Archives for prediabetes

55 to 70 Year Old Women and Men With Prediabetes Get Stronger Bones With Football Training

Engaging in a friendly game of football at the age of 60 or 70 years old would be unthinkable to most. But when a group of seniors, ages 55 to 70, underwent 16 weeks of football training – combined with a healthy diet, they reportedly experienced a noticeable increase in heart and bone health. In a study conducted by researchers at the University of Denmark and the University of Faroe Islands, “untrained middle-aged and elderly people with prediabetes” showed results of increased protein hormone and bone serum levels by 23 percent in the femoral neck and 52 percent in the
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Dr. Oz Gets Tough on Diabetes

As many as 26 million Americans have diabetes and shockingly, as many as 79 million adults have pre-diabetes. Type 2, which is the most common form, is preventable. Therefore, the decisions that we as Americans make every time we sit down to eat can either accelerate our chances to develop type 2 diabetes or prevent it. According to the American Diabetes Association, “in type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin. Insulin is necessary for the body to be able to use glucose for energy. When you eat food, the body
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