Medical Complications

Your doctor just told you that you have diabetes. If you’re like most, it’s difficult to know how to react. On one hand, almost everyone has heard about diabetes and most of what we’ve heard is bad. Just the word diabetes can produce images of needles, blood and pain. On the other hand, it can be a relief to finally find out why you’ve been feeling so badly and to hear that there’s actually something you can do about it. Check all Complications

Teens and Children

There are already over 25 million Type 2 diabetes patients in America, and a high percentage of them are adults. But the recent studies have demonstrated a changing trend. Though Type 2 diabetes usually occurs in people over 40 years, an alarming number of new cases are being diagnosed in children and adolescents. More on Teens and Children

Diabetes Fitness Tips

Tips & facts about exercise and fitness of diabetes patient. These tips will help diabetes patients to ease back into exercise & find a workout plan that works for them. Check more Fitness. Exercise, or physical activity

Recipes & Food For Diabetes

Changes in eating habits are an essential part of the treatment for diabetes. The traditional diabetic diet recommended is one high in complex-carbohydrates, low in fat, and high in fiber. This diet reduces the need for insulin and also lowers fat levels in the blood. All of our diabetes-friendly recipes here...

Diabetes Symptoms and Types

There are 3 main types . Type one diabetes, occurs when the pancreas is unable to produce insulin and usually diagnosed in children & adolescents. Type 2 is the most commonly found form and affecting more then 85-90% of all people .The 3rd main type of diabetes is gestational diabetes. Know all types and symptoms about Diabetics.

 

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To help and find the cure for diabetes and until that goal is achieved, to provide the care needed to combat the detrimental and life-threatening complications of this terrible disease.
It is our ultimate goal to discover a cure for diabetes. We know that this is a long road but we are intent on maximizing the potential by funding the highest quality clinical and scientific research at the very best research institutions.

 

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Learning how to eat right is a good thing to do, whether you have been diagnosed with diabetes or consider yourself to be in good health. It just makes good sense to learn now how to eat properly, instead of waiting to be told that you have a major health problem which could have been avoided through the use of proper nutrition.

Diabetes food

As early as the 16th century B.C. medical authors expressed an interest in an affliction that produced terrible thirst, nearly continual urination, severe weight loss and ultimately, a prolonged and painful death. 1,200 years later the affliction was named diabetes.

 

History of Diabetes

The exercise prescription is designed to help you focus on the appropriate exercise necessary to help you reach your goals. These goals may include better glucose control, weight loss or walking a faster 10K for example. Your health care team can help you develop an exercise plan that individually suits your needs.

Your Exercise Prescription

 

Those at Risk (National Diabetes Fact Sheet):

Age: · People over 20 years of age: 8.2% of this group has diabetes; · People over 64 years of age: 18.4% have diabetes.

Sex: · Men: 8.2% of all men have diabetes; · Women: 8.2% of all women have diabetes.

Race/Ethnicity:
· Caucasians: 7.8% of non-Hispanic whites have diabetes;
· Blacks: 10.8% if non-Hispanic blacks have diabetes;
· Mexican Americans: 10.6% of all Mexican Americans have the disease;
· Other Hispanic/Latino-Americans: Hispanic/Latino Americans are twice as likely to have diabetes than non-Hispanic whites;
· American Indians and Alaskan Natives: 9% of this population has been diagnosed with diabetes;

International comparison

Diabetes is becoming more common in the United States. From 1980 through 2011, the number of Americans with diagnosed diabetes has more than tripled (from 5.6 million to 20.9 million).

Among adults aged 20-79 years, the estimated diabetes prevalence rate in Australia for 2010 was 5.7%. This was lower than the OECD average of 6.5%, which is shown in Figure

 

  • USA

    10%
  • Mexico

    12%
  • Australia

    6.5%
  • UK

    4%
  • Canda

    9%

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