Physical Activity

Physical Activity is Key to Preventing and Managing Diabetes Regular physical activity is essential for maintaining a healthy weight and ensuring proper fitness of the muscles, bones, nerves and tissues of the body. Different forms of deliberate physical exercises, such as running, bicycling, swimming, weight-lifting, and team sports, as well as consistent physical movement throughout … Continue reading Physical Activity

Meet DDF’s Founders

Andrew P. Mandell– Mr. Diabetes® In 1985, just before my 40th birthday, I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. To say that this was a life changing event is an understatement. Though, at the time, the full impact of that diagnosis was still years away. I didn’t understand how diabetes happened to me — I … Continue reading Meet DDF’s Founders

Arsenic Contaminated Drinking Water Connected to Diabetes

Exposure to arsenic increases the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, concludes a recent study. Arsenic levels in urine were seen to be significantly higher in diabetics than in individuals without the disease. Inorganic arsenic finds its way into drinking water through natural mineral deposits in groundwater. Arsenic is a chemical element known to be … Continue reading Arsenic Contaminated Drinking Water Connected to Diabetes