According to a new study published online in Diabetologia, obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes may experience changes in their brains that affect how well they are learning in school. Cognitive and brain impairments, have been documented in adults with type 2 diabetes… Read more
I took my sons for routine blood tests this week, and given that they are the offspring of two type 1 diabetics, you can imagine the fears in the back of my mind. Their fasting blood glucose levels came back … Read more
According to a group of retired admirals, generals, and other senior military leaders, about 27 percent of young adults are medically ineligible for the military service, CNN reports.
The leading medical reason is being overweight or obese. The Army’s body fat limit for women in the 21-27 age range, with no prior service is 32 percent body fat and for males… Read more
We ate Kraft singles on white bread, chewy granola bars, potato chips, graham crackers, and popsicles… Read more