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Newly Discovered Beige Fat May Help Reduce Obesity
[ 0 ] 08/14/12

Newly Discovered Beige Fat May Help Reduce Obesity

Researchers classify fat into two basic types known as white fat and brown fat. Recent studies have revealed that a third typ...
Don’t Let High Blood Pressure Increase Your Risks
[ 0 ] 08/14/12

Don’t Let High Blood Pressure Increase Your Risks

If you have diabetes, you are at risk for a variety of complications including vision loss and kidney disease.  Having high ...
Gastric Bypass May Be Temporary Fix for Type 2 Diabetes
[ 1 ] 08/7/12

Gastric Bypass May Be Temporary Fix for Type 2 Diabetes

If you are obese and have type 2 diabetes, you may have considered gastric bypass surgery as a “cure” for both conditions...
Stop Pre-Diabetes Before It Gets Worse
[ 1 ] 08/7/12

Stop Pre-Diabetes Before It Gets Worse

Pre-diabetes is a condition that results when your blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, is higher than it should be, but...
Blood Pressure Study Says Don’t Go Too Low
[ 0 ] 07/31/12

Blood Pressure Study Says Don’t Go Too Low

Two out of three adults with diabetes have high blood pressure, which contributes to the risk of many complications of diabet...
Pick the Right Rice for Better Sugar Control
[ 0 ] 07/24/12

Pick the Right Rice for Better Sugar Control

People who have diabetes but love to eat rice can benefit from a new research study that analyzed 235 types of rice from arou...
Lower your Risk of Pre-Diabetes Progression
[ 0 ] 07/18/12

Lower your Risk of Pre-Diabetes Progression

If you have pre-diabetes, you may assume that someday you will end up with diabetes.  But that may not necessarily be true....
Plan for Insulin Safety When You Fly
[ 0 ] 06/6/12

Plan for Insulin Safety When You Fly

If you have diabetes, traveling by plane means some extra planning to make sure you have everything you need, and that your i...
Protect Your Vision from Diabetic Retinopathy
[ 0 ] 06/6/12

Protect Your Vision from Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a condition that can cause blindness. It is a common side effect of diabetes that results when excess...