Here's a look at diabetes, a disease that affects millions of people around the world.
Diabetes is a leading cause of health problems, including heart disease, kidney failure, high blood pressure, stroke, blindness, and neuropathy. Family history is a significant factor - and that you can’t change - however, you can make lifestyle changes that may reduce your chances of developing diabetes.
By exercising and eating healthier you may delay the onset of diabetes or avoid it altogether. Each month we will focus on how diabetes can affect the body and offer information to help the public Defeat Diabetes. It affects all of us, in fact, 30 million Americans have diabetes, and many don't even know it.
Louisiana ranks either #1 or #2 in diabetics in the country. Our diet and lack of exercise contribute.
Let's Defeat Diabetes together!
The numbers are staggering. 30 million Americans have diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes—a number that only gets more dire when you consider its associated healthcare price tag of $327 billion.
SHREVEPORT, La - The numbers are staggering. 30-million Americans have diabetes and another 84-million have prediabetes. Those numbers only get more dire when you consider its associated healthcare price tag of $327 billion.
Abstaining from food for 16 to 18 hours a day could be key to treating a variety of health conditions -- even if you've got to train yourself to push past the hunger.
Nearly a quarter of young adults and a fifth of adolescents in the United States have prediabetes, according to a recent study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
SHREVEPORT, La - Diabetes is a leading cause of health problems, including heart disease, kidney failure, high blood pressure, stroke, blindness, and neuropathy.
(CNN) - The Federal Aviation Administration is set to allow pilots with insulin-treated diabetes to apply to fly commercial airliners, according to a Department of Transportation official who spoke with CNN.