Eliminate Your Type II Diabetes Risk, Add Years To Your Life - Edition 2015b

Recent Diabetes and Obesity News that You Can Use


Over 200 Recent Findings on Diabetes are Summarized at this Facebook Site and Updated at Least Twice a Week




Fast Eaters Are Twice As Likely To Develop Type 2 Diabetes

People who wolf down their food are two times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who chew their food slowly, a recent study has revealed.


Phthalates Found In Cosmetics, Make-Up And Perfume 'Increase Diabetes Risk'

The blood test results revealed that those with higher levels of phthalates in their blood were twice as likely to develop diabetes than those with lower levels of the plastic chemical in their blood.



Nuts Reduce Risk of Diabetes in Women

In this cohort of more than 86,000 women followed over 16 years, those who consumed an ounce of nuts at least five times weekly had a risk of developing type 2 DM that was 27% lower than those who rarely or never consumed nuts.



Skipping Breakfast Elevates Type 2 Diabetes Risk for Men

Those who regularly skipped breakfast had a 21 percent higher risk of developing diabetes than those who did not.



Weight Depends On When You Eat As Much As What You Eat, Claims Research

Weight may depend as much on when you eat as what, research suggests. Late night snacking can increase weight and diabetes risk rapidly.



Study Finds 62% Reduced Diabetes Risk In Those With High Vitamin C Levels

Those in the top 20% for vitamin C still showed an impressive 62% reduction in risk.



New Study Is Wake-up Call for Diet Soda Drinkers

Researchers at the center followed 474 diet soda drinkers, 65 to 74 years of age, for almost 10 years. They found that diet soda drinkers' waists grew 70 percent more than non-drinkers



Swapping Meat for Nuts to Lower Diabetes Risk

Eating just 50 grams a day of processed meat — one hot dog or sausage, for example, or a little more than two strips of bacon — increased the risk of type 2 diabetes by 51 percent.


Low vitamin D levels Linked to Diabetes Risk

After following more than 5,000 people for 5 years, the researchers found those with lower than average vitamin D levels had a 57 percent increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to people with levels in the recommended range.



The Global Diabetes Tsunami...

In developing countries, the looming costs in human lives, healthcare expenditure and lost productivity threatens to undo recent economic gains



Salk Study: Eating for Eight Hours Reduces Obesity and Diabetes Risk

If you condense the total time you eat each day to only eight hours -- say 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. -- you can prevent weight gain and reduce diabetes risk, without changing your total calorie consumption.