People.com just posted a story that Dr. Phil McGraw sat before Congressional members on Wednesday in regard to raising awareness of type 2 diabetes in America. Dr. Phil, a 25-year type 2 diabetic, is using his notoriety to get Washington to listen.
We all need to work for a living and those of us with jobs that require sitting all day is hazardous to our health. Many corporations share information with employees to move throughout the work day. So I suggest you take them up on their offer!
It’s a win-win. You keep your health in check and the company has reduced sick time. According to the World Health Organization, globally, one in ten adults has diabetes; most with type 2 diabetes which tends to be due to lifestyle.
Merck, the American Diabetes Association and America's Diabetes Challenge Celebrity Voices Unite to Take on National Health Epidemic
Holistic nutrition is a healthy balanced diet for the body, mind and spirit.
Proper Nutrition is the basis for optimum health and well being. Holistic nutrition is the modern natural approach to developing a healthy balanced diet while taking into account the person as whole. Holistic nutrition is considered to be part of holistic health.
According the the American Diabetes Association, more than 60% of non-traumatic lower-limb amputations occur in people with diabetes. In 2010, nearly 73,000 non-traumatic lower-limb amputations were performed on people with diabetes. Type II Diabetes is the most prevalent diseases of our time. Talking about amputation may seem extreme; and it is. This is a very serious disease that many people take for granted. It shortens our lives and our pocket books. It stops us from doing the things we love to do. It robs us of our healthy life!