Diabetes

Diabetes Program at Bronson South Haven

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.

 

You've Lost the Weight -- Now Keep It Off to Keep Diabetes at Bay

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 -- The health of people with type 2 diabetes often improves dramatically with a 5% to 10% weight loss -- but to sustain the benefits, you need to keep the weight off, new research claims.

After losing weight with a yearlong intervention, blood sugar and blood pressure levels go down and cholesterol results improve. People who kept at least 75% of that weight off for another three years retained or had even greater health benefits, the study reported.

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