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Now That You Have Diabetes – Part 2 What in the world are they talking about?!

Language.  It can a blessing and a curse!  This is especially true regarding our health.  We receive pamphlets, forms, brochures, cards etc., about our health conditions or risks in terminology that is usually way over our heads.  Diabetes is no stranger to this problem.  Perhaps you have heard terms like LADA Diabetes, Gestastional, or Diabetes...   #Diabetes #Diabetes Education #Educate

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Now That You Have Diabetes…

Now that you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, what’s next?  This is often a defining moment in about 90 million people’s lives throughout America.  The doctor lets you know the you are pre-diabetic and diabetic, briefly summarizes the risks and makes recommendations for medication and suggests that you slow down on the sodas and starbucks’ coffee....   #Diabetes #Diabetes Education #Educate #Recent Posts

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Convincing Doctors of the Power of Lifestyle Medicine

Dr. Michael Greger, MD, presents a strategy from a Yale professor of how to go past the emotionless data in order to grasp the attention of an audience of physicians.  If we simply take a moment to close our eyes and imagine the face of someone we know who is suffering or suffered from cancer,...   #Cancer #Diabetes #Diseases #Educate #Heart Disease #Recent Posts

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Men, Fruit, and Type 2 Diabetes

Meat consumption is associated with manliness, vigor and virility, while fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with tree-hugging dainties. While these fanciful stereotypes and notions that are not based on reality abound, more and more meat-eating men are losing their sense of manliness to the likes of Type 2 diabetes. A recent study reported in...   #Diabetes #Nutrition

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