August 3, 2010

Travel Fruit-Full-Y

Setting off on a vacation? Simply packing for a business trip? Or celebrating a long weekend? Whatever, wherever, try to travel FRUIT-FULL-Y.

Why? Fruit is THE category of foods that is missing in action on the road - when most of your meals are eaten in or taken out from restaurants. (True, an insufficient supply of vegetables is close behind!)

 
July 28, 2010

Top Eleven Diabetes Websites

Today you've got immediate access to the latest research studies on diabetes. Beyond the research you’ll find guidance and guidelines for how to take care of your diabetes and stay healthy. But with this plethora of information at your fingertips how do you know which websites to trust and those to cast aside. These top eleven diabetes-focused websites link you to diabetes associations and organizations, government-sponsored sources and a few other well known, trusted and dependable resources.

 
July 7, 2010

Lip Service to Lifestyle Change (Prediabetes)

bunch of pillsNearly a decade worth of studies, with another one just published (online first), June 3, 2010, have explored the effectiveness of using one or a combination of two blood-glucose (BG) lowering medications (approved for type 2 diabetes) to prevent and/or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in people with prediabetes or at high risk of type 2. These studies have used Actos (pioglitazone), Avandia (rosiglitazone), metformin, and others.

 
June 7, 2010

Want to Count Carbs More Accurately? Build Your Own Custom Carb Database

For people with type 1 or 2 diabetes carbohydrate, or carb, counting has evolved to be the most common method taught to help you plan meals and, if you take insulin, gauge your insulin doses. Carb counting is based on research showing that it’s the total amount of carbohydrate you eat that most impacts your blood glucose levels after you eat. (Check out two of my articles about the fine art of carbohydrate counting in Diabetic Living magazine Solving

 
May 25, 2010

Top Seven Diabetes Blogs/Social Networking Sites

Today people with diabetes have many more ways than ever of staying linked up on diabetes blogs and social networking sites. Check out my picks for the seven best sites. They're way more than blogs – they’re portals to online diabetes communities. You’ll find the latest research findings, stay abreast of the newest diabetes devices and technology advances or approvals of new medications.

 
May 18, 2010

U.S. News Publishes Blog by Warshaw, 4 Ways to Prevent and Treat Prediabetes

Link to Warshaw's blog 4 Ways to Prevent and Treat Prediabetes posted on U.S. News and World Report's website on 5/13/2010.

 
May 18, 2010

Conquering Childhood Obesity From Top Down, Ground Up

Listening to the Let’s Move press conference to release the first task force report, reinforced my observations that we’re moving full steam ahead to deal with and prevent childhood and adult overweight/obesity. Efforts are from the top down and the ground up.

 
May 3, 2010

Vtrim Online Weight Control – Lose Pounds, Change Your Lifestyle

What’s vtrim and what have I experienced first-hand?

Vtrim is a researched-based weight management program that’s home-grown on the campus of University of Vermont (my alma mater).

 
 
 
Hope Warshaw