Diabetes – Ascensia New Research On HbA1c

Diabetes – Ascensia New Research On HbA1c

Today at the American Diabetes Association’s 79th Scientific Sessions (ADA 2019), Ascensia Diabetes Care, a global leader in diabetes care, has presented clinical research that demonstrates that people with type 2 diabetes who participated in the study significantly lowered HbA1c while using its investigational Interconnected Diabetes Management Solution (IDMS), suggesting it has the potential to improve […]

Diabetes and Vitamin D Correlation – Updated Research

Diabetes and Vitamin D Correlation – Updated Research

New research shows that daily oral vitamin D supplementation does not effectively reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes among vitamin D-sufficient adults at high risk for developing the disease, according to the “The Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes (D2d) Study – A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial for Diabetes Prevention” study presented today at the American Diabetes Association’s® (ADA’s) 79th […]

Educate Your Children About Junk Food

Educate Your Children About Junk Food

Letting teenagers know they are being manipulated by food marketers may be a simple way to encourage healthier eating, according to research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Many of the leading chronic diseases threatening human health, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, are the result of poor dietary choices. These […]

Believe This: Too Much Fried Chicken Can Kill You

Believe This: Too Much Fried Chicken Can Kill You

Fried chicken, french fries, and chicken-fried steak is surely delicious, but treating yourself to such fried foods regularly could be deadly, a new study warns. Women who eat more than 1 serving a week of fried chicken or fried fish have an increased risk of heart disease and death, researchers report. “Overall, we found that […]

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It It’s estimated more than 30% of American adults with diabetes don’t realize they are suffering from this potentially deadly disease. Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show about 1 American in 7 suffered from diabetes between Ys 2013 and 2016, with the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes at […]

Arthritis Sufferers Much Higher Than Current Estimates

Arthritis Sufferers Much Higher Than Current Estimates

Arthritis Sufferers Much Higher Than Current Estimates Arthritis affects a much higher percentage of the adult population and at a younger age than previously thought. A study  recently published in Arthritis & Rheumatology indicates that the number of people suffering from arthritis in the United States has been significantly underestimated, especially among those who are older than […]

Nearly 40% of Americans are Obese

Nearly 40% of Americans are Obese

Nearly 40% of Americans are Obese The rate of obesity in the United States has reached a new high, at 39.6% of adults, according to US government data released Friday. Health experts are concerned about obesity because it is associated with a number of life-threatening health conditions, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and certain kinds […]

Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex

Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex

Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex Men with multiple risk factors for heart disease may be more likely to develop erectile dysfunction later in life than men with optimal heart health, a recent study shows. Researchers focused on 7 risk factors for heart disease, as follows: high blood pressure elevated cholesterol high blood sugar […]

‘Healthy’ Obese Face Higher Heart Attack Risk

‘Healthy’ Obese Face Higher Heart Attack Risk

‘Healthy’ Obese Face Higher Heart Attack Risk Even without high blood pressure or other signs of illness, obese adults have a much higher risk of developing heart disease than normal-weight peers, according to a new study from Denmark. The results contradict recent research suggesting a subgroup of obese individuals known as “metabolically healthy obese” may […]

“No Solid Evidence to Support that Diet Drinks are a Healthy Choice”

“No Solid Evidence to Support that Diet Drinks are a Healthy Choice”

“No Solid Evidence to Support that Diet Drinks are a Healthy Choice” $KO, $PEP Although diet and sugar-free drinks are often promoted as healthier choices, a new study found they are no more helpful for losing weight or preventing weight gain than their full-sugar versions. Diet drinks contain no sugar and are sweetened with artificial […]

The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese Childhood obesity has more than 2X’d in children and 4X’d in adolescents over the past 30 years, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Big Q: Why? The Big A: A study conducted by British researchers sought to find out. They discovered that some of the […]

Say NO to Soda

Say NO to Soda

Say NO to Soda “Just Say No” was a slogan minted by 1st Lady Nancy Reagan. The “Just Say No” advertising campaign Vs recreational drug use was prevalent through the 1980’s. Today, the same slogan is appropriate to discourage soda consumption. For people who struggle with weight or chronic health issues, replacing soda and other […]

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans When analyzed the actual amount of food in the government dietary patterns, are the same old one “done over”. They all consist of about 55% carbohydrates, 32 to 34% fat, and they recommend most of the same foods. There are different nutritional needs for children. Women respond […]