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Halting the spread of diabetes is bigger than just the medical care alone according to the NY Times.

Halting the spread of diabetes is bigger than just the medical care alone according to the NY Times. Diabetes exploded after the 1980’s food pyramid suggested that low-fat foods are best and manufacturers made many foods low-fat by adding sugar.  There are also other likely contributing factors such as more sedentary lifestyles.   Still, one in 7 Americans is now a type 2 diabetic which is an alarming statistic. My son developed this by eating the wrong foods including drinks loaded with sugars and being sedentary.   The disease was controlled best when he worked physically at UPS moving boxes on a Read More »