type 2 diabetes

The primary causes for the high rate of diabetes in the African-American community revolves around poor diet and lack of physical activity. With the proper treatment and care, diabetes can be prevented and/or controlled.

According to a new study, shift workers may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes. The people particularly at risk? Men. Also at special…

Today is Diabetes Alert Day. The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) wants to bring attention to risk factors for type 2 diabetes, including having a family history of the disease and/or a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). All across the country, we want to make this day a  wake-up call for Americans and talk […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM – PHOTO VIA: SAVVYHEALTHFITNESS.COM Learn the lifestyle changes that can get rid of your type 2 diabetes.   Type 2 diabetes can’t be cured, but it can be reversed by eating right and exercising regularly. Do what Karen Parrish, 53, did: Take control of your disease rather than letting your disease control you. […]

VIA:  Health.Com Excess weight is the number one risk factor for type 2 diabetes.  A person who is over weight or obese is 90 times likely to develop type 2 diabetes according to health.Com.  Because belly fat sits in your mid section and surrounds organs that are vital in regulating blood sugar belly fat can […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Robert Preidt SOURCE: American Heart Association, news release, March 3, 2010 Researchers reviewed data from 39,765 men in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study and 157,463 women in the Nurses’ Health Study I and II.  None of the participants had heart disease or diabetes at the time of the study.  During the study, […]