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Archive for April, 2006

Know the Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

Friday, April 28th, 2006 Posted in Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

Carrying too many additional pounds is a top risk factor for type 2 diabetes. The Body Mass Index (BMI) is the accepted measure for ascertaining body weight in relation to the general health for most individuals (pregnant women, athletes, body ...

America is Suffering from an Obesity Epidemic

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006 Posted in Foods & Eating | No Comments »

66 million Americans are clinically obese. That means that they have more than 30% fat by body weight, when a 'normal' body should have less than 25%. Obesity has reached epidemic proportions over the past twenty years. Obesity used to be ...

Be Informed About Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms

Monday, April 17th, 2006 Posted in Type 1 Diabetes | No Comments »

Type 1 diabetes symptoms may not seem worth worrying about at first. They can also come on suddenly and very severely. They usually appear and advance quickly over a period of a few weeks or months, and as a result ...