Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Eating Healthy with my Diabetes Store Tour — New Lenox news, photos and events —

Eating Healthy Diabetes Store Tour - JEWEL-OSCO stores are holding free "Eating Healthy with my Diabetes" store tours now through December for those with diabetes, and others that want to prevent it.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Lack Of Sleep Can Cause High Blood Pressure

A lack of deep sleep may be one of the reasons why people develop high blood pressure.

A study of older men published Monday found that those who got the least amount of deep sleep were 80% more likely to develop high blood pressure, compared to those who got longer, less interrupted sleep.

Is a Diabetes Cure in Sight?

Learn more about the push for a cure in the September issue of Diabetes Forecast along with these exciting features and information-filled articles: 

A Fresh Voice: American Idol runner-up Crystal Bowersox not only learned how to wow the judges during the reality show's ninth season, but she also discovered the importance of diabetes control. Diabetes Forecast catches up with Bowersox about her struggles of living with diabetes while going through the American Idol experience, how she learned about better managing her health and her desire to spread hope about diabetes through music. 

The Problem of Pounds: As waistlines continue to grow across the country, Diabetes Forecast explores the basics of obesity and its causes. Discover the proven ways to lose pounds and maintain a healthy weight, lowering your chances of developing type 2 diabetes. Change is never easy, but Diabetes Forecast gives you advice on how you can get down to size and lead a longer, healthier life.

A Dose of TLC: Some of our fondest food memories come from the foods that bind us together: comfort foods. Take a tour around the world and discover the foundation of great cooking with Diabetes Forecast Food Editor Robyn Webb's new cookbook, The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook. It's full of recipes that strike the perfect balance between what you need to eat for good health and what will make your taste buds dance with delight.

Smart Snacking: Snacking doesn't have to be a bad thing, and it certainly doesn't have to be associated with junk food. In fact, smart snacking can help with weight loss and keep your blood glucose steady. Diabetes Forecast has the healthy, grab-and-go snacks you need, including deviled eggs and fun popcorn recipes, for anytime you want to fill up on fewer calories. 

Heart Disease, Diabetes and Stroke: More Chocolate, Less Risk? - ABC News

Heart Disease, Diabetes and Stroke: More Chocolate, Less Risk? - ABC News