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Insulin Resistance: the Plague of Modern Society!

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008 Posted in Information | No Comments »

Insulin resistance affects tens of millions in the United States. While insulin resistance can run in families, it is most influenced by lack of activity and the consumption of too much unrefined sugar. Both lead to an overweight condition, which ...

Is There A Connection Between Diabetes and Hair Loss?

Monday, March 31st, 2008 Posted in Information | No Comments »

If you have diabetes and you start losing your hair, you may be experiencing diabetes related hair loss. Although the connection was long thought to have already been established, the link between diabetes and hair loss needs to be further ...

Medical Alert Jewelry: A Life Saving Fashion Statement

Sunday, November 25th, 2007 Posted in Information, News & Articles | No Comments »

No one really wants to be labeled as "different". And certainly, no one wants to create that label and apply it to him or herself. But many medical conditions require some form of identification indicating that such a condition exists and ...

What is the Difference Between Juvenile and Adult-Onset Diabetes, and What Can We Do about It?

Sunday, November 25th, 2007 Posted in Information, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

It used to be clear that Juvenile, or Type-I diabetes, occurred only with children, and Type-II ("Adult Onset") diabetes occurred solely among adults. While Type-I diabetes remains a problem of the young, and has a different etiology than Type-II ...

Nutrition Standards for Juvenile Diabetics

Saturday, July 28th, 2007 Posted in Information, News & Articles | No Comments »

The nutritional recommendations for juveniles with diabetes are much the same as the general population in this country. Children with diabetes need to eat a well balanced and healthy diet in order to keep their blood sugar levels in ...

Fat Build Up Increases Risk Of Insulin Resistance For Texans

Thursday, January 18th, 2007 Posted in Foods & Eating, Information | No Comments »

As a young individual who lives in Dallas, Houston, Austin or other locations in Texas, you try to stay in shape. But maybe you're still carrying a few extra pounds. Medical professionals have already linked your spare tire to the ...

New Treatment for Diabetes

Friday, December 22nd, 2006 Posted in Information | No Comments »

While new treatments for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are being developed all the time, none of these have withstood the ultimate test - of time. Treatments offered for diabetes are dependent on a number of factors: The type ...

Diabetes – A Disease Of The Modern Age

Monday, November 6th, 2006 Posted in Information, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

There are two major variations of the disease – Type 1 and Type 2, and they are completely different in root cause. There also exists a type of the disease known as gestational diabetes that is only suffered by pregnant ...

Pre-Diabetes – The Calm Before the Storm

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005 Posted in Information, News & Articles | No Comments »

Remember when the medical world identified pre-hypertension to better monitor your blood pressure? The new buzz: Pre-Diabetes concerns a similar condition pinpointing people who are at severe risk for getting diabetes. Because diabetes silently invades your body, early detection and ...

Health, Medicine and Glyconutrition: The Future Isn't What it Used to Be

Monday, January 10th, 2005 Posted in Information, News & Articles | No Comments »

This is what they call "Hope?" We've all gotten used to the idea that certain maladies will be around for a while... like until the Second Coming. Maladies such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and many more are ...