diabetes

Why Childhood Obesity?

  WHO | Physical activity Physical activity is defined as any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that requires energy expenditure. Physical inactivity has been identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality causing an estimated 3.2 million deaths globally. Regular moderate intensity physical activity – such as walking, cycling, or participating in…

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Diabetes can damage your heart

Cardiac complications are the number one cause of death among diabetics. Now a team of scientists has uncovered a molecular mechanism involved in a common form of heart damage found in people with diabetes. A research team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine, University of…

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Diabetes the Silent Killer of our Society

Diabetes: Yet another reason not to sit – CNN.com  (CNN)We already knew that sitting, one of most people’s favorite activities, may be killing you, but now we have new proof that before it gets you, you may get type 2 diabetes, too. Story highlights People who sat an hour longer than others tested had 22%…

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Is Fish Eating Healthy Or Not?

What is the Best Diet for Your Body? In the past two years, six separate meta-analyses have been published on the relationship between fish consumption and type 2 diabetes. One thread of consistency, though, was that fish consumers in the United States tended to be at greater risk for diabetes. If we include Europe, then…

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Keeping Your Blood Sugar Levels Healthy

Blood Sugar Levels – The Balancing Act If you have diabetes you know that once you are diagnosed it is important to maintain your blood sugar levels in the range recommended by your endocrinologist. If your blood sugar levels go too high it can be very dangerous. If they go too low, it can also…

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Could You Miss These Diabetes Symptoms?

Diabetes Symptoms Can Go Unnoticed Diabetes symptoms are often slow to develop and can be things that you attribute to having an off day, not developing a serious health condition. For this reason, many people don’t find out they have the disease until it has progressed. Paying attention to possible diabetes symptoms and getting your…

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Is Google making Life Easier for People with Diabetes

What is easier for people with diabetes?   There was an announcement made by new Google Life Sciences unit, that diabetes is the company’s first major disease target. Some people may ask what has Google to do with diabetes. A company that helps people search online for everything it comes to their mind to find…

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