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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 ...

 

Diabetes Awareness Month – Diabetes awareness and the blue circle

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Published November 21, 2014
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It is estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that over 347 million people worldwide have diabetes. In the United States, the most recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2012 estimated that over 29 million people had diabetes. Startlingly, almost 30 per ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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