In the Media Tag: pre-diabetes

Three Things You Can do to Avoid or Delay Type 2 Diabetes

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At Thanksgiving, it’s not uncommon to eat a 4500 calorie meal. That’s 2000 calories above the recommended daily amount, and it can throw the blood sugar into a frenzy. It’s downright dangerous for people with diabetes or prediabetes. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. More than 34 million Americans have diabetes. But even more Americans,… Read More

Programs help blunt Memphis’ diabetes epidemic

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Dr. Sam Dagogo-Jack, professor of medicine and chief of the division of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, helped lead a major study showing that lifestyle and diet changes can reduce by up to 58 percent the occurrence of diabetes among people who are pre-diabetic. Lifestyle and diet, the study… Read More