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A Study On Bariatric Surgery & Diabetes

A Study On Bariatric Surgery & Diabetes

Are you considering bariatric surgery to cure your diabetes? Results of a study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine have received quite a bit of media attention and may encourage people with diabetes to ask about bariatric surgery. There are 27 million people with diabetes type 2. Diabetes type 2 is associated with macrovascular disease (heart attacks, strokes and non-traumatic amputations) as well as microvascular disease (kidney disease, and blindness).

Marriage: Use It Or Lose It

Marriage: Use It Or Lose It

After seven years of what appeared to be a loving marriage, Heidi Klum has filed for divorce from Seal following a three month separation. The couple issued a joint statement: "While we have enjoyed seven very loving, loyal and happy years of marriage, after much soul-searching we have decided to separate. We have had the deepest respect for one another throughout our relationship and continue to love each other very much, but we have grown apart."

Skipping Breakfast Can Increase Your Risk Of Diabetes

Skipping Breakfast Can Increase Your Risk Of Diabetes

Do you skip breakfast in an attempt to get to work early in the morning? Is is possible that this behavior will lead to diabetes. A prospective study that followed 30,000 men showed that those who skip breakfast, even if they maintain a good weight and have healthy eating habits the rest of the day may be increasing their risk for diabetes by as much as 21%. A team at the Harvard School of Public Health noted that people who skip breakfast are more likely to snack on sugary foods and do less exercise. Dr. Lain Frame from the UK supports the concept of three balanced meals every day.

Finding Hope: 5 Lessons from Easter

Finding Hope: 5 Lessons from Easter

Many things can bring you to the point of despair. Learning that your spouse has cheated on you; finding out about the secret past of a partner that was kept secret even from you; the sudden death of a family member; the loss of your home - all of these events and many more can bring you to the point of despair. Despair is a natural reaction but is one that tends to take away any sense of hope that we ave.

Sudden Changes In Life: 5 Lessons From Passover

Sudden Changes In Life: 5 Lessons From Passover

Many things can drastically and suddenly change our lives. With the economy, we all know people who were doing well (or at least okay) who lost their job and as a result their whole world changed. Another person's life may be changed when their spouse is injured in a car accident or diagnosed with cancer. And for another person, the change may be the result of relocating to a new town for the promise of a great new life.

Conflict In The Family: 4 Lessons From Maundy Thursday

Conflict In The Family: 4 Lessons From Maundy Thursday

If you are like most people, you experience some form of conflict within your family whether it is just two of you, involves children or even the extended family.  Sometimes this conflict can be  just in the situation, but there are also times that it runs deeper.  There are even times that trust has been severely broken and you do not trust whether another will live up to the support that they talk about or whether another will directly do you harm by betraying you.  So, what should you do when you find yourself in such a spot?  

3 Tips For A Fabulously Frugal Easter!

3 Tips For A Fabulously Frugal Easter!

By Kristen Hagopian, Frugalista, for GALTime After the relatively mild winter just gone by, it seems almost too good to be true to have a fabulous Easter right upon us. Yet here it is, in all of its pastel clothed, candy-covered glory. Weather permitting, it’s also the perfect holiday to invite friends and family over for the first throw-open-the-windows get-together of the year. No air conditioning, no heating needed – what could be better?

DIY Painted Easter Projects

DIY Painted Easter Projects

By Malia Martine Karlinsky, for GALTime It's almost springtime and that means eggs, baskets and candy. Of course you can buy some pricey Easter decor-- but why not make some yourself... and use up some of last year's plastic Easter eggs in the process?

How Being A Stripper Made Me A Better Lover

How Being A Stripper Made Me A Better Lover

Flipping through YourTango on this fine Friday morning, I came upon a great article from a fellow YT expert about 7 things you can learn from strippers. It was written from a guy's point of view, and it absolutely paralleled my own personal experience as a stripper. Some of the YT readers didn't really appreciate the article's point of view, but I'd like to defend it.

Spontaneous VS. Planned Sex

Spontaneous VS. Planned Sex

Would you prefer spontaneous or planned dates and sex? I can almost guarantee you are thinking that you want spontaneous. But, I am going to guess that you aren't getting the spontaneity you desire. So here is where the planning comes in to help you CREATE spontaneity. Awhile back I wrote a blog post about one of my favorite weekly activities - Date Day/Night/Time.