Making Lasting Lifestyle Changes With Type 2 Diabetes. Part 3

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“Some people delude themselves into thinking if they just had more willpower they could handle the changes. It’s just not that simple. If you keep telling yourself you’re not going to have that ice cream, and then you break down and have it, you’re going to feel guilty and give yourself an excuse to get off track. You can’t constantly deprive yourself,” Zrebiec said. (more…)

Making Lasting Lifestyle Changes With Type 2 Diabetes. Part 1

Diabetes |

When type 2, or adult-onset, diabetes strikes, many sufferers are left feeling overwhelmed with the lifestyle changes they’re being told to make. Stop smoking. Lose weight. Start exercising. Cut out your favorite foods. Monitor your blood sugar levels. (more…)

Preventing Diabetes Related Heart Attacks

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People with diabetes who’ve already had a heart attack may forestall further heart trouble by taking a cholesterol-lowering drug, even if they don’t have high cholesterol, according to a study in the December 8, 1998, Circulation. (more…)