According to a study published in a recent issue of Diabetes Care, people who walk at a moderate pace for 15 minutes after eating may gain better control of their blood sugar levels. The study was led by researchers at the Department of Exercise Science at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.
The health department of New York City released a statement earlier this week showing that deaths caused by diabetes complications has nearly doubled since 1990. In 1990, deaths related to diabetes was only 6 percent; however, this percentage has risen to 10.8 percent in 2011.
Researchers from the University of Michigan Medical Center have recently reported that problems with erectile dysfunction could be linked to type 2 diabetes. The study was published in a recent issue of Clinical Research in Cardiology.
Recent research has shown that the majority of American children between the ages of 2 and 18 obtain most of their energy from soda, pizza, and grain desserts. Since such a diet could lead to the development of type 2 diabetes, children need a healthier variety of foods to stave off the disease.