High Crime Areas, Higher Incidence of Diabetic Risk?

A story reported in the Tennessean newspaper on January 20th, 2012 indicated that the high crime areas of Nashville typically had an increased incidence of people suffering with diabetes. It seems to be due to their inability to obtain access to healthy foods but also, for safety reasons, not be able to get the exercise […]

Teenage Obesity

Obesity in children is becoming an epidemic just like diabetes.  There are many causes.  However, some preventable research indicates that one of the causes is foot problems.  Foot pain in children leads to inactivity thus, weight gain. Many children do not want to admit their feet hurt, especially in front of their peers and even […]

Is Your Sugar-Filled Christmas Stocking Giving You Diabesity?

Happy Holidays! There’s a new word that many Americans will be learning of in the New Year.  It’s called diabesity.  You may be one that has it as one out of two Americans do.   Diabesity is a medical condition that leads to many other medical complications including weight gain, obesity, hypertension and more.  It is […]