Chronic Disease & Prevention · Diabetes

Diabetes: Risk Factors and Prevention

Continuing the series on chronic diseases.┬áMaybe. If I can commit to writing regularly. Like, ever. As I wrote in the last post, being diagnosed with diabetes is depending on a combination of multiples risk factors: Genetics Diet Lifestyle Weight–> BMI (body mass index) over 25 Race–> African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans and Hispanics are… Continue reading Diabetes: Risk Factors and Prevention

Chronic Disease & Prevention · Diabetes

Diabetes: It’s quietly hurting you…until its not.

Diabetes is a chronic disease that is one of the leading causes of death in this country. There is enough information to talk about this for hours, but I will try to break it down into some take-home points. I would say that most people I talk to have the basic understanding that having diabetes… Continue reading Diabetes: It’s quietly hurting you…until its not.