Articles by Elizabeth Klein, MPhil

High Fat Dairy May Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

October 13, 2014

For many years, health experts have said that skim and low-fat dairy products–like milk, cheese and yogurt–are better for you than the full-fat versions. Some nutrition researchers believe that this is especially true for people who are overweight, obese, or at risk for type 2 diabetes. [...]

The CDiabetes News Brief: October 6 to 12, 2014

October 6, 2014

  Exercise and healthy eating lowers gestational diabetes risk Pregnancy has all sorts of different effects on your body and puts you at risk for gestational diabetes. This temporary diabetes usually disappears after the birth, but raises your chances of getting another form of the [...]

The CDiabetes News Brief: September 29 to October 5, 2014

September 30, 2014

  Diabetes complication raises your risk of falling If you’re over 50, it’s important for you to make sure that you stay safe and healthy. Lots people over this age seriously hurt themselves when they fall, especially on stairs, and the problem is worse if they have diabetes. New research [...]

The CDiabetes News Brief: September 22 to 28, 2014

September 22, 2014

The Longer You Have Diabetes, The More Likely You Are To Have Heart Problems You may know that people with diabetes face higher risks of many different complications, including heart and blood vessel problems. A new study from the University of Sydney in Australia has found that your risk for these [...]

The CDiabetes News Brief: September 15 to 21, 2014

September 16, 2014

  Prediabetes raises risk of certain cancers Having diabetes can lead to a lot of different problems, including cancer. Even people who have high blood glucose levels but don’t yet have diabetes still have a higher chance of getting cancer. A new study showed that people with prediabetes had [...]

Diabetes and Inflammation

September 14, 2014

If you or someone you know has diabetes, you have probably been told that high blood glucose levels can cause many different complications. These include blood vessel damage, heart disease and stroke. Healthcare providers tell people with diabetes to keep their glucose levels as healthy as possible to prevent complications. But good blood glucose control is not always enough to keep people with diabetes healthy. Thanks to new research, we may now know why this is. [...]

A Healthy Meal Plan CAN Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

September 5, 2014

As more and more people are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, researchers have been looking hard for meal plans that can help prevent it. Though you have many plans to choose from, researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard School of Public Health believe they have found the best ones for preventing diabetes and controlling blood glucose levels. Their review of recent clinical trials and observational studies was published in Lancet. [...]

Cheese Could Lower Your Risk Of Diabetes

August 11, 2014

Cheese could lower your risk of diabetes You might already know that there many different kinds of fat, and that some are better for you then others. Some healthcare providers now say that even fats they used to think were unhealthy might actually be good for you. Saturated fat found in dairy [...]

Weight Loss, Diabetes and New Drugs

July 1, 2014

To lose more weight, start exercising before you change your meal plan You probably already know that both physical activity and healthy eating habits are important if you want to lose weight and control your diabetes. But a new study shows that when you begin healthy lifestyle changes can be [...]

Diabetes, Weight Loss, Sleep Apnea and Lifestyle Changes

June 9, 2014

Low-Calorie Diets May Be Unhealthy If you’re trying to lose weight, you may have thought about lowering your calorie intake and increasing your physical activity level. However, a recent study presented at the European Congress on Obesity has shown that eating too few calories can cause you to [...]

Diabetes, Depression And Risk Of Early Death

June 1, 2014

Depression may increase risk of early death for people with diabetes Recent research shows that depression might have a serious negative impact on older people with diabetes. A 7-year study from the University of California looked at more than 3,000 people over the age of 65 who had diabetes. It [...]

Diabetes Prevention and Risk Factors in the News

May 23, 2014

Could You Prevent Diabetes With Just 2 Minutes Of Exercise? You have probably been told that moderate physical activity, 5 days a week, is very important in helping you lose weight and maintain your blood glucose level. If you have a hard time reaching this goal, a new study published in the [...]
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