Tanner Program Helps Carrollton Man Make Improving His Health a Priority
When Randy Weems retired at the age of 65, he decided to make improving his health a priority. With the help of Get Healthy, Live Well’s Diabetes Prevention Program, he has lost weight and now walks four miles a day.
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Registration Open for Tanner’s Living Well With Diabetes Workshop
Struggling with ongoing symptoms of diabetes? Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well offers a free, six-session Living Well With Diabetes workshop to help participants manage diabetes.

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Free Diabetes Prevention Classes
More than 84 million Americans — or 1 in 3 adults — have prediabetes, a dangerous condition that puts them at elevated risk for developing type 2 diabetes. But the good news is diabetes can often be prevented or delayed by maintaining a healthy weight and staying physically active.
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Myth and Realities of Diabetes
If the physical, emotional and financial burden aren’t taxing enough, the unwarranted social stigma is. Think you know the realities of diabetes?
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Common Diabetes Meds May Raise Odds for Amputation

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 -- People with type 2 diabetes who are taking common drugs called diuretics may be at a significantly increased risk of losing a foot or leg, according to a new French study.

Researchers found that taking a diuretic raised the odds of having an amputation, or requiring an angioplasty or bypass, by 75 percent or more, compared with those not using the medicines.

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30 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- 1 in 7 Americans has diabetes, and many don't even know they have the blood sugar disease, a new report shows.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 14 percent of U.S adults have diabetes -- 10 percent know it and more than 4 percent are undiagnosed.

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New Hormonal Link Suspected in Type 2 Diabetes

TUESDAY, Sept. 4, 2018 -- Two disorders that often occur together -- type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure -- may have a common link in a hormone called aldosterone, researchers suggest.

Aldosterone has already been implicated in the development of high blood pressure (hypertension). Now, a new study reports that people with higher levels of aldosterone had more than twice the odds of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers also found that the link between aldosterone and diabetes was stronger among some racial groups.

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