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Being Lonely is Bad for Your Health

TweetIt’s not just a cliché. It’s a proven scientific fact. If you’re a lonely person, you’re at an increased risk of dying. There’s a 32% increased risk of dying when living alone or socially isolated. Both loneliness and social isolation … Continue reading

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Diet Soda Linked to Bigger Bellies in Older Folks

TweetYou would think that diet soda is the better choice in taming the waistline but a study has shown the opposite in older adults. In fact, diet soda has been linked to increasing obesity and fostering metabolic syndrome in healthy … Continue reading

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The Pizza Lobby Doesn’t Mess Around

TweetI kid you not, the pizza lobby is a real thing. There are 12,000 people who fight for the right for people to eat pizza without caloric intimidation and the stigma of junk food. The fun fact about the pizza … Continue reading

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Ultimate Diet Trick: Eat Within a 12-Hour Window

TweetIf you’re trying to lose weight, next time you have the urge to raid the fridge – think again. A study showed that an eating windows between 9-12 hours a day was more effective in controlling cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity … Continue reading

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VBLOC for Diabetes Weight Loss

TweetThe name of this device to trigger the brain of fullness is the VBLOC system. The VBLOC works by transmitting signals of fullness to the brain from the stomach through the Vagus nerve. The VBLOC system is made by EnteroMedics (NASDAQ: ETRM). … Continue reading

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BPA Bad News for Diabetes

TweetWe love our plastic and it’s found in almost everything we use in life. Studies have looked at the potential harm an additive in plastic called BPA can cause. BPA has been shown to cause a disruption in hormonal balance … Continue reading

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Recently diagnosed, challenged, or confused with Diabetes?

TweetDiabetes can be overwhelming. Your medical team guides you on the clinical treatment of diabetes but the emotional support is paramount to the success of diabetes management. Having lived with diabetes since 1985, I can offer support to condition your way of thinking … Continue reading

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Diabetes Can Impair the Response to Exercise

TweetAmerican Diabetes Association grant winner, Dr. Lauren Sparks, is an investigator at the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes. She tells me about her work to understand the mechanism of exercise in the body and how diabetes can affect … Continue reading

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Game-Changing New Bsal Insulin

TweetThe “holy grail” of basal insulin analogues would have vast duration, a gently rolling profile, and natural beauty in delivery. Peglispro is a novel basal insulin analog that may wear the crown. It is being studied for the treatment of Type … Continue reading

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Extend Nutrition

TweetThe popular low-glycemic lineup of Extend Nutrition includes: bars, shakes, Crisps, and Drizzles. This week I am joined by Jonathan Lindberg and Stephanie Deisner, Outreach Manager and Outreach Coordinator at Extend Nutrition. They speak on the key points about satisfying … Continue reading

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