Month: November 2006

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Type 2 diabetes > More about type 2 diabetes Of the estimated 17 million Americans with diabetes, 5.9 million remain unaware and undiagnosed. Another 16 million Americans have impaired glucose tolerance (IGT; or prediabetes), a condition that is a precursor to type 2 diabetes. Could you be on the road to becoming one of the […]

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Diabetes care > Diabetic meal plans This is not in any way a prescription as to how much you should eat. Your personal physician, diabetes educator, or dietitian must determine that. These sample meal plans are merely a composite from the meal plans already published in our three cookbooks from Joslin Diabetes Center, along with […]

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Diabetes Prevention & Future At the present time, there is no cure for diabetes. In the past ten years, however, researchers have undertaken promising and exciting studies into possible means of preventing, treating, and curing diabetes. Prevention Prevention of diabetes would be the ultimate achievement. Researchers can now identify diabetes in its earliest stages and […]

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Exercise at least ½ hour per day. That means vigorous walking to get your heart rate up or any other type of exercise that helps you to work up a sweat. One hour a day is even better. New clinical trials showed that when participants walked vigorously for 30 minutes a day 5 days per […]

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Obesity surgery helps patients do more than shed weight — it often cures their diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, researchers say. The research — an analysis of 136 studies — found that such operations are more than cosmetic. They appear to alter the patient’s body chemistry itself and eliminate or relieve conditions that […]

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Access Diabetic Supply A health-care company reaches out to the masses. Managing long-term illness is an unfortunate but real aspect of many people’s lives. For Access Diabetic Supply’s co-founders, Montgomery Byers Jr., 34; David Wallace, 36; and Timothy Stocksdale, 34, offering mail order medical supplies to the 17 million Americans who are afflicted with diabetes […]