Did you know, that more than 30 million Americans are living with Type 2 diabetes? For this weeks “Healthy Ever After” segment, The Get Up! Mornings team welcomes Dr. Sherita Golden. Erica Campbell & Griff speak with the Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Johns Hopkins Medicine about a number of things surrounding diabetes, including why we […]

Earlier we discussed a story that was reported about a pastor who was eaten alive while attempting to walk on water like Jesus. Well, thankfully it’s been discovered that the story is fake news that originated from an African satirical site. Many British outlets like The Independent, The Daily Mail, Unilad, Metro, and others cited […]

VIA: REUTERS.COM (Reuters Health) – People who get plenty of vitamin K from food may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who get less of the vitamin, a new study suggests.   Researchers found that among more than 38,000 Dutch adults they followed for a decade, those who got the […]

Via: WebMD.com If you have diabetes or know someone who has diabetes, you know how important it is to be able to manage it and live a healthy life. Here are some ways to control diabetes for life: Principle 1: Educate yourself about diabetes. There are two types of diabetes. It is important to know […]

VIA: Google Images VIA:  MensHealth.Com In a Finnish study, men who ate the most apples and other foods high in quercetin had 20 percent less diabetes and heart disease deaths. Other good sources of quercetin are onions, tomatoes, leafy green vegetables, and berries. Legumes of all sorts—chickpeas, cannelloni beans, kidney beans, and lentils—are a great […]

VIA:  Health.Com Regular eye exams are important According to Sean F. Murphy, MD, Opthomologist at the Eye Care Institute in Louisville, KY, prevention is the key when it comes to vision related complications of diabetes. “Diabetic damage is kind of like going down the stairs. Wherever you are, our first goal is to kind of […]

VIA:  Health.Com Excess weight is the number one risk factor for type 2 diabetes.  A person who is over weight or obese is 90 times likely to develop type 2 diabetes according to health.Com.  Because belly fat sits in your mid section and surrounds organs that are vital in regulating blood sugar belly fat can […]

VIA:  Health.Com Peanut Butter-and-Jelly Sandwich Cookies Ingredients 1/4 cup margarine, softened 1/4 cup no-sugar-added creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup “measures-like-sugar” calorie-free sweetener 1/4 cup sugar 2 large egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt Cooking spray 3/4 cup low-sugar strawberry spread Preparation Preheat oven […]

VIA:  Health.Com Oral Glucose-Tolerance Test: This test is commonly performed on pregnant women.  The typical test includes drawing your blood once, then drinking a glucose solution and then the nurse or doctor will draw blood from the patient every 30 to 60 minutes for up to 3 hours. Fasting Blood Sugar: Patient fasts overnight and […]