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Alarming Diabetes Growth Forecast
By Josh Martin
April 15, 2013 -- If you are diabetic, no matter how remote your home, you are part of a global pandemic.
The annual Diabetes Atlas published by the International Diabetes Federation reveals in stark terms the rapid growth of incidents of diabetes worldwide. In 2012 there were 371 million diabetics, of whom 4.8 million died from the condition. Those numbers could double within two generations, and costs could exceed the total GNP of half the world’s countries.
Full story here.
Alec Baldwin: Pro-Active Pre-Diabetic
By Margo Belton NSCA-
May 20, 2013 -- Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in the US, but it is preventable. It can strike anyone. The well-known celebrity Alec Baldwin found out just in time. And you might be able to pass his lesson onto your friends and relatives.
Unfortunately, most people ignore the warning signs until they have the disease. But for those who are in the condition known as being “pre-diabetic” it is possible to still prevent the disease, if they are willing to take immediate and long-term steps to change their diet and health regimes. That’s exactly what happened to Baldwin.
Full story here.