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Exercise Beats Diabetes

by on January 20, 2012

Very modest amounts of exercise on a regular basis have been found to boost insulin production, which will help to head off diabetes. A study found that less than one minute of vigorous exercise three times a week was enough to reduce the increase in production of insulin. In the study, volunteers were asked to […]


Diabetes On The Rampage In Africa

by on September 27, 2011

Diabetes, often regarded as a disease of the affluent West, is actually a disease of the poor, according to the chairman of the International Diabetes Federation Africa region, Dr S Bahendeka. For example, take diabetes. Although official figures say 1.3% are diabetic, random screenings in city slums suggest that 20% is nearer the mark. Indeed, […]


This time of year many people feel deflated, lacking in energy and tired after the festive season. The winter weather and dark nights drawing in can also add to a low mood and feeling of lethargy. January is also the time of year when people think they should start a diet after over indulging at […]