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Most Diabetics Falling Short on Healthy Eating

Posted on Oct 4, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 NEW YORK – Most Americans with diabetes are eating too much fat and sodium, and not enough fruits, vegetables, grains and low-fat dairy, a new study suggests. The results, say researchers, indicate that many people with diabetes may need more education about the importance of nutrition in managing their condition. Excess weight is one of the major risk factors for type 2 diabetes, a disorder in which the body can no longer properly use the blood sugar-regulating hormone insulin. Diet, exercise and weight loss are key to managing the disorder, and in some...

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