Ongoing SEARCH Study Reports Spike in DM1 and DM2

HeartWire recently reported on new diabetes research released this week at the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia. The data show a surge in the number of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus cases in the U.S. and globally.

Although researchers are struggling to understand the sudden spike in DM1, which is not preventable and still relatively rare, I am not at all surprised at the more than 21-percent increase in DM2 among teens.

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Summertime Heart-Healthy Nuggets

Hope everyone is enjoying summertime and BBQs. Have you noticed that even though it’s “swimsuit season” more people are contributing to our nation’s ever-growing waistlines?

ABC’s “Good Morning America” asks: Is the fight against obesity really working? Their story below explains why restaurant menus — even those with calorie counts — aren’t helping the U.S. battle the bulge.



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