Nearly 16-million Americans suffer from diabetes, but many who may be at risk still are not aware of the disease.
There are two types: Type 1 (insulin dependent) and Type 2 (adult onset). Insulin dependent diabetics must take insulin injections simply to stay alive, while those who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes often depend upon pills and exercise to regulate their diabetic blood glucose (sugar) levels.
Suffering from diabetes for many Americans continues because of the horrible side effects of this disease. What kind of side effects? Untraumatic limb removal, poor circulation, blindness, kidney failure, heart disease and numerous other negative possibilities that can create quite a bit of suffering for an unlucky, or unhealthy, diabetic.
Get off your ass and fight diabetes.
We’re already at the end of American Diabetes Month but that doesn’t mean that you still can’t make a contribution. One of the best preventative measures you can take against diabetes is exercising regularly. If you have diabetes one of…
Posted in Blogcritics on November 30, 2003 03:40 PM
Thanks To Everyone Who Participated In “Blogging For A Cure”
Thanks to all the fine contributors who took an active role in “Blogging For A Cure” for diabetes during the month of November, American Diabetes Month.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 30, 2003 11:19 AM
How the New Medicare Legislation Will Affect Diabetics
The recently passed Medicare legislation by the House and the Senate has provisions that prove beneficial to our diabetic seniors.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 27, 2003 03:45 PM
Vegetarian, Diabetic-Friendly, and Good
November is national Diabetes Awareness Month. As part of AF&O’s Blogging for a Cure effort, we offer vegetarian recipes to help Type II sufferers watch their weight, maintain their health, and have a somewhat traditional Thanksgiving feast.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 25, 2003 03:47 PM
Diabetes: Hope For the Future
Diabetes is a debilitating, chronic disease with numerous serious complications – and it affects millions of Americans. Research continues on ways to prevent and treat both the disease and its complications. If you are diabetic, you can participate in clinical trials to help develop new therapies.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 23, 2003 06:58 PM
Minority Americans suffer most from diabetes
Death rates for people with diabetes are 27 percent higher for African Americans compared with whites.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 16, 2003 12:54 AM
Diabetes – Advocating For a Cure
Today is World Diabetes Day. The American Diabetes Association’s web site has a lot of great information on how you can get involved, volunteer, advocate, and donate to help bring about a cure for diabetes and improve quality of life for those with the disease.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 15, 2003 12:35 AM
President Bush Could Hold a “Conference For A Cure”
President Bush could embrace curing diabetes and other diseases by holding an international “Conference For A Cure”.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 14, 2003 08:20 PM
A Cure in the Offing?
Could a cure for insulin-dependent diabetes be on the horizon? Thanks to new research, a breakthrough may be closer than we thought.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 14, 2003 12:39 PM
Take Action To Cure Diabetes Now!
Current estimates count close to 18-million diabetics in the U.S., and rising. Do your part and take action by clicking to cure diabetes today!
Posted in Blogcritics on November 13, 2003 09:52 PM
Diabetic Recipe: Tasty, Healthy, Low-Fat
November is national Diabetes Awareness Month. As part of AF&Os Blogging for a Cure effort, we will present recipes to help Type II sufferers watch their weight, maintain their health, and enjoy terrific food. This time: Steak and Mushroom Soup.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 11, 2003 10:57 AM
Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes is exacerbated, if not directly caused, by being overweight – and two-thirds of Americans are overweight, including me! That concerns me, and I plan to do something about. How about you?
Posted in Blogcritics on November 9, 2003 09:18 PM
Diabetes on the Job
November is American Diabetes Month. To mark the occasion, AF&O blogs for a cure to promote diabetes awareness. In today’s installment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission releases a new FAQ on how the Americans with Disabilities Act affects diabetics.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 6, 2003 03:49 PM
Kids and Type II Diabetes
Throughout November, AF&O blogs for a cure to promote diabetes awareness. In today’s installment, we focus on the rising number of children diagnosed with Type II — or adult-onset — diabetes.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 2, 2003 04:56 PM
My Diabetic Friend
As a teenager, I had a good friend that was diabetic. It was the first time I ever knew anyone with a chronic disease, and I learned some things from the experience that I’ll never forget.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 1, 2003 12:25 PM
“Blogging For A Cure” To Cure Diabetes Begins Today
Blogging For A Cure to cure diabetes begins today so join us as we Blog For A Cure together!
Posted in Blogcritics on November 1, 2003 09:00 AM
Together “Blogging For A Cure” We Can Blog To Cure Diabetes
Let us begin today a new day to decree that our government establish the means by which science can alleviate all of humanity from this terrible disease as we begin Blogging For A Cure for diabetes!
Posted in Blogcritics on October 27, 2003 08:30 PM