COBBERS ON THE BRAIN A Connection from Type 2 Diabetes to Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimers disease is well known neurodegenerative disorder that affects many people all over the world. Popular media and modern science has made it clear that there is a clear connection between typ... Posted on 12/10/13 at 7:39 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH DAKOTA Are you at risk for Type 2 diabetes?
Tick tock. Tick tock. Every 17 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association.
A recent news story reports diabetes cases have reached a record 382 millio... Posted on 11/26/13 at 5:30 PM
COURAGE IN THE KITCHEN Aunt Hilda’s Bean Salad
Many years ago as we were on our way to visit Jerris mother and brothers in Kansas and Oklahoma, we accepted an invitation to stay the night at Uncle Clarence and Aunt Hildas home in Newton, Kansas. W... Posted on 2/17/13 at 5:39 PM
HEALTHBEAT Type 1 diabetes - dancing with a Tasmanian devil
What is it really like to live every single day with type 1 diabetes? This blog is being turned over today to one of my newsroom colleagues who can speak frankly about it: She and her husband have fir... Posted on 10/29/12 at 10:52 AM
Actor Tom Hanks has said that he has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the metabolic disease. Hanks, 57, told late night talk show host David Letterman on Monday that he had been battling high blood sugar for some time.
The White Earth Indian Reservation, covering more than 1,000 square miles, has two or three grocery stores. In Mahnomen County, 35 percent of the population has low access to a store, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But every Thursday during the summer, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., growers and canners gather underneath the market’s picnic-shelter awning to sell fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as items like low- or no-sugar jellies.
A new study has found that North Dakota's diabetes rate has nearly doubled since 1995. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that the rate in North Dakota jumped 91.7 percent by 2010.
The National Diabetes Prevention Program uses proven methods to help participants make lifestyle changes that encourage weight loss through healthy eating and physical activity. The vast majority of people living with “prediabetes” don’t know they have it, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The public is invited esentation by diabetes physician-specialists James Brosseau of Altru Health System and Stephen Smith of Mayo Clinic on April 10. The free event, which will be held 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Alerus Center, will provide general information and tips on healthy lifestyle choices for diabetes control from the doctors, a diabetes educator and a dietician.
Eating red meat - any amount and any type - appears to significantly increase the risk of premature death, according to a long-range study that examined the eating habits and health of more than 110,000 adults for more than 20 years.
The worldwide diabetes epidemic is taking a huge toll in Minnesota. One-third of all adults in the state either have diabetes or are pre-diabetic, with blood glucose levels that are higher than normal.
VIDEO: Watch at bottom of article Paula Deen, whose frequently champions high-fat, high-caloric recipes, has become a paid spokeswoman for drug maker Novo Nordisk. She says she was diagnosed three years ago, but kept quiet about her condition until she had advice to offer the public.
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