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November Kicks Off Diabetes Awareness Month

November Kicks Off Diabetes Awareness Month

November 01, 2015
On Friday, President Obama proclaimed November 2015 as National Diabetes Month, asking Americans to join in activities that raise diabetes awareness and help prevent, treat, and manage the disease. An estimated 29 million Americans have type 2 diabetes and another 86 million have prediabetes.
What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

Plus, what causes Type 2 Diabetes
October 28, 2015
Insurance-Covered Obesity Screening and Nutrition Counseling

Insurance-Covered Obesity Screening and Nutrition Counseling

5 Ways to Avoid a Snake Oil Salesman
August 05, 2015
Thanks to provisions in the Affordable Care Act passed on January 1 of this year, your insurance may now cover nutrition and obesity screening and counseling, which could help you learn to eat better, lose weight and gain control of your health.
Body Fat and Diabetes: BMI Cut-off for Asian Americans

Body Fat and Diabetes: BMI Cut-off for Asian Americans

Mounting evidence has shown Asian Americans are being diagnosed with diabetes at BMIs lower than the standard cut-offs for being overweight or obese.
March 02, 2015
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has lowered the Body Mass Index (BMI) cut-off for Asian Americans at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Are People With Diabetes At Higher Risk of Head and Neck Cancer?

Are People With Diabetes At Higher Risk of Head and Neck Cancer?

A new study from Taiwan points to a dangerous association, but this may be more common in Asia than the United States.
October 23, 2014
Link between head and neck cancer and diabetes is explored in a study of Taiwanese patients. US rates are lower.
Rates of New Cases of Diabetes Slowing

Rates of New Cases of Diabetes Slowing

New study may signal a ‘slowing of the diabetes epidemic,’but minorities and the young still at higher risk.
October 23, 2014
Diabetes is a serious health problem in the United States, as more Americans are diagnosed every day.

Having Less Brown Fat May Increase Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

People of South Asian descent are at increased risk, and develop diabetes at younger ages, than whites
November 25, 2013
Less brown adipose fat, used to produce heat in colder climates, increases risk of developing type 2 diabetes
Add Bone Deterioration to Diabetes Complications

Add Bone Deterioration to Diabetes Complications

Study finds that patients with type 2 diabetes had significantly lower bone material strength (osteoporosis) compared with controls. Loss of bone strength may be linked to poor glucose control.
November 12, 2013
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New methods of diagnosing type 2 diabetes risk are needed

October 26, 2011
Many people believe that it should be relatively easy for medical professionals to spot a person with type 2 diabetes or one who is at risk for the condition. However, short of conducting extensive blood testing, diagnosing the condition may actually be more difficult than commonly thought.
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Work may interfere with type 2 diabetics' ability to manage their condition

October 25, 2011
A work environment can be a difficult place for individuals who have type 2 diabetes. The condition requires a high degree of attention.
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