Roughly about 23 million Americans are believed to have type-2 diabetes and about 80 percent of them are overweight. Facing that reality, there will be one more reference to get information and program about diabetes tips or healthy habit for people with diabetes. A celebrity chef and Food Network star, Paula Deen is partnering with drug maker, Novo Nordisk to arrange and launch a program in order to help people with Type 2 diabetes have a healthful life called Diabetes in a New Light. They also plan to promote a Novo diabetes drug.
Paula has revealed that she has type-2 diabetes and takes Victoza, a once-daily non-insulin injection. She was diagnosed in 2008, but kept quiet about her condition until she sure she has advice to share the public. “I wanted to bring something to the table when I came forward. I’ve always been to think that I bring hope.” Paula said Tuesday on NBC’s “Today” show. We remember that Paula’s kitchen has a reputation for the fatty, the buttery and that just a few notorious recipes have included fried stuffing on a stick, ribs casserole and red velvet cake. And then when people assumed if the high-fat and high-caloric recipes she fights can lead to diabetes and will the diagnosis change the way she cooks, Paula didn’t give any clear statement. She said that it is part of the puzzle, but mentioned other factors such as genetic, lifestyle, stress and age. “On my show I share with you all these yummy, fattening recipes, but I tell people, ‘in moderation’. I’ve always eaten in moderation.”
The factors that can bring you to have type-2 diabetes told by government doctors. The risk increases if you being overweight, over 45, and inactive. According to the boston.com, growth of disease in the U.S has been closely tied to escalating obesity rates.
Diabetes in a New Light program gives you tips on food preparation, stress management and working with doctors on treatment plan. If you consider applying it, found the tips and recipes by visit www.diabetesinanewlight.com.
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