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Anyone been reading Peter Attia?

I discovered him recently and was absolutely delighted that I'm not alone in thinking that obesity is a symptom of T2/insulin resistance an…

Started by Hana Rous

53 Aug 10, 2013
Reply by Jag1

The Root Cause of Obesity - There is None

from By David Edelman Dr. Sharma, a renowned physician and top obesity blogger, calls attention to a fact: there is no ro…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

1 Jan 30, 2013
Reply by beechbeard

This Week I Will campaign chooses Diabetes Hands Foundation as one of 4 charities to benefit

PRESS RELEASE Diabetes Hands Foundation Selected as Charity Partner for This Week I Will Diabetes Pledge CampaignAmylin Pharmaceuticals, LL…

Started by Emily Coles

5 Oct 2, 2012
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Link found between BPA and obesity, could this also trigger T2?

Here's an article describing a new study that describes how BPA a chemical that is present in the urine of about 90% of the adults in the U…

Started by BadMoonT2

5 Aug 29, 2012
Reply by trenia

Can Social Networks Cure Disease? Part I

Article on 4/20/2012 Last week I gave a talk at TEDMED on how social networks may be an unexpected solution to our heath care c…

Started by Emily Coles

0 Apr 26, 2012

Novo Nordisk Plans to Move Ahead With Once-Weekly Diabetes Shot

Article from Bloomberg Business By Albertina Torsoli on April 02, 2012 Novo Nordisk A/S (NOVOB) is likely to proceed with development of a…

Started by Emily Coles

0 Apr 3, 2012

What is the Name of This Game ?

For the first twelve years of my life (what I can remember of it) I was relentlessly teased for being too thin and relentlessly harassed by…

Started by LaGuitariste

3 Mar 30, 2012
Reply by Stemwinder (Gary)

Anyone watch the recent CBC Nature of Things episode on Toxicity?

Hi all: Saw a very interesting episode of the Nature of Things with David Suzuki on CBC last night which focused on toxicity, obesagens, an…

Started by marcus

8 Jan 21, 2012
Reply by Bec

Is Sugar Toxic?

What the average American consumes in sugar (sucrose) --       A very interesting (though long) article in the New York Times Magazine by…

Started by HFXNS

0 Apr 13, 2011

Brain-hormone circuit that helps police diabetes, female fertility unraveled

Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): The hormones leptin and insulin work together in specific neurons in the hypothalamus region of the brain to affec…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

1 Apr 9, 2010
Reply by The Diabetic Welfare Queen




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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