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17 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

the Fast Diet: Get Thin Quick By Starving Yourself Two Days a Week

This involves eating normally for five days a week and "fasting" for two. On those two fasting days, you eat about a quarter of your typical calorie intake - 500 calories for women and 600 calories for men .

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22 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

JOHNSON: Luiseno initiation

There are times when I've sat at the patio bar of the Bank of Mexican food, sipped a Negra Modelo, munched on tortilla chips and salsa, and wondered in silence where I went wrong.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Mexican Cuisine, Indio, CA, Health

Yesterday | Annals of Internal Medicine

Trends in Prevalence and Control of Diabetes in the United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2010

From the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Baltimore, MD, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Johns Hopkins University, Bethesda, MD

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Medical News Today

U.S. Survey: Obesity to blame for dramatic rise in diabetes cases

An 'alarming' rise in obesity has contributed to a dramatic increase in the prevalence of diabetes in the U.S, according to a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Life, Nutrition, Food

Examiner.com

A guide to Holy Week with Greek Orthodox Christians

Holy Week began yesterday for Christians around the world with the celebration of Palm Sunday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Health

Battle Diabetes

Chromium supplements don't help lower blood sugar, new research suggests

For years, chromium supplementation has been a recommended method for blood sugar control, but it may not be that effective after all.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Diabetes, Supplement, Garlic

CiteULike

Melatonin receptor 1 B polymorphisms associated with the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus

BACKGROUNDS:Two SNPs in melatonin receptor 1B gene, rs10830963 and rs1387153 showed significant associations with fasting plasma glucose levels and the risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in previous studies.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Diabetes

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Patch.com

Free WellStar Community Health Screening on Monday

Patch Staff Report The WellStar Corporate and Community Health Department will be giving free health screenings at Switzer Library on April 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The library is located at 266 Roswell Street in Marietta.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Health

South China Morning Post

Pan-democrats' hunger strike in support of universal suffrage ends after 16 days

The three remaining pan-democrat hunger strikers end their fast on Sunday with bowls of wartery porridge and a vow to 'come out and fight again' Wu Chi-wai, Andrew Wan Siu-kin and Alex Kwok Siu-kit end their a 16-day hunger strike to demand full democracy outside the HSBC headquarters in Central.

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Switched

A Greenhouse Gas Fast for Lent and Passover

By the time of the first thaw in spring, when hunter and hunted alike emerge from their dens, holes, nests, boroughs, caves, huts, tents, tipis and yurts, a huge and hollow hunger hangs heavily upon the earth.

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Related Topix: Health, Natural Disasters, Famine

Natural Holistic Health

Demystifying Diabetes: Testing, Causes, Lifestyle Tips and Available Treatments

A fasting blood sugar test measures the amount of sugar in your blood after you fast for eight hours.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Circulation, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Korea Herald

Less is more: Well-off Germans fast to c...

What to give the patient who has everything? Well-off Germans in Europe's top economy are increasingly deciding less is more and fasting to cure what ails them.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine

Medical News Today

Chromium supplementation not effective in lowering fasting glucose in ...

Approximately 26 percent of the U.S. population has impaired fasting glucose, which is a predisposition for developing type 2 diabetes , and chromium supplementation has been suggested as a method that may help control and prevent the disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Chromium, Supplement, Medicine, Diabetes, University of Miami, Kinesiology

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Hudson Hub-Times

St. Mary Church family shares its Easter meal tradition with others

Traditions are different for each family, but once initiated, they can be passed down through generations, shared among friends and suggested to strangers.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Hudson, OH, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Food, Health, Bread

The Louisville Cardinal

Student group hosts Islamic Awareness Week

Last week, the U of L Muslim Student Association celebrated Islamic Awareness Week.

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CiteULike

Glycemic index of foods: a physiological basis for carbohydrate exchange.

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Courier News

Forty-three inches and growing

I was listening to a lecture on prayer on YouTube this morning as I worked on my prayer shawl for Tara , and the whole experience was just lovely.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Foodless (but not necessarily fruitless) thoughts

OK, so I can't really say Ed and I went "foodless" for five days. Just fiber-less.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Advocate

Faith Works: Special services and Sundays

Christians who have given up things for Lent are in the last few days of their discipline; pray for them.

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Related Topix: Ash Wednesday, Life, Holidays, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Blood glucose levels set for achieving HbA1c targets

The average self-monitored blood glucose concentrations needed at premeal, postmeal, and bedtime have been established to achieve a range of hemoglobin A1c targets, according to research published in the April issue of Diabetes Care .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

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