There is mounting evidence that Type 2 diabetes may be associated with cognitive decline in older adults. A new study in the July 8 online issue of Neurology found that people with Type 2 diabetes had worse regulation of blood flow to the brain over a two-year period when compared to those without the disease.… Read More Does Diabetes Increase Risk of Cognitive Decline?
Are you planning to reduce or eliminate fast food from your diet this year? You probably should. Despite the epidemic of obesity in the U.S., there’s been little change in portion sizes and meal formulation between 1996 and 2013. An analysis of calorie, sodium, saturated fat and trans fat content of popular menu items served… Read More Fast Food Still Too High in Salt, Fat and Calories
For patients with type 2 diabetes – especially those over age 50 – the negative impact of side effects like weight gain and burdens like frequent insulin shots trumps the benefits of drugs, says a new study by the University of Michigan Health System, the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and University College London. The… Read More Drug Risks Outweigh Benefits for Some Type 2 Diabetes Patients
The incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is growing at an alarming rate among young people in the U.S.… Read More Diabetes on the rise among young people
Americans may be behind in math, and science, and our economy is in the tank – but there is something we can claim to be ahead in. Obesity rates. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently issued a new report that showed an increase in obesity rates over the past year in 16 states, and none… Read More Super Size Me