Not long ago, I attended the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Expo here in New York City. Personally, I didn’t expect to get much out of the event because I knew that the Diabetes Expo (and ADA as a whole) is skewed toward the predominant type 2 diabetes population. But still, I wanted to bring along a friend who’s been struggling with her diabetes, and I wanted to say hello to a few other friends who…Read more »
As much as I may not want to admit it, the confession I need to make is that I’m a guy who is an emotional eater.
There’s no denying it. Sure, I have thought this to myself many times before and I’ve probably mumbled it out loud when no one else was around. But this is the first time I’ve actually written it down and shared it with the online world.
That is a huge…
A few months ago, we got a tip from a researcher about a new product from a company called Tethys Bioscience that can quite accurately predict a person’s likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes. This sounded pretty revolutionary, in large part because it has the potential to save the country billions of dollars in diabetes prevention. But does knowing your risk actually motivate people?! They’ve teamed up with a popular smartphone health app to find…Read more »
In case you haven’t heard, famous butter-and-cream Southern supreme chef Paula Deen has announced that she is a type 2 diabetic… and that she has partnered with Novo Nordisk in a campaign promoting their drug, Victoza. The way the Internet is all abuzz with this news, you’d think President Obama had been diagnosed with diabetes. But apparently the fact that Paula Deen, renowned for her carb-laden cookbooks and television shows, now has type 2 diabetes…Read more »
It always sounds like losing weight should be simple, right? Just eat smart and exercise regularly. Yet it’s so much more darn difficult than it sounds! The Mayo Clinic Diet was recently named one of the best diets by U.S. News and World Report, and now the same editors of that New York Times Bestseller have released The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, designed specifically for people with type 2 diabetes (although type 1 diabetics can…Read more »