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Recipe of the Week: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

From Everyday Health Ingredients 2 cup(s) oats, rolled, not quick-cooking 1/2 cup(s) flour, whole-wheat pastry* 1/2 cup(s) flour, all-purpose 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup(s) tahini (sesame seed paste)** 4 tablespoon butter, unsalted cold, cut into pieces 2/3 cup(s) sugar, granulated 2/3 cup(s) sugar, brown, light packed 1 large egg(s) 1… Read more »

Most common health concerns for those with Type 2 Diabetes

From Everyday Health, Written by Dr. Sanjay Gupta Type 2 diabetes can lead to serious health complications, and older people with the disease are especially vulnerable. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimates roughly 27 percent of people 65 years of age and older have diabetes, and studies have shown that the highest rates of diabetes-related heart… Read more »

8 Facts About Diabetes That Can Save Your Life

From AARP, by Peter Jaret, AARP Bulletin, October 2014  Actress S. Epatha Merkerson still remembers the moment a doctor took her aside and said he needed to talk to her. Merkerson, best known as Lt. Anita Van Buren on Law & Order, had volunteered at a health event in Washington and, with cameras rolling, had agreed to be tested… Read more »

Stop the Progression of Diabetes

From Everyday Health, By Madeline Vann, MPH | Medically reviewed by Cynthia Haines, MD Nearly 24 million American adults are living with diabetes, according to figures released last month by the International Diabetes Federation. But what may be even more alarming is that there are also about 79 million Americans with a condition known as prediabetes — and many… Read more »

10 Tips for Staying Healthy With Type 2 Diabetes

Source from Everyday Health, By Marijke Vroomen-Durning, RN | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH If you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, these simple strategies can help you avoid complications and enjoy life. Every day, about 5000 people are newly diagnosed with diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. And for most of them, getting… Read more »

Foods That Fight Prediabetes and Diabetes

Source from the SouthBeachDiet.com There are many ways to help prevent the onset of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes — and making healthy lifestyle changes, including losing weight and getting regular exercise, is a great place to start. In fact, weight loss and other healthy habits have been found to be more effective than medications for… Read more »

Can Cinnamon Treat Diabetes?

From Everyday Health, By Diana Rodriguez, Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH There are medications available to help manage type 2 diabetes and lower blood sugar levels. A diabetes-friendly diet and regular exercise can also help to keep type 2 diabetes under control. But some researchers suspect that there could be a more natural source of blood sugar… Read more »

6 Ways to Prevent Diabetes and Improve Health

Source from AARP Reduce Diabetes Risk  The number of Americans with diabetes has skyrocketed over the last decade, with 29 million now suffering from the blood sugar disorder. Another 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes, meaning their blood sugar levels are higher than normal. If you’re at risk, these small changes to your diet and lifestyle… Read more »

Open Your Eyes to the Risks of Diabetes

Source from Blue Health Solutions Newsletter, from Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania Insurance Yearly eye exams can prevent or delay one of the most devastating complications of diabetes: blindness. But all too often, people with diabetes put off visiting their eye doctor. As a result, they never see vision problems coming. The good news? Proper eye… Read more »

What To Eat If You Have Diabetes

A healthy diabetes diet may not be as restrictive as you think. Here’s what you need to know about choosing the best foods at home and when eating out. Source from Everyday Health, Written By Beth W. Orenstein, Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Your doctor tells you that you have type 2 diabetes and a million… Read more »