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The low-carb diet and 6 other diets for people with type 2 diabetes

Published February 26, 2016
 

Over the years, an array of diets have been developed for people with type 2 diabetes. As a result, it can be hard to gauge which diet could best suit you. If you have type 2 diabetes, the primary aim of dietary choices is to keep your blood glucose levels well controlled. However, if you […]

 

5 things most people don’t know about diabetes

Published February 3, 2016
 

Diabetes is a vast subject. It’s one that people can regularly get wrong – often not through any fault of their own – and contains several nuggets of information that will likely surprise many. Here are five less well-known things about diabetes that could shock even the well-versed of ...

 

The Church that’s Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

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Published June 8, 2015
 

Dr. Erica Thompson realised the importance of preventing type 2 diabetes when she saw one of its scariest complications: amputation.

 

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee defends diabetes infomercial

Published May 12, 2015
 

Mike Huckabee, the Republican presidential candidate, has defended himself following criticism of his endorsement for a diabetes cure. Huckabee was a spokesman for Barton Publishing, the company behind an infomercial offering a cure for type 2 diabetes consisting mostly of diabetes supplements. ...

 

Grassy Knoll-edge: 7 benefits of gardening for people with diabetes

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Published April 29, 2015
 

Where did April go? This month has flown by, so much so that we almost forgot to tell you about National Gardening Month. Gardening is a great hobby for people with diabetes, its benefits wide-ranging. So fear not, there’s still plenty of time to get started, and the rest of the year to keep ...

 

Diabetes risk and income: why are rich people healthier?

Income and diabetes: How money affects health
Published April 14, 2015
 

The more you earn, the healthier you’ll be: that’s the message of a new study by researchers at the Urban Institute and Viriginia Commonwealth University. To some extent, these are obvious findings. We’re all aware that people who live in poverty are more likely to be affected ...

 

How the sugar industry shapes public health

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Published March 17, 2015
 

Hidden documents reveal how the sugar industry influenced public health policy in the ’60s and ’70s, suppressing important research into sugar consumption and tooth decay. In the late ’60s and early ’70s, tooth decay was a big health problem. Research showed that refined ...

 

Most exciting technology of 2015 so far for diabetics

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Published January 29, 2015
 

2015 has already presented its share of headlines to the diabetes community, with news ranging across updates on a prospective cure to life expectancy. For both type 1 and type 2 diabetics, it has been an important month of technological developments which promise much for the treatment of ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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