Fasting Diet Could Help Folks With Type 2 Diabetes | Nation

TUESDAY, July 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Intermittent fasting might help people with type 2 diabetes better control their blood sugar levels, a new study has found. People with diabetes who restricted their eating to within a daily 10-hour window wound up with blood sugar levels in the normal range for about three hours longer … Read more

Diabetes is common disease in South Carolina | Lifestyles

ARIANNA DOUGLAS, JANA FARMER, EMILY ORFINGER, CARRA LYONS and MEREDITH DAMMERS Diabetes is a common disease in South Carolina. There were over 32.4 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the United States in 2022. There are two kinds of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 is permanent because the body cannot make insulin, … Read more

A promising new weight-loss drug could be an obesity game-changer for Louisiana. But what will it cost? | Health care/Hospitals

When thousands of health care providers and scientists gathered earlier this month at a diabetes conference in New Orleans, one particular session stood out. Researchers described a new drug that could help someone lose more than 20% of their body weight, amounting to an average loss of 52 pounds over a year and a half. … Read more

Family Life | Lisa Valko | Diet, exercise can help when living with arthritis | Local News

“Today is a pretty good day. Yesterday was a different story … my knees felt horrible.” That’s exactly what my Uncle Ken’s response was when I asked him how he was doing. Does this sound familiar? Do you live with daily pain? According to the American Occupational Therapy Association, one in five adults and one … Read more

Family Life | Lisa Valko | Diet, exercise can help when living with arthritis | News

“Today is a pretty good day. Yesterday was a different story … my knees felt horrible.” That’s exactly what my Uncle Ken’s response was when I asked him how he was doing. Does this sound familiar? Do you live with daily pain? According to the American Occupational Therapy Association, one in five adults and one … Read more

Family Life | Lisa Valko | Diet, exercise can help when living with arthritis | News

“Today is a pretty good day. Yesterday was a different story … my knees felt horrible.” That’s exactly what my Uncle Ken’s response was when I asked him how he was doing. Does this sound familiar? Do you live with daily pain? According to the American Occupational Therapy Association, one in five adults and one … Read more

Old and new diet trends | Lifestyles

Barbara Intermill This is how old I am: A few decades ago, I sat in on a nutrition debate between Dr. Dean Ornish and Dr. Robert Atkins, well-known cardiologists with polar-opposit views on the best diet to lose weight and prevent heart disease. Each of the heart doctors was passionate about his diet plan, though … Read more

Sperm Counts Rebound When Obese Men Shed Pounds | Health

THURSDAY, May 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — When men shed extra pounds and keep them off, the health benefits may extend all the way to their sperm count, a new study finds. The study, of nearly 50 men with obesity, found that those who lost weight by following a low-calorie diet improved their sperm count … Read more

ASK THE DOCTORS: Eating better and moving more help reduce diabetes risk | Lifestyles

Dear Doctors: Does Type 2 diabetes run in the family? My dad and sister both have it, and I’m worried I’m next. We are a meat-and-potatoes family, and I’ve got a sweet tooth. I want to lose weight and eat healthier. Would a more plant-based diet help? What else can I do? Dear Reader: Yes, … Read more