Experts Divided Over Latest Diabetes Medications.
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The School Nutrition Association (SNA), which represents over 50,000 school nutritionists and cafeteria professionals, has called on Congress to relax these new standards specifically in regards to the amount of whole grains offered, sodium reduction targets they consider unachievable and not science-based and mandatory fruit and vegetable servings which invariably end up in the trash.
According to the National Institute of Health, about 80% of people with type two diabetes are overweight or obese. Without a doubt, obesity is a major risk factor for type two diabetes because increased body fat makes it difficult for the body to use insulin properly.
Diabetes is a condition in which there is excess sugar in the bloodstream. This occurs because the body lacks a hormone called insulin is needed to convert sugar into energy in our bodies. Insulin is a hormone that is produced by an organ called the pancreas which is located below the stomach.
The best way to fight diabetes or diabetes is through lifestyle changes, particularly diet combined with exercise. This is not new. Diabetes researchers and experts often recommend lifestyle changes as the main weapon against diabetes. Various studies indicate the possibility of someone suffering from diabetes is very low if they work out and adopt a healthy diet. Those who have excess weight can reduce the risk of getting diabetes if they managed to lose weight at least 10 pounds.