‘diabetes prevention’

Diabetes: Study Shows Regular Exercise Might Prevent Onset Of Diabetes In Black Women

By Laura Brooks on 12/26/2008

Not many studies have been conducted on exercise and type 2 diabetes prevention in black women. But a recent publication in the American Journal of Epidemiology shows that several brisk walks per week can help to lower black women's type 2 diabetes risk. Julie Palmer of Boston University and her colleagues reviewed data from the Black Women's Health Study which is […] Read more »

Diabetes: Insidious and Deadly…and Underrated

By Laura Brooks on 09/05/2008

In a recent focus group conducted by the American Diabetes Association, participants were asked to rank the severity of various health problems including cancer, heart disease and diabetes.  On a scale 1 to 10, cancer and heart disease were received 9s and 10s while diabetes/type 2 diabetes only got 4s and 5s. "The general consensus seems to be, ‘There’s medication,’ […] Read more »

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