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Diabetes Prevention Program Helps Patients Avoid and Reverse Pre-Diabetes

Wendi Wildman, RN, CDE, describes diabetes in America as an iceberg. In 2014, the CDC reported 29 million people in the United States had a diabetes diagnosis; another 86 million Americans are in the pre-diabetes range, which lurks below the surface of general awareness. Even scarier, many people with diabetes or pre-diabetes don’t even know they have it.

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No Cheat Days for Type 2 Diabetics

Ilene Raymond Rush of the Philadelphia Inquirer recently wrote about her experience with Type 2 diabetes and Katie Gill, a registered dietitian in Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Endocrinology department, helped describe how the body metabolizes carbs.

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