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What’s the Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

When most people hear the word “Diabetes” they picture an overweight, unhealthy person. This is true in most cases of type 2 Diabetes. Unfortunately, not many people know the difference between these two types of Diabetes Mellitus. Type 1 Diabetes is also known as insulin dependent Diabetes and affects mostly children. With type 1 Diabetes, the patient always needs insulin, and this type of Diabetes cannot be treated with pills.
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Adults Fear Diabetes, Yet They Do Nothing to Prevent It?!?

In today’s society where diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases around – mostly due to being overweight or obese – most adults admit to fearing the potentially deadly disease but more often than not, they go on to say that they do nothing to prevent getting the disease in the first place! These findings were recently reported by the American Diabetes Association who commissioned a survey in February and March of this year, which consisted of 2,516 U.S. residents at least 18 years old.overweight_biker at risk of diabetes Read More…

Cure for Diabetes?…Medical Experts Not So Sure Yet

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Diabetes is a disease that effects far too many people in the U.S., and that number is growing year after year. Today it’s estimated that about 18 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, namely type 2 diabetes, but even more alarming is that 58 million more Americans are considered prediabetic and are in great danger of developing diabetes in the future – it’s truly an epidemic! Read More…

Excessive Belly Fat in Men is a Serious Health Concern

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Excessive belly fat, aka: “beer belly”, is one of the most common health problems as men get older. Women can also suffer from having excessive belly fat, although it’s far more common in men – just look around you!…It’s a serious problem! Belly fat can lead to serious health problems, so it’s important to address the issue asap. Read More…

Minimum Amount of Weekly Exercise to Stay Healthy (You’ll Be Surprised!)

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Many people ask me what I think is the minimum amount of exercise per week they can “get away with” and still be healthy. While I believe that a minimum of 1 hour per week is ideal, a new study by British researchers says that exercising much less than that will do the trick, and it can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes . Read More…

11 Easy Ways to Control or Prevent Diabetes

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According to a recent article in Woman’s World (December, 2008), 24 million Americans are suffering from diabetes, and another 52 million are at risk of developing the disease.  There are a number of things you can do to reduce the risk of developing diabetes, and in most cases, they’re just small changes in your lifestyle that will reduce your risk of diabetes by as much as 50% in some cases.  Here’s a list of 11 easy ways to control, or even prevent, diabetes… Read More…

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