Diabetes Management

Growing Health Concern - Diabetes in America

One of the biggest health concerns among men in the United States is diabetes. About 26 million Americans have Type 2 diabetes. Contrary to Type 1 diabetes, your body can make insulin, but has trouble either using the insulin or the pancreas cannot produce the adequate amount of insulin a person’s body needs. Men, researchers say, are far more susceptible to developing Type 2 diabetes than women.

 

Today's Generation of Teens at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Lifestyle is one of the main building blocks for health.  What you do today can affect your health for years to come.  For that reason a recent report from the CDC is stirring up quite a bit of concern pertaining to teens’ health.  According to the CDC, the number of teens 12 – 19 years old who are diabetic or pre-diabetic has jumped from 9 percent (1999 – 2000) to 23 percent (2007 – 2008) in less than a decade.  What is more troubling, diabetes is one of the controllable