in Extreme Heat

Many parts of the world, including the US, are experiencing extremely hot weather this summer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year more than 600 people die from extreme heat. However, heat-related deaths are preventable if people take the right measures to stay cool. Of course, if you have air…

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Plant-based Diet Shown to be Beneficial for Diabetes

Diabetes Epidemic According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million Americans have diabetes and most of these have type 2 diabetes. The CDC reports that diabetes has tripled over the last 20 years and diabetes is spreading at such an alarming rate that the term “diabetes epidemic” is now…

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Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD)

March is National Kidney Month March is National Kidney Month to raise awareness of chronic kidney disease. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), diabetes is the number one leading cause of chronic kidney disease and is called diabetic kidney disease (DKD), kidney disease of diabetes or diabetic nephropathy.…

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Type 2 Diabetes and Non-Alcoholic Liver Disease can be reversed by Losing Weight

Amazing study by researchers at Newcastle University published August 2, 2018 in Cell Metabolism shows that type 2 diabetes can be sent into remission and insulin levels can be reversed to normal by losing weight.  Now doctors have some real evidence to help them persuade overweight diabetic patients to lose weight. Losing Weight Reduced Fat…

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The Mediterranean Diet Slows Aging

Countries around the Mediterranean had Lower Levels Heart Disease, Stroke and Dementia In 1958 it was noted that people living around the Mediterranean in countries like Greece and Italy had lower rates of heart disease, stroke and dementia than other countries. Researchers began investigating what was different in their lifestyles. They came up with their…

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Preventing Diabetes in Seniors who Have Prediabetes

March is National Nutrition month and this year’s theme is Go Further with Food. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is also reaching out to seniors and has posted several articles based on studies that are especially relevant for healthy nutrition for seniors to prevent disease. Combating chronic diseases shows how seniors can take steps…

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