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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Weight Gain & Alcohol Raise Stomach Cancer Risk

A report was released by the American Institute for Cancer Research along with the World Cancer Fund, which identified that excess weight could raise a person’s risk of developing stomach cancer. Alcohol and processed meat consumption – including ham, and hot dogs – are also thought to increase cancer risk. The review also concluded that … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Weight Gain & Alcohol Raise Stomach Cancer Risk

Diabetes Health in The News: Weight Gain After Beginning Insulin Therapy Attributed to Sedentary Behavior

The reason many type 2 diabetics gain weight shortly after beginning insulin therapy may be due to acting more sedentary instead of lowering their levels of physical activity. This suggestion comes from researchers at Raboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The study showed that weight gain was common in those who were not obese … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News: Weight Gain After Beginning Insulin Therapy Attributed to Sedentary Behavior

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

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Late Bedtime Could Lead to Weight Gain for Teenagers

A new study indicates that late weeknight bedtimes could be a risk factor for teens becoming overweight. Researchers used data from about 3,000 American teens in the study. It was found that for every extra hour a teen stayed up a night; they experienced a BMI increase of two points. Other factors like exercise, time … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Late Bedtime Could Lead to Weight Gain for Teenagers