Read a selection of the articles linked here. You may be asked to login to read the articles off campus. Please ask your teacher or a librarian for the generic school passwords.
"Diabetes" From Teen Health & Wellness- Click on the different sections of the article on the left. Good overview of the disease, symptoms, diagnosis, good questions to ask, treatment, myths & facts.
"Diabetes" from World of Health- Covers types of diabetes, signs & inheritance factors
"Fresh Fruit, Hold the Insulin" from Scientific American- Discusses how the farm bill relates to our nation's battle with obesity & diabetes
"A Diabetes Cliffhanger" from Scientific American- Researchers are baffled by the worldwide increase in Type 1 diabetes, the less common form of the disease
"WHO Warns of Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity" from Reuters Health Medical News- The World Health Organization discusses global statistics of chronic diseases
"Grease Under Fire" from Time- This article looks at celebrity chef Paula Deen who announced in January 2012 that she has Type II diabetes.
"Black Youths: the New Face of Diabetes"-from Ebony- Click on PDF Full Text on the left to read article. As African-American youth have beccome heavier, half of them are predicted to be diagnosed with the disease during their lifetime
"PCBs and Diabetes in Anniston Alabama" from Environmental Health Perspectives- Reports increased diabetes among PCB plastics exposed populations