Helping Your Spouse or Parent With Diabetes

Posted by Lloyd on July 13, 2012
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Helping someone you love deal with diabetes is often difficult and requires a delicate balance of encouragement and support. Type 2 diabetes is an extremely serious disease that requires daily self-management. But controlling diabetes can make a huge difference in a person’s quality of life. Continue reading…

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Obesity-Linked Disease Predictors in Middle-Aged Women

Posted by Lloyd on February 22, 2012
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Physicians and scientists have long known that obesity, or excess body fat, can expose individuals to increased risk of conditions such as osteoarthritis, heart disease, diabetes and some types of cancer.

There are several measurements commonly used to determine if an individual should be considered obese, and thus at increased risk. It is not clear, however, which measure best predicts increased risk.

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Changing a Lifetime of Habits Part 2

Posted by Lloyd on May 20, 2011
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But then, at age 34, she was diagnosed with diabetes. With scant support from her doctor and not much willingness to change her bad habits, the oral medication she was taking simply wasn’t helping. Continue reading…

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