Short Walks Following Meals Benefit Glucose Control

A laboratory study of 10 inactive adults (mean age, 69) with elevated fasting blood glucose levels experienced better 3-hour post-meal glucose levels when they walked for 15 minutes after each meal. This was compared to a single daily 45 minute walk either in the morning or the afternoon. The shorter and longer walks each improved…

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Low Glycemic Index Breakfasts Reduces Food Intake in Preadolescent Children

Preadolescents children eating whole grain low glycemic cereals for breakfast had delayed return of hunger after breakfast and consume less food at lunch. PositiveTip:  Make breakfast and whole grain foods a regular part of your eating habits.

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Will You Become Diabetic?

Blood tests are useful to tell what is going on in your body. Some blood tests can look back and tell your doctor how your have been doing in your past. For example, a hemoglobin A1-C test can tell your doctor what your average blood sugar has been over the past four months. According to a…

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Watching TV Will Make You Diabetic

Watching TV will Make You Diabetic Watching TV is bad for your health. Watching TV will make you diabetic. Here is the story. The TV viewing habits of more than 50,000 women from 11 states were recently analyzed as part of the Nurses’ Health Study.During six years of observation, 1515 of these formerly healthy women developed…

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