Category: Reducing Risks

  • In The Bahamas 10,100 cases of Diabetes are undiagnosed

    Diabetes is one of the leading causes of ill health and death in The Bahamas. Here at the Diabetes Education Network we wholeheartedly believe that it doesn’t have to be this way. To start with, lets look at the data. In 2015 The Bahamas had an estimated 2015 population of 387,500. According to the data […]

  • World Diabetes Day 2016

    Diabetes Education Network is proud to Partner with The International Diabetes Foundation for World Diabetes Day and throughout Month of November. One in two adults currently living with diabetes is undiagnosed. This World Diabetes Day, IDF are asking individuals who may be at risk of type 2 diabetes, people living with diabetes, diabetes associations and […]

  • Type 2 Diabetes Risk Increases For Every Extra Hour Spent Sitting: Study

    In the past, we’ve learned a lot about the potential genetic, environmental, and lifestyle risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes — but how does sedentary behavior influence the disorder? That’s the focus of a recent study published in Diabetologia. Prior research has shown “unfavorable associations” between sedentary time, such as sitting and reclining to watch TV or work on a […]

  • Barley helps improve blood sugar levels, reduce appetite

    Did you know barley can rapidly improve people’s health by reducing blood sugar levels and the risk for diabetes, a recent study shows. The secret lies in the special mixture of dietary fibers found in barley, which can also help reduce people’s appetite and risk for cardiovascular disease. But where can you find Barley in […]

  • Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Disease by exercising 30 mins 5 times a week

    February is National Heart Month a great time to think deeply about how to make better choices and include exercise as part of your life. Many people believe that exercise requires super hard tasks and hours at the gym. But did you know that  just 30 minutes of exercise five out of seven days a week […]