Diabetes Health in The News: Junk Food Restrictions Could Lead to Healthier Eating

  Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study has found that restricting sugar-sweetened treat and soda purchases could improve American diets, and it is believed that these results could benefit people on government-funded food programs. Over a 12-week trial period, a food assistance program was created for low-income adults. Participants were divided into four groups – some

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Diabetes Health in the News: Jackson, Mississippi Identified as America’s Fattest City

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of adults in the U.S. are classified as obese, while more than 70% of people in the U.S. are overweight. Now, using 17 weight-related factors, the fattest city in the United States has been identified as Jackson, Mississippi. The factors used to determine the fattest cities in the U.S. included projected obesity rates,

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Diabetes Health in the News: Poor Health May Be Keeping U.S. Men Out of the Job Force

DAs of 2016, the United States has one of the lowest labor-participation rates among prime working-aged men living in developed countries, trailing only Italy. About 89% of men aged 25-54 are currently working or looking for work, compared to over 97% in 1957. Now, researchers may have attributed this trend to poor health. Recent studies have identified several factors that could be affecting the health

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Type 2 Diabetes: Get Your Oatmeal On!

  There’s a whole grain craze going on in America and everywhere you look, some company is advertising the fact that their product is made from whole grain. Breads, pasta, pancakes, crackers, mustard, it’s everywhere! For diabetics, whole grain foods can offer our body nutrients, fiber, vitamins, and minerals that are beneficial to our health. I typically start my day with a cup of oatmeal.

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Diabetes Health In the News Podcast: Uninsured Rate at an All-Time Low

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Jan-12_-2017_-1_22_26-AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! The CDC has recently released information that the number of people in the U.S. without health insurance has reached a record low. For the first quarter of 2016, the uninsured rate decreased by 1.3 million down to only 8.6%. Despite this trend and the fact that more

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