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For this activity, you will need a basket or tub, foam balls or bean bags in two distinct color sets, a blindfold for each participant, and a space that is safe to use for flying objects?(i.e. without delicate, easily breakable items). Divide participants into two even teams. Give each...
 
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Answer the questions below to test your knowledge of type 2 diabetes: 1. True or false? It is easy to tell if you have recently developed type 2 diabetes. 2. Name 2 risk factors for type 2 diabetes. _______________           _______________ 3. True or false?...
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A rich diet, high in fatty animal products and refined carbohydrates, particularly when combined with a sedentary lifestyle, is known to promote insulin resistance in many people. This results in elevated levels of insulin in the blood. It has been proposed that high levels of insulin may be promoting the development and growth of colorectal ... Insulin Resistance & Colon Cancer
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Two thirds of patients with diabetes mellitus (Type 2 DM), or adult onset diabetes, will die of cardiovascular disease. Much of the increased risk from cardiovascular disease in Type 2 DM results from insulin resistance. People who have insulin resistance, even though their blood sugar levels remain in the...
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Prediabetes, also called impaired fasting glucose, has a new, lower diagnostic cutpoint according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The new level is a blood glucose of 100 mg/dl, instead of the former 110 mg/dl. A level of 126 or above is the diagnosing criterion for diabetes. The ADA...