Diabetes is one of this country’s most persistent and costly health care issue and affects Americans in ever more increasing numbers.
This week’s news items about diabetes includes
(1) Hydration may lower the risk of hyperglycemia by 21%. The magic number appears to be 34 oz of water daily
(2) Pets may cause cause foot injuries to a diabeticy by a bite or a scratch. This occurs while sleeping or playfulness
(3) Reuters article suggests that Vitamin D supplements can reduce risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes by improving the beta cells in prediabetes (Helath Day News is accessible also here at http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/08/us-vitamin-d-pancreas-idUSTRE7676QG20110708.)
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