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Type 2 Diabetes: What Kind of Diet Works Best?

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August 11, 2015

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Type 2 Diabetes: What Kind of Diet Works Best?
Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? If so, one of the most important aspects of managing this disease will be your diet. Before we delve deeper, take note that your diabetic diet should be built on the basic foundations of healthy eating. You’ll want to keep that in… Read More
 

Type 2 Diabetes – By the Numbers [Infographic]

Type 2 Diabetes – By the Numbers [Infographic]
Type 2 diabetes has become an epidemic here in the United States and in many other places around the world. It’s something that we have talked about before, but we must take this opportunity to reiterate that most cases of type 2 diabetes could have been prevented. Fortunately, there are… Read More
 

3 Quick Tips for Making Thanksgiving Diabetes-Friendly

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November 10, 2014

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3 Quick Tips for Making Thanksgiving Diabetes-Friendly
For those of you who don’t know, November happens to be National Diabetes Month. Throughout the month, communities and several organizations will be working together to help raise awareness for people living with diabetes (we highly recommend checking out our post about Diabetes Awareness Month from a year ago). As… Read More
 

More Children Are Developing Type 1 Diabetes

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October 29, 2014

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More Children Are Developing Type 1 Diabetes
We have talked a lot about diabetes on this blog, but most reports have been focused on the scary rate of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in the country. Now a new study suggests that the rate of type 1 diabetes (T1D) has risen significantly amongst children in elementary school. Between… Read More
 

The Diabetic Diet Isn’t as Restrictive as You Might Think

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August 11, 2014

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The Diabetic Diet Isn’t as Restrictive as You Might Think
For someone who has been diagnosed with diabetes, diet is going to be a primary concern moving forward. Some go as far as to remove all sugar from their diet. In fact, some people living with type 2 diabetes have been able to manage their condition without the need for… Read More
 

Could Gestational Diabetes Be More Common than We Realized?

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new report that shows the current prevalence of gestational diabetes could be as high as 9.2% in the U.S. Hopefully more women have been picking up yogurt when they go to the grocery store. According to Carla DeSisto, the… Read More
 

Type 1 Diabetes Should be Diagnosed in Children before DKA Crisis

Type 1 Diabetes Should be Diagnosed in Children before DKA Crisis
A new clinical study has shown that nearly a third of all children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes present with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). This complicating condition is life-threatening but can be prevented. DKA is the result of a chronically low level of insulin and is less likely amongst children who… Read More
 

Eating More Yogurt Could Lower Your Risk for Diabetes

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February 6, 2014

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Eating More Yogurt Could Lower Your Risk for Diabetes
Fans of yogurt may just have another good reason to stock up on this creamy treat the next time they are at the grocery store. Now yogurt lovers can say they are fighting the onset of diabetes in addition to enjoying a delicious snack. That’s correct, a new clinical study… Read More
 

Stopping Diabetes in Its Tracks This November

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November 5, 2013

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Stopping Diabetes in Its Tracks This November
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) occurs when the body is no longer able to effectively metabolize sugar for it’s cells. Slowly, the blood sugar levels rise, cells are starved for energy and overall health starts to decline. Fortunately, this disease can be be prevented if caught early on – during the… Read More
 

UAB’s Kirklin Clinic Chosen to be Part of National Diabetes Prevention Program

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September 11, 2013

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UAB’s Kirklin Clinic Chosen to be Part of National Diabetes Prevention Program
  The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) has chosen the Kirklin Clinic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) to be a part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program. This program is designed to help prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in adults 18 years… Read More
 
 
 

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