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Properly Fitting Shoes Key to Exercise, Stopping Pre-Diabetes

One in three Americans are starting to feel the symptoms of diabetes even if they haven’t been diagnosed. Exercise and healthy eating would help and having properly fitting workout shoes is key.

11/05/2014

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New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases Increasing

Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.

06/25/2014

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Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.

06/04/2014

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Study: Drinking Coffee Can Help Prevent Eye Disease

A daily cup of coffee can help prevent deteriorating eyesight and possible blindness from retinal degeneration due to glaucoma, aging, and diabetes.

05/05/2014

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Study: Eating Grilled And Broiled Meat Linked To Alzheimer’s

Agents found in cooked and heated meats can reduce certain proteins that protect against Alzheimer’s and diabetes.

02/26/2014

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Study: Firstborn Males At Greater Health Risk

First born men weighed 15 pounds more than their second-born counterparts.

02/07/2014

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Study: Sugary Drink Consumption Could Cause 22 Percent Rise In Diabetes Risk

A new study published Wednesday indicates that drinking one sugary beverage per day could increase a person’s risk of eventually having diabetes by as much as 22 percent.

04/25/2013

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Study: First-Born Children At Greater Risk Of Developing Diabetes

Researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand have learned that first-born children are at greater risk of developing diabetes.

02/13/2013

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Pediatricians Group Issues First-Ever Guidelines For Diabetic Kids

ATLANTA (WAOK) – – For the first time ever, the American Academy of Pediatrics is coming out with specific guidelines for the treatment of children with Type 2 diabetes. They cover kids between ten and […]

WAOK-AM–01/29/2013

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Diabetes Cases On The Rise In The South

ATLANTA (WAOK) –   A new study shows a rapid rise in the number of diabetes cases in the U.S., especially in the South and in Appalachian states. The study released by the U.S. Centers for […]

WAOK-AM–11/15/2012

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