Study: Obesity, diabetes big problems in S. Texas

Top 20 ways to prevent diabetes

Ramirez , the study’s co-author and director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, which published the study. Some South Texans might not be able to see a doctor because they don’t have health insurance. The uninsured rates in South Texas are double the national average. Hispanics in the area had the highest uninsured rate at 41 percent, the study found.
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Eating a healthy breakfast not only helps to control your appetite but also helps to control your calorie consumption in the rest of the day, by keeping you full and thus prevents weight gain. Diabetes prevention tip# 7: Avoid fatty foods Junk food and other streets foods are high in saturated fat, which can raise your bad cholesterol level in your body. This in turn can also affect the blood sugar level in your body. Thus, avoid junk food and other fat filled foods that tempt you always.
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Diabetes group sessions gaining popularity among patients

Dr. Briana McFawn, an internal medicine specialist whose practice is based at Eastgate Family Care in Clermont County’s Union Township, said diabetes patients benefit from group sessions because they get a chance to learn from one another.

aPeople can ask as many questions as they like, and the interactivity helps us learn from each other,a said Dr. Briana McFawn , an internal medicine specialist whose practice is based at Eastgate Family Care in Clermont Countyas Union Township. In addition, ashared appointments free our time to help more patients,a said Dr. Naila Goldenberg , an endocrinologist whose practice is based at Deerfield Family Medicine in Warren County.
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Diabetes Risk in African-Americans Lowers On Access To Good Nutrition

Hasson said Latinos could suffer increased psychological stress associated with racial discrimination and social isolation if they live in predominantly white areas. Another possibility is that longer time in the U.S. is associated with poorer health outcomes for recent immigrants. Pediatric obesity in the U.S. has more than tripled in the last 30 years, particularly among Latinos and African-Americans, said Hasson, who also heads U-M’s Childhood Disparities Research Laboratory. This disparity is partially due to greater exposure to psychological stress, which leads to cortisol production and potential stress eating.
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