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New estimate predicts rapid growth in obesity, type 2 diabetes

August 31, 2011
Unless serious efforts are made to help people live healthier lifestyles, the number of obese individuals in the U.S. is set to explode in the coming years, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University and Oxford University
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Program seeks to help people avoid type 2 diabetes

August 31, 2011
The type 2 diabetes epidemic continues to worsen, but there are things being done to address the problem. Across the country, initiatives are being launched to help people live healthier lifestyles by eating right and exercising more, both of which may reduce their diabetes risk.
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Many parents don't view childhood obesity as a significant health concern

August 30, 2011
Childhood obesity is a bigger problem now than ever before. The number of young people who are now significantly overweight has never been so high.
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Minor dietary changes can result in significant reductions in daily calories consumed

August 30, 2011
Gaining weight is one of the most common causes of type 2 diabetes. Despite this fact, many people find it very difficult to stick to diets. This often results in overeating and the addition of excess fat to the midsection.
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Type 2 diabetes risk factors may jeopardize financial health of seniors

August 29, 2011
Once people start getting past the age of 50, retirement becomes a common concern. However, those who are ignoring risk factors for type 2 diabetes may be setting themselves up for a financial challenge that could jeopardize their retirement dreams.
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Aerobic exercise is the key to losing belly fat and limiting type 2 diabetes risk

August 26, 2011
Excess fat around the midsection is a well recognized risk factor for many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes. Unfortunately, it is also one of the hardest places for individuals to eliminate fat from.
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Dining out may present challenges for diabetics

August 25, 2011
Dining out can be a difficult experience for a person with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes. The menus at many restaurants include few nutritious options. Most items are high in fat or carbs, which can wreak havoc on a diabetic's diet.
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Researchers uncover strong link between physical activity and glucose regulation

August 24, 2011
People who lead inactive lifestyles are known to be at a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Now, a new study may help explain why this is and what individuals can do to minimize their chances of becoming diabetic.
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Type 2 diabetics can reduce their risk of complications by managing their condition

August 24, 2011
Type 2 diabetes, in and of itself, is a difficult condition to live with. It requires extensive testing and treatment as well as changes in lifestyle. People with the disease often feel tired and sluggish. This can prevent them from doing activities they once enjoyed.
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A healthy diet is key to managing type 2 diabetes

August 23, 2011
For most people, a type 2 diabetes diagnosis is a life-changing event. The condition plays a central role in the lives of the majority of those who have it. It needs to be a consideration in just about every decision a person makes. This is particularly true when it comes to diet.
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