Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Store-Bought Meals Are Healthier for Infants than Homemade

  A new study regarding the health of infant meals has made a surprising discovery – homemade meals are often less healthy and more likely to lead to weight gain than store-bought options. While homemade meals tend to be more affordable to prepare, they often contain more fat and are more energy-dense. This UK study evaluated data from 686 home-cooked and ready-made meals for kids

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Type 1 Diabetes: Five Mindless, Harmful Eating Habits to Avoid in 2016

By Dr. Chad Larson Once upon a time, the word “diet” was only associated with weight loss. Thank goodness, times are finally changing. In recent years, science and technology have taught us so much about all of the ways that nutrition and specific foods can alter the entire function and overall health of our human systems. We now know that the foods we choose to

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Americans Show Support for Farm-to-School Programs

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Sep-8_-2015_-6_21_06-PM1.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to the audio recording of Diabetes Health in The News. When it comes to bringing food from local farms into school cafeterias, Americans overwhelmingly support the idea. Almost 90% of people surveyed indicated that they wanted to see more farm-to-school nutritional  programs.  Additionally, the study showed that Americans are becoming increasingly confident with the quality

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Struggling With Type 2 Diabetes

In 2009, when Bruce Share started drinking five glasses of iced tea before dinner and dropped 15 pounds from his already lean frame, he immediately knew that he had diabetes. In the preceding four years, he had learned a great deal about the disease as a member of the board of Defeat Diabetes. Now, he knew that it was his personal battle as well. A

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A New Kind of Pharmacist

Ross Valley Pharmacy, tucked away inside a larger building of clinics, is not a big place, but it’s very very busy. Its owner, Paul Lofholm, PharmD, has a vision of the pharmacist’s role that goes far beyond simply putting pills in bottles. He sees pharmacists as integral members of the healthcare team who can fill the gaps in patients’ education about their conditions and their

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