Obesity and Diabetes

Diabetic Educator

Diabetic Educator

Someone who is certified to instruct individuals on all aspects of diabetes is considered to be a Certified Diabetes Educator (also known as a CDE). Basically, a CDE is a person that has a health care background, in addition to having extensive knowledge about the causes, prevention and management of diabetes. Having a diabetic educator […]

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History of Diabetes

History of Diabetes

Diabetes has been around for centuries, dating as far back as 1552BC, when an Egyptian physician named Hesy-Ra, documented polyuria as a symptom of elevated blood sugar levels. Obviously, during that time, doctors were not privy to the sophisticated testing technology of today, so they needed to pay “water tasters”, to help with their diagnosis […]

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Diabetes Resources – Lots of Info & Tips Galore!

Diabetes Resources – Lots of Info & Tips Galore!

If you are a person that has just been diagnosed with diabetes, a pregnant woman informed that she has gestational diabetes, someone that has type 1 diabetes and has had it all of their lives or has a loved one or friend that has the disease, you will want to know what diabetes resources that […]

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Child Obesity and Diabetes

Child Obesity and Diabetes

Child obesity and diabetes are a major problem in our nation today mostly because our word has changed so drastically in the past thirty years. Fast food has taken the place of family dining around the kitchen table. Video games have become yesterday’s backyard baseball game.

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How Diabetes Affects the Body

How Diabetes Affects the Body

Many people wonder how Diabetes affects the body and whether or not you have been recently diagnosed with a form of diabetes or not, it is important to thoroughly understand this health condition. Millions of people are diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes on a yearly basis and with no cure; this is a health condition you will have to live with for the duration of your life.

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Diabetes and Obesity

Diabetes and Obesity

Because diabetes and obesity are directly related to diabetes type 2, it’s worth trying to head off the crash that can occur when both meet at one of your life’s intersections.  Currently, about two thirds of Americans are overweight, with one third being obese.  If you abhor the thought of gastric bypass or lap band […]

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