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Expert says chemical pollutants to blame for rise in obesity and diabetes   Expert says chemical pollutants to blame for rise in obesity and diabetes
Date: 2012-06-27 15:27:35
Obesity and diabetes rates are increasing rapidly, and one expert thinks that high levels of exposure to certain industrial chemicals may play a role in this process. Limiting exposure to these compounds may improve blood tests results for measures of metabolic syndrome.... Full Story

Poor blood sugar management leads to complications for diabetics   Poor blood sugar management leads to complications for diabetics
Date: 2012-06-21 15:27:21
Regular blood testing is an important part of diabetics' efforts to manage their condition. Maintaining healthy glucose levels is critical to avoiding many of the complications that often accompany the metabolic condition.... Full Story

Compound in peaches may support metabolic health   Compound in peaches may support metabolic health
Date: 2012-06-20 14:55:52
Individuals who have received blood tests indicating they have high glucose levels putting them at risk for developing diabetes may want to eat more peaches or other stone fruits. New research indicates that these fruits have high levels of compounds that have been shown to support metabolic health.... Full Story

Phone calls can help diabetics develop healthy lifestyle habits   Phone calls can help diabetics develop healthy lifestyle habits
Date: 2012-06-19 15:38:04
When medical professionals provide phone calls to diabetics to offer lifestyle counseling, it leads to much better disease management and improved blood test scores, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health.... Full Story

Tight blood sugar control linked to decreased risk of neuropathy   Tight blood sugar control linked to decreased risk of neuropathy
Date: 2012-06-15 14:55:14
Diabetics who aggressively control their glucose levels through regular blood testing and medications as needed may be significantly less likely to develop neuropathy than those with poor blood sugar control, according to a new study published in the Cochrane Review.... Full Story

Diabetics need ongoing support following diagnosis, study finds  Diabetics need ongoing support following diagnosis, study finds
Date: 2012-06-14 15:32:50
In order to deal with the constant rigors of blood testing and other aspects of disease management, diabetics require several informational sessions with their primary care physician following their diagnosis, according to a new study.... Full Story

Omega-3 supplements lower diabetics' cholesterol levels   Omega-3 supplements lower diabetics' cholesterol levels
Date: 2012-06-14 15:31:26
Taking a special omega-3 supplement in conjunction with statin medications may help individuals with type 2 diabetes significantly improve their cholesterol test scores, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association.... Full Story

New product helps diabetics improve blood sugar control   New product helps diabetics improve blood sugar control
Date: 2012-06-12 15:40:35
A team of researchers has shown that diabetics can improve blood test scores by utilizing a specially formulated meal replacement product. The findings suggest that it may be possible for individuals to normalize their blood sugar levels without losing any weight.... Full Story

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