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If you haven’t seen the campaign about prediabetes and diabetes risk, it’s time to put it on your radar. It’s more than just gaining weight from too many sweets—there are many factors that are outside your control, like gender, age, race, and family history. In fact, some estimates say 1 in 3 Americans have prediabetes, […]

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Although headlines about lead and Zika virus have taken over, you may have noticed there’s a campaign about prediabetes going on. As American health continues to plummet (while our medical care improves), a campaign is trying to get ahead of some of those numbers by getting people aware about prediabetes. The video seeks to diagnose […]

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One of the side-effects of diabetes is that it impairs blood flow, including blood flow in the brain. Usually, your brain will direct blood flow to the most active parts, but as symptoms of diabetes develop, blood flow is impaired. A study followed Type-2 Diabetics for two years, and found marked cognitive decline—participants had a […]

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  bvThere’s widespread knowledge about how the pancreas and insulin play a big role in diabetes, and with all our treatments centered around insulin management it’s easy to forget that the body works as a whole, and problems are rarely isolated. New research has found that the hypothalamus and other areas of the brain play […]

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Hopefully you’re enjoying the sun this summer, swimming, hiking, and playing comfortably, regardless of your current shape. But if you’re still working to get more fit, here’s the latest. Diet soda is officially out as far as weight and health go. While some studies have found that diet items (like soda) may make people more […]

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