Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar (glucose) levels that result from defects in insulin secretion, or its action, or both. Diabetes mellitus, commonly referred to as diabetes (as it will be in this article) was first identified as a disease associated with “sweet urine,” and excessive muscle loss […]
“Diabetes” is the Greek word for “siphon”. It refers to the copious urine flow when the disease is uncontrolled. Sir Frederick Banting (1891-1941) in 1923, was one of the discoverers of insulin for which he shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine. Banting is still the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Prize for Medicine. […]
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The World Health Organization (WHO) finds the number of obese children in the world to be 10 times greater than what it was 4 decades ago.
I chose to dig deeper in the Childhood Obesity topic and aim my infographic to all, but specifically at parents to focus on them acting as the policy makers of the home. Parent involvement is a fundamental element in shaping how kids behave that set them up for their future. While researching I came across […]
Latest update on U.S. nutrition, physical activity and obesity — One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100
Each month, the office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion releases an infographic with the latest data related to a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done. This month’s featured LHI topic is Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity. Check out the infographic below, then head over to the Healthy People 2020 LHI Infographic […]
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