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2011-07-06 08:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published June 29 in Diabetes Care suggests that nuts, such as pistachios, are a healthy food choice for people with type 2 diabetes. Researchers from the University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital found that people with type 2 diabetes, who ate about two ounces of tree nuts in place of carbohydrates, improved their long-term blood sugar control and lowered their cholesterol levels. "There are two important factors in caring for...

2009-03-24 09:40:50

The amount of calcium your body absorbs might depend, in part, on the amount of dietary fiber you consume.Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report that patients with noninsulin-dependent diabetes (type 2) excreted less calcium through their urine when they consumed 50 grams of fiber a day than when they ate 24 grams a day. Excreting less calcium indicates that they absorbed less of the mineral."We already know that fiber helps improve your cholesterol and glucose control and...

2009-01-01 21:27:06

Income uncertainty should not lead diabetics to wonder if they can afford diet and fitness, a U.S. educator says. Sue McLaughlin of the American Diabetes Association says it is easy to think, Why bother making New Year's resolutions, in this current economy. The common misconception is that New Year's resolutions to improve health and wellness require a financial investment, such as a gym membership or a new meal plan, McLaughlin says in a statement. But simple -- and inexpensive -- lifestyle...

2008-11-12 18:00:21

New research demonstrates that lowering post-meal blood sugar spikes after meals is critical to avoiding serious health complications for people concerned about managing their blood sugar, especially those diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. As a result, medical experts are reconsidering when and how they advise Type 2 diabetes patients to test their blood sugar in order to best monitor the dangerous blood sugar spike zone that typically occurs 30 to 45 minutes after meals. According to recent...

2008-11-06 15:00:28

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, observed annually in November, Xlear, Inc. is promoting the benefits of XyloSweet as a healthy alternative to sugar for people with diabetes or who are at risk for diabetes. American Diabetes Month draws attention to the fact that 23.6 million Americans have diabetes, and one-quarter of them (or 5.9 million people) have yet to be diagnosed. One way for people to enjoy sweet foods without the negative impacts of sugar is to use a sweetener such as...

2008-10-13 09:00:09

By James Thalman Deseret News Nutrition scientists aren't ready to recommend coffee as a dietary supplement, but they say something in it is definitely beneficial to controlling the course and perhaps the onset of type 2 diabetes -- a mostly diet-based, self-induced metabolism disorder linked to dozens of serious illnesses. Type 2 diabetes is a largely preventable condition that has reached epidemic proportions in the United States as people have become more sedentary and obesity-prone....

2008-09-25 15:00:00

By Rory McClannahan Mountain View Telegraph When most people think of diabetes, they think of a dramatic change in diet. But that's not necessarily the case. A diagnosis of diabetes usually means a person needs to be more aware of their diet. "No food is off-limits, you just have to limit what you eat and the way it's prepared," says Ruth Baldwin, a teacher for the Creative Kitchen cooking class. Kitchen Creations is sponsored by the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension...

2008-09-17 16:50:00

By Susan Lee spoke WHEN Helen Jones walks down the aisle next year she's aiming to feel a million dollars. Not simply because it will be one of the happiest days of her life - although it will - but she is hoping she will have dropped stones in weight and gained better health. Helen, a 42-year-oldmumof two from Kirkby, is supporting the Lose a Million Pounds challenge and Look will be monitoring her progress every step of the way. "I feel like I've been on a diet all my life but my...

2008-09-14 03:00:10

By Schatz, Sharon R Diabetes is present in the majority of patients who dialyze. If comprehensive care is to be delivered, the enormity of diabetes and its non-renal complications need to be appreciated. These influences on the treatment process, medical nutrition therapy, and glycemic control all interact with one another to determine dialysis adequacy, nutritional status, and degree of glycemic control. By gaining a further understanding of these dynamics, care management strategies can...

2008-08-26 00:00:14

By Judy Grigoraci I'VE been asked countless times "How did you lose your weight?" I had lost 60 pounds over the winter of 2005 and into the spring of 2006, and many were naturally curious. My response was always the truth - diet and exercise, the same thing everyone is told and most follow, at least for a spell. What was lacking in the response was my motivation. My weight reduction was not from illness. I felt fine and was one of those who "didn't know I had diabetes" until the blood...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.