Diabetes: Here’s Why You Should Get Tested NOW

Diabetes: Here’s Why You Should Get Tested NOW

Diabetes is one of the most prevalent and debilitating chronic disease of modern society. One in Three (!) Americans has either diabetes or pre-diabetes. Tens of millions of Americans are prediabetic or in early stages of type 2 diabetes and … Continue reading

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In Less than 10 years, Either You or Your Spouse Will have Diabetes

In Less than 10 years, Either You or Your Spouse Will have Diabetes

…or have prediabetes. This, according to a study by health insurer United Health, and as reported by Reuters. Some additional stark figures: By 2020, 50% of Americans will be afflicted by diabetes. The cost to America will be $3.35 TRILLION … Continue reading

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New: Calorie Labels on Snack Vending Machines

New: Calorie Labels on Snack Vending Machines

Over the weekend Congress (barely) passed the Affordable Health Care for America Act, or H.R. 3962. And while much media attention went to the abortion clauses that were put in / taken out, there were also several food and nutrition … Continue reading

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Obesity Medical Bills Cost an Extra $1,400 per Person per Year

Obesity Medical Bills Cost an Extra $1,400 per Person per Year

Worrying numbers from a government conference in Washington DC this week: Obese Americans — those who are 30 or more pounds over a healthy weight — cost the country an estimated $147 billion in weight-related medical bills in 2008, double … Continue reading

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