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Bob Nellis

Huffington Post, Diabetes and Mayo Clinic

Posted by bobnellis, Apr 29, 2014

Sometimes the science of weight loss and diet is the science of behavior. Mayo Clinic researchers established the ground rules for measuring calories, blood glucose -- even the proper dosages for insulin -- back in the 1920s and '30s. Yet more and more people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes today. Changing behavior, not just losing pounds, is the answer. That was clear today as Mayo Clinic diabetes educator Nancy Davidson, R.N., appeared on Huff Post Live, the news site's live streaming video program. Among the other panelists was David Brown, who lost big on the Big Loser TV program. Nancy, who has been training newly diagnosed patients at Mayo for over a decade, shared her expertise nationwide with the Huffington Post audience. Take a look.

Tags: diabetes, diabetes education, Endocrinology, Huffington Post, The Biggest Loser, type 2, Weight Loss


Posted by jose_river, May 23, 2014

My wife is diabetic and overweight, I have one question, does it affect the fetility.
We have been trying to have a children,

José Rivera Godinez


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