type 2 diabetes

The primary causes for the high rate of diabetes in the African-American community revolves around poor diet and lack of physical activity. With the proper treatment and care, diabetes can be prevented and/or controlled.

According to a new study, shift workers may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes. The people particularly at risk? Men. Also at special…

During this week’s episode of The Biggest Loser, season three winner of American Idol, Ruben Studdard, found out that he has type 2 diabetes. Ruben’s insulin level, average blood sugar and instantaneous blood sugar levels were all high. After hearing the news, Ruben told his coach, “I am afraid. I have seen a lot of lives cut short […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM – PHOTO VIA: SAVVYHEALTHFITNESS.COM Learn the lifestyle changes that can get rid of your type 2 diabetes.   Type 2 diabetes can’t be cured, but it can be reversed by eating right and exercising regularly. Do what Karen Parrish, 53, did: Take control of your disease rather than letting your disease control you. […]

VIA:  Health.Com Excess weight is the number one risk factor for type 2 diabetes.  A person who is over weight or obese is 90 times likely to develop type 2 diabetes according to health.Com.  Because belly fat sits in your mid section and surrounds organs that are vital in regulating blood sugar belly fat can […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Robert Preidt SOURCE: American Heart Association, news release, March 3, 2010 Researchers reviewed data from 39,765 men in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study and 157,463 women in the Nurses’ Health Study I and II.  None of the participants had heart disease or diabetes at the time of the study.  During the study, […]