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Diabetes Awareness Reaches the Corner Office

A Multitude of Concerned Executives Could Have a Profound Impact on Fighting America’s Diabetes Crisis

Not long ago I learned that in a recent Milliman study 65% of American CEOs rated diabetes as the number one health issue affecting their respective workforces.

It is...

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Environmental Factors Around Type 2 Diabetes

Family History of Type 2 Diabetes May Have More to Do with Environmental Factors than Genetics

What is Preventable and Why Prevention Tactics Are Not so Accessible

I would love to see a statistic that shows the percentage of people with type 2 diabetes that have family...

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Early Intervention Diabetes Education is Critical for Aging Adults

Gaps in Diabetes Care Means We Have to Pay More Attention to Our Aging Adults  

Early Intervention for Newly-Diagnosed Could Make a Huge Impact on Long-Term Health (Part II in a Series)

In my first blog in this series, I advocated for everyone with diabetes to seek more...

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The Power of Diabetes Education and Clinical Support

Gaps in Diabetes Care Means That the Patients Have to Be Their Own Experts (Part I in a Series)

In our recent blogs, we have emphasized the importance of early intervention and proactive care management for people who have been recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes,...

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The Growing Trend of Diabetes Tied to Liver Disease

It seems that when the average person thinks of liver disease, they assume it is the direct result of alcohol abuse. The most common form of chronic liver disease is Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), which affects an estimated 80 to 100 million Americans.[i] ...

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The Case for Diabetes Preventative Care and Earlier Intervention

An August 2nd article in Medical News Today, "How does weight loss fix type 2 diabetes?"asserts that losing weight could very well contribute to remission for type 2 patients who have been recently diagnosed. In this piece, writer Maria Cohut cites the results of a...

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Troubling Trends in Earlier On-Set of Type 2 Diabetes

Current Statistics and Staggering Projections Indicate that Type 2 is Becoming More Prevalent Among Younger Adults

For years, type 2 diabetes has been considered the older adults' diabetes. While middle-aged Americans and seniors are still at the highest risk for...

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Using the Precious Present (i.e., TODAY) to Improve Diabetes Health

More Great Advice from diaTribe on Changing Habits Now for Better Living

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What About Diabetes & Alcohol?

For those with diabetes, special care and consideration needs to be taken when it comes to determining what foods to eat. While it is commonly known how sweets and carbohydrates can affect those with diabetes, something that raises many questions is the relationship...

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The Benefits of Keeping a Food Journal

Keeping a food journal can help you recognize bad eating habits, identify nutritional needs, and enjoy a healthier lifestyle that includes losing weight and lowering blood pressure and LDL cholesterol levels.

"For breakfast, I made my family ham and cheese omelets. By 10...

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