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Diabetes and Weight Loss

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Study Says Best Drug Combo for Type 2 Kids Is Metformin and Rosiglitazone
May 24, 2012 | 
A university study has concluded that a combination of metformin and rosiglitazone (Avandia) is the best drug therapy for controlling blood sugar levels in type 2 children and adolescents. Metformin alone is the drug most often prescribed for young or recently diagnosed type 2 patients.
Swedes Lob Dynamite Into a Controversy: High-Fat Diet Improves Blood Sugars
May 20, 2012 | 
The slow backlash against low-fat, relatively high-carb diets as the ideal for everyone with type 2 diabetes has received a boost from a team of Swedish researchers at Linkoping University, about 100 miles southwest of Stockholm.
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The Stages of Fat Self-Acceptance: A Conversation With Carol Normadi
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My Quest for a Smaller Jean Size and A1C
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