Navigation Links
Randy Jackson Takes Aim at Diabetes
Date:10/4/2007

ey do have the disease, they can begin treating and managing it early, significantly reducing their risk for cardiovascular disease.

"There is no cure for diabetes, but you can manage and control it," Jackson said.

Jackson knew that diabetes ran in his family, but he never thought he would get it -- until his health faltered.

"I was feeling tired and dehydrated. I could not get enough to drink. I felt like I had a cold," he said. So, he went to the doctor, thinking he had a stress-related illness.

He was shocked to learn he had type 2 diabetes and began immediate treatment to lose weight and adopt a healthier lifestyle -- keys to managing diabetes. His weight loss, which included gastric bypass surgery, combined with a healthier diet and regular exercise, as well as regular visits to his doctor, has allowed him to control his diabetes.

On the IKnowDiabetes.org Web site that is part of the American Heart Association campaign, Jackson talks about his diabetes and invites others with the disease to submit their own health stories. Three people with type 2 diabetes who submit their stories to the site and whose experiences with the disease are inspiring to others will be asked to appear in a public service announcement with Jackson to publicize the importance of diagnosing and treating the disease. Oct. 21 is the deadline to enter stories on the Web site.

"Everybody's struggle is different. Symptoms are a little different, and the Web site is a great information portal to log on to," Jackson said. "Sharing stories will enlighten people."

Type 2 diabetes is the result of an insulin imbalance in the body, according to the AHA. Most of the food a person eats is turned into glucose, or sugar, that the body uses for energy. Insulin, a hormone produced in the pancreas, is needed to usher glucose into the cells of the body. But when the body doesn't produce enough insulin or doesn't use it effic
'/>"/>

Copyright©2007 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Drinking Brandy Is Good For Health
2. Take a dose of brandy to stay healthy
3. Gest Says Will Reveal Damning Secrets On Michael Jackson
4. Jackson’s Stem Cell Research Donation Does Not Please New Zealander
5. India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals
6. Roller coaster takes brain for a big ride!!
7. Children! Protecting them from medical mistakes
8. World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking
9. World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking
10. World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking
11. Men who takes risk is unlikely to impress women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/26/2014)... Earlier this week, the big announcement that fans of music was ... iHeartRadio Music Festival on Sept. 19 and 20 from the ... of music will have an act they are excited to see ... of Taylor Swift, as well as Zac Brown Band and Eric ... Grande, and Iggy Azalea, while R&B fans will be excited to ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... gas chromatography reagents report defines and segments the concerned market ... chromatography reagents market in Europe is valued at $ 314.8 ... $445.5 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 8.6 %, ... the European gas chromatography reagents market, to get an idea ... glimpse of the segmentation of gas chromatography reagents market in ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... 26, 2014 As reported by ... changing based on 3 factors: smaller spaces, multi-generational access, ... bathroom trend of 2014 lists, including this article ... Amerec , a leading manufacturer of steam bath ... largely due to smaller spaces and an effort to ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... New York, New York (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 ... continue to be filed in U.S. courts, Bernstein ... calling on federal health regulators to ban uterine morcellation. ... individuals include a 46-year-old mother of four from California ... of uterine cancer called leiomyosarcoma just 10 days after ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... July 26, 2014 We’ve all ... the playing field; however, concussions in the workplace ... occupations with the highest risk of head injury ...     Firefighters ,     Police officers ,     Race ...     Delivery personnel , “Most ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival for Sept. 19 & 20th 2Health News:iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival for Sept. 19 & 20th 3Health News:Europe Gas Chromatography Reagents Market is Expected to Reach $445.5 million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:Europe Gas Chromatography Reagents Market is Expected to Reach $445.5 million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:Europe Gas Chromatography Reagents Market is Expected to Reach $445.5 million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Europe Gas Chromatography Reagents Market is Expected to Reach $445.5 million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 5Health News:Amerec Finds Bathroom Design Trends Change Based on Water Consumption and Other Factors 2Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Calls for Ban on Uterine Mocellation In Light of Cancer Risk 2Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Calls for Ban on Uterine Mocellation In Light of Cancer Risk 3Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Calls for Ban on Uterine Mocellation In Light of Cancer Risk 4Health News:KORT Physical Therapists Take the Mystery Out of Identifying and Treating Workplace Head Injuries 2Health News:KORT Physical Therapists Take the Mystery Out of Identifying and Treating Workplace Head Injuries 3
... targeted searches to ob/gyn specialty-specific ... patient care and practice management, ... (http://www.OBGManagement.com ), a leader in the field of obstetrics ... latest search engine tool: OBGfindit.com (http://www.OBGfindit.com )., ...
... discovered a new perspective in the study of infectious ... looking at an organism and how it works within ... published in Environmental Microbiology, Dr Carla Pruzzo, Dr Luigi ... bacteria and its interaction with the environment and found ...
... Sharp Rise in Gonorrhea Cases, HARRISBURG, Pa., May 2 ... of Gonorrhea last year in Delaware County,the Pennsylvania Department of ... and 24 be routinely screened for the,disease, as well as ... to 921 in 2007 from 513,the year before., Of ...
... (Nasdaq:,WBMD) and HLTH Corporation (Nasdaq: HLTH ) today ... the Third Annual Needham & Company,Internet & Digital Media ... ET., Investors, analysts and the general public are ... presentation over the Internet. The broadcast,can be accessed at ...
... Lupus Foundation of,America joins a coalition of approximately 100 ... May 10. More than 1.5 million,Americans and at least ... struggle daily with the often-debilitating health,consequences of the chronic ... an unbalanced immune system that can become,destructive to any ...
... DIEGO, May 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - It is the cosmetic ... from their hips and thighs and,redistributing it to their ... or effective. Fat grafting for breast enhancement will be,discussed ... American Society,for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) being held at ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:OBGManagement.com and Convera(R) Launch Search Site for Physicians in the ObGyn Specialty 2Health News:Lupus Organizations Issue International Call-to-Action to Combat Disease Affecting Five Million People 2Health News:Breast Enhancement With Fat: Pros and Cons 2Health News:Breast Enhancement With Fat: Pros and Cons 3
(Date:7/25/2014)... NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR ... JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ... ABBV ) today announced financial results for the ... was another very strong quarter for AbbVie, as we delivered ... announced plans to merge with Shire, a strategic action that ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of a prominent ... recent study, which shows how grief in pregnancy may cause ... According to US News , "Unborn ... than others to grow up overweight or obese, even if ... two specific types of stress that caused obesity: "Children whose ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... July 24, 2014  Parnell Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd ... will be added to Parnell,s already extensive pipeline ... Ltd, a biotechnology company. The compounds now known ... promise in bone regeneration and dermal regeneration, respectively. ... compounds for the veterinary market with the potential ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 13AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 14AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 15AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 16AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 17AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 18AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 19AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 20AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 21AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 22AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 23AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 24AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 25AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 26AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 27AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 28AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 29AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 30AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 31AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 32AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 33AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 34AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 35AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 36
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: