39 min ago
Saudi Arabia to import near record high diesel this summ...
SINGAPORE/DUBAI: Saudi Arabia will import near record high diesel volumes this summer, as it gears up to beat the sweltering heat and meet rising travel needs during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, trade sources said.
17 hrs ago
Marijuana Use Linked to Better Diabetes Stats
If there's one enduring thing associated with marijuana use, it's the phenomenon referred to as "the munchies." In fact, this was the first real medical use approved for cannabis - the drug could be used to fight appetite suppression in those made nauseous from chemotherapy.
18 hrs ago
The Sun Online
8-hour diet lets you cheat and still lose up to 10lb in a week
LIFE would be pretty dull without the odd bar of chocolate or slice of pizza. So hurrah for the diet that doesn't mean banishing all tasty treats.
22 hrs ago
Lower your risk of pre-diabetes.
Current estimates are that nearly 80 million Americans now have pre-diabetes. Worse yet, approximately 8 million are not even aware that they have the condition.
Sat May 18, 2013
Lansing State Journal
Late-night snacks can pack on the pounds. Thinkstock
When Abby Perkins of Mason won five straight games after falling behind 6-3, 3-0 in her Division 2... My friend Madelyn sends me periodic requests to address her issue of late-night snacking.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Katie Van Dyke: More junk food may come home when you coupon hungry
A friend recently emailed me a study that shows there is truth to that. For those of us who use coupons, there may be an added risk.
The UK's Hot New 5:2 Diet Craze Hits The U.S. - Weight Loss Miracle?
It goes by several names: The FastDiet, the 5:2 Diet, the Mosley Diet, or just Intermittent Fasting.
Fri May 17, 2013
Free cholesterol and fasting glucose screenings on June 26
Would you like to have your cholesterol and glucose tested? On Wednesday, June 26, from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Waldo County General Hospital will be doing free community cholesterol and glucose screenings.
Diabetes Self Management
Sharing Diabetes With Others
Get tips and insights from health-care professionals and people with diabetes, share your thoughts, and ask questions on our blog.
Thu May 16, 2013
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Teenagers fast to fight global hunger
A group of teens from Lutheran Church of the Palms recently sacrificed a weekend during Lent to participate in World Vision's 30-Hour Famine - an event where teenagers fast for 30 hours, learn about global hunger and raise funds to feed and care for hungry children in their community and around the world.
Journalist visits Russian sect of exorcists
A journalist of EcoSever website visited a village in the Saratov region, where people exorcise demons with the help of many days of fasting and swimming in ice-cold water.
Marijuana could be used to treat diabetes in the future
According to a May 16 article on Yahoo!News , a study at the University of Arizona has shown that marijuana seems to impact Type 2 diabetes in a positive way.
Palm oil climbs on demand rise
KUALA LUMPUR: Palm oil advanced for the first time in four days on speculation that demand for the world's most consumed vegetable oil may increase ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Wed May 15, 2013
Monterey County Herald
Barbara Quinn: Late-night eating a good way to gain weight
My friend Madelyn sends me periodic requests to address her issue of late-night snacking.
The Miami Herald
British fast-diet fad hitting our shores
The most recent trendy U.K. import is not music or fashion but a weight-loss plan.
The Wichita Eagle
Second annual Midwest Ribfest starts Thursday
The second annual Wichita Ribfest opens Thursday and will include three days of food from local vendors, music and activities.
Metro UK News
Smoking cannabis 'could help prevent diabetes'
Marijuana could help combat diabetes, which is a growing problem in Britain and other developed countries Researchers found that regular users of the Class B drug had significantly lower levels of insulin after fasting - a sign of increased protected against diabetes.
Tue May 14, 2013
Chinese herbal medicine for impaired glucose tolerance: a randomized placebo controlled trial
Diabetes remains a major health problem worldwide. Low-risk low-cost alternatives to pharmaceutical interventions are needed where lifestyle modifications have failed.
Staying thin isnt magical, its a medley of healthy habits
Thin people don’t just count calories. They develop lifelong habits that enable them to maintain the correct weight.
Link Suggested Between Tumor Suppressors And Starvation Survival
A particular tumor suppressor gene* that fights cancer cells does more than clamp down on unabated cell division -- the hallmark of the disease -- it also can help make cells more fit by allowing them to fend off stress, says a University of Colorado Boulder study.