AskNadia: Why Your Diabetes Will Not Be Cured or Reversed

Dear Nadia, I have had Type 2 diabetes for five years. My doctor says if I lose 22 pounds, my diabetes may disappear. What do you think? Roland Dear Roland, Once you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, it will not disappear if you lose weight. Some marketing people use the term reverse and cure diabetes while advocating juicing, eating a raw food diet or

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Future Weight Loss Apps May Be More Effective

While some people find success on current weight loss apps, few are scientifically proven to be beneficial. Very few have gone through any scientific testing, and those that have been tested performed poorly without the support of a health coach or dietician. However, next generation weight loss apps are expected to be more promising. Future weight loss apps are expected to be more successful because

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Diabetes Health Type 2: 415-pound Type 2 Diabetic Sheds Weight To Become Fitness Coach

415-pound Type 2 Diabetic Sheds Weight To Become Fitness Coach Matt Toohey had always been on the heavy side, even as a college baseball player. When injuries ended his career after just one season at Herkimer County Community College in New York, he quit working out and buried his frustrations in food. His weight ballooned to 415 pounds. Sitting on the couch one day, Toohey

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Connection between Ketogenic Diet and Weight Loss Unclear

The ketogenic diet is one of the latest “trendy” weight loss plans, and it involves eating foods that are low in carbohydrates and high in fat. The goal is to force the body into a state of ketosis, or fat burning. Emerging research has shown the diet to have some benefit in helping patients with type 2 diabetes to control their glucose levels. While weight

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Diabetes Health in the News: Stress Cancels Out Healthy Fat Benefits

A new study shows that when you consume high fat and high-calorie diets while stressed, your body will burn fewer calories. Stress changes the way that the body processes food, and the same result can occur with healthy fats. A team of researchers from Ohio State University found that when women ate breakfast high in calories and healthy fats after a stressful event, their bodies

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Diabetes Health Round Up

With so much going on,  you may have missed the latest in diabetes news this week. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with the Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup to share the latest news, podcasts and stories from this week. Enjoy! AskNadia: Should I get A Therapy Dog Because My Great Niece’s Fluctuating Blood Sugars? Diabetes Health Type 2: Is High Blood Sugar a Legitimate

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Public Weight Loss Programs May Not Be Effective

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/May-16_-2016_-1_56_57-AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadAccording to UK researchers, most public weight loss programs will not be effective at fighting obesity. This is because programs like Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign require high levels of individual resources. However, researchers believe that interventions that limit personal choices instead of relying on self-motivation could have better results. This could include regulating the ways that stores sell

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Chickpeas & Beans Aid Weight Loss

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Apr-20_-2016_-10_36_18-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadA group of foods known as “pulses” may be beneficial in weight loss efforts. These foods include chickpeas, beans, lentils, and peas, and they are thought to help dieters shed unwanted pounds by making them feel fuller. This finding came after conducting trials with about 940 adults. When the participants began eating one serving of “pulses” each day, they

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