We provide support and education to those living with diabetes as well as their family and friends. Your doctor can make a referral for you and a support person to attend classes that give you the tools to better manage your disease process. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had diabetes for years, this class is a great way to get back on track and get updated on the latest information about diabetes care. To schedule an appointment, call 269-637-5271 ext. 2781 or visit www.bronsonsouthhaven.com to learn more.
MONDAY, April 22, 2019 -- New research suggests a first-line drug for treating type 2 diabetes -- metformin -- may help people with pre-diabetes maintain long-term weight loss.
People who lost weight while taking metformin maintained a loss of about 6% of their body weight for six to 15 years. People who lost weight through lifestyle changes -- eating healthily and exercising regularly -- managed to keep off just under 4% of their initial body weight for the same period, the study found.
TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Diabetes can be a risk factor for heart disease – but for women, the condition can lead to worse outcomes than for men.
The statistics are striking: Compared to their male counterparts, women with diabetes have a twofold increased risk of heart disease. They're also more likely to have heart attacks earlier – and ones that are fatal.
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- There is no one right diet for people with diabetes, and patients should instead have personalized nutrition plans, a new American Diabetes Association (ADA) report says.
There simply is no ideal percentage of calories from carbohydrates, proteins and fats. And combinations of different foods or food groups are acceptable for the management of diabetes and pre-diabetes, the report added.