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The National Cholesterol Education Program has suggested people with insulin resistance (IR) and the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS ) avoid diets high in carbohydrates (CHO). This recommendation is based on many studies showing high-CHO diets tend to raise serum triglyceride levels, increase the proportion of small dense LDL particles, and...
 
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Do you know how many Americans are currently walking around with undiagnosed diabetes? A staggering 5.4 million!! American Diabetes Alert is an annual public-awareness campaign held the fourth Tuesday in March. This alert is a one-day call to action to encourage the public to take a simple one-page test...
 
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The newest and most promising nutritional approach to treating people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus is based on lowering the glycemic index (GI) of the diet. While using the GI has not been embraced yet by the American Diabetes Association, it has been embraced by the International Diabetes Institute, the European Association for the Study ... Useful Book on Glycemic Index
 
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November is Diabetes Awareness Month, as well as the beginning of the holiday season. Here are ideas for quick and simple, low-sugar snacks for people counting carbs, watching their weight or wanting fun and wholesome snacks. These are so simple that kids can make many of them with minimum...