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New study prompts questions about diabetes and obesity within Black churches

Diabetes and obesity rates could possibly have a correlation with church-going among African Americans a new study suggests. The findings of the Duke University study released last month in the Journal of Religion and Health highlight two main conclusions: Black Americans who are Baptist are more likely to have diabetes than those who are Catholic… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Follow these three nutrition tips to get the most out of your workouts

If you are living with Type 2 diabetes, exercise is a vital component of your daily treatment regimen. Type 2 diabetes is caused by having having too much glucose in the blood. Maintaining an active lifestyle reduces the amount of glucose in the blood, improving blood sugar control and the body’s ability to absorb insulin.… Read More »

Diabetes: Best diets for weight loss

For people with diabetes, reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is essential. A healthy weight helps manage blood sugar levels and reduce the chances of additional complications, such as a stroke or heart attack. People with diabetes who want to lose weight must do so safely. Trying to lose weight too fast or being too… Read More »