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New studies suggest that Obese people with Diabetes could live longer than thin people with Diabetes. What are your thoughts? For more info, check out http://twitter.com/DiabeticFriends

Studies suggest that curry and ginger can reduce glucose levels.

A new study shows that Diabetes is also linked to Dimentia.  It’s amazing how many things Diabetes is related to.  In 1 study, researchers found that elderly people with type 2 diabetes experience two and a half times the amount of the natural brain shrinkage that comes with age than their non-diabetic peers, possibly due to changing blood-sugar levels.  Most of the loss was in the frontal lob, where higher mental functions occur.

A new study suggests a strong coorelation between Diabetes and Depression. Check it out here!

Some new studies suggest that daily intake of 2 cups of coffee a day can reduce your blood sugar.  As always, speak to your doctor if you have any concerns.

A new study shows that a breakfast high in protein and higher in carbs (about 60 grams of carbs) can keep you fuller for longer and reduce your carb and calorie count for the rest of the day!

A new study shows that a breakfast high in protein and higher in carbs (about 60 grams of carbs) can keep you fuller for longer and reduce your carb and calorie count for the rest of the day!

Did you know chocolate is actually a fruit grown from a tree?  1 ounce of dark chocolate has the same amount of antioxidants as a cup of bluberries or a glass of red wine!

Always Remember…. We are not diabetics, we are PEOPLE living with Diabetes.

Someone is diagnosed with Diabetes every 17 seconds!  Create awareness today!

Almost 80,000,000 American’s have pre-Diabetes.  We need to get this under control and take action before it’s too late!  Take the risk test today and see your doctor if you experience any symptoms (dry mouth, excessive urination, trouble sleeping, neuropathy, blurry vision, etc).

 

Studies over the last 10+ years have shown that dark chocolate in moderation can have heart healthy affects.  A new study now shows it can also help maintain blood glucose control  Just remember, it’s dark chocolate, the higher the cocao percentage the better.  And as always, moderation!  Try to stick to no more than an ounce a day.

 

 

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