Tag Archives: Healthy Living

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Dietician Theorizes Hidden Risk Factors Could Affect Weight Gain

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A study published in Obesity Research and Clinical Practice indicates that people in 2008 would have weighed 10% more than in 1971 despite an identical caloric …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Eating Vegetables Prevents Glaucoma

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A new study completed by a team at Harvard Medical School has found that eating green leafy vegetables every day could lessen the risk of developing glaucoma. This risk could be reduced by 20%-30% when …

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Thioredoxin Interacting Protein and Insulin Resistance

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Researchers from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine recently examined how caloric restriction can improve insulin sensitivity in obese patients. The study used 11 obese participants and …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: The Definition of “Healthy” to be Reviewed by FDA

 

The current healthy eating guidelines created by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were established in 1994, and the agency is finally taking steps in reviewing how it classifies “healthy” foods. The current guidelines have some inaccurate information, …

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Telemedicine Could Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings

 

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A new study completed at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center has determined that telemedicine may be useful in the prevention of diabetic retinopathy. The study …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: How Eating Speed is Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

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Researchers at Japan’s Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine recently conducted a study to see how eating speed might affect metabolic syndrome. The study examined …

Diabetes Health Tips for Taming Your Winter Allergies

By  Joan Lehach, MD

As frigid temperatures and unusually snowy conditions over much of the nation continue to keep many Americans indoors, a veteran allergy expert reminds us that staying inside may keep us warm, but also gives us prolonged …