type 2 diabetes

via BlackDoctor: Yes, exercising can improve anyone’s health, but it’s especially valuable for people with diabetes. Exercise can be crucial for people with diabetes if they are also overweight, especially those with type 2 diabetes, whose weight is a likely contributor to their disease. Delaine Wright, a certified diabetes educator, an exercise physiologist, and a […]

via healthfinder: Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems if it’s not controlled. One in 10 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 30 million people. And another 84 million adults in the United States […]

via BlackDoctor According to Google, broccoli was number four of the 10 most searched words in 2016. If you are like me, you’re probably wondering why? Could broccoli’s sudden rise to the top be attributed to its cancer-fighting compounds or rich vitamin content? I suspect the reason broccoli was trending may have more to do with the […]

  Three years ago, award-winning Christian actress Angela Bassett mourned the loss of her mom who had Type 2 diabetes and died of heart disease. In honor of the woman she calls “my sweetheart,” the “American Horror Story” star has joined the For Your SweetHeart™ campaign to urge people with diabetes to know their heart […]

Living with type 2 diabetes can be complicated. Balancing medications, diet, and exercise to control your blood sugar levels can be an ongoing challenge.  Over time, diabetes can affect how your kidneys and heart work and may lead to diabetic kidney disease (DKD). The purpose of the FIDELIO-DKD and FIGARO-DKD studies is to evaluate whether […]

For people with type 2 diabetes, a short walk after eating may help lower blood sugar levels more than exercising at other times of the day, a new study shows. A measurement of blood sugar called postprandial glycemia, which has been linked with heart disease risk, averaged 12 percent lower when study participants took a walk […]

The primary causes for the high rate of diabetes in the African-American community revolves around poor diet and lack of physical activity. With the proper treatment and care, diabetes can be prevented and/or controlled.

Legendary actor James Earl Jones is speaking out publicly for the first time about his decades-long battle with type 2 diabetes. Jones who’s known around the world for his unmistakable voice and iconic stage and screen roles was diagnosed with Diabetes at the height of his career in the mid-90’s. Now the 85-year-old acclaimed actor […]

According to a new study, shift workers may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes. The people particularly at risk? Men. Also at special…

Singer Angie Stone has Type 2 diabetes – but she has not let that stop her. She is a Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, producer, actress and mother. As a member of the cast of R&B Divas, she’s also topped the U.S. Billboard R&B and Dance charts. In addition to diabetes, Stone has dealt with side effects […]

  Ruben Studdard is off to a good start participating in this season of NBC’s “Biggest Loser.” However, in Tuesday night’s episode, the former “American Idol” winner was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. According to the show’s medical expert, Studdard’s insulin level, average blood sugar and instantaneous blood sugar levels were high across the board. […]

  There is nothing fun about facing diabetes, but fighting it, well, ABC’s The View co-host Sherri Shepherd, promises to make it a hoot! “Moms and dads, don’t donothing just because it’s scary,” she tweeted. “I wrote this book for you and I promise that I’ll make it fun!” Her new book, Plan D: How To Lose […]