Healthy Thursday: Diabetes Weight Loss Drug


Novo Nordisk's big-selling diabetes drug Victoza appears to be an effective weight loss therapy, data from a late-stage clinical trial presented on Saturday demonstrated. In the 56-week study of 846 overweight or obese adults with type 2 diabetes, a daily injection of 3 milligrams of Victoza led to significantly greater weight loss than did a … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Diabetes Weight Loss Drug

Healthy Thursday: Diabetes and Heart Risk


It's no secret that diabetes type-2 leads to all sorts of heart health related issues.  You've seen the articles the graphs, the tables, the grotesque pictures, all to scare you into a healthier lifestyle.  As a fellow diabetic, I get the onslaught just as you do.  But health care providers aren't being nagging, harpy, shrews--they … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Diabetes and Heart Risk

Monday Book Review: Diabetic Cooking


Diabetic Cooking 3 Books in 1: Snacks, Main Dishes, Desserts From the Book Description: Get three diabetic cookbooks for the price of one. The Diabetic Cooking 3 Books in 1: Snacks, Main Dishes, Desserts is comprised of cookbooks for snacks, main dishes, and desserts—each organized into specific food categories and cooking methods. The collection includes more than … Continue reading Monday Book Review: Diabetic Cooking

How can I eat less fat at a fast food restaurant?


Salad Since many fast food restaurants have adopted the “bigger is better” attitude, classic small, medium, and large sizes are no longer available. Great question on the American Diabetes Association webpage.   Now you have large, extra large, and supersize. Because of these larger portion sizes, the average American takes in 150 more calories a … Continue reading How can I eat less fat at a fast food restaurant?