Back to Back Issues Page
Diabetes Positive Approach, Issue #809-- Cope with Diabetes; Live Healthy
September 02, 2008

Diabetes Positive Approach Newsletter # 809
September 2, 2008

We enjoyed preparing this newsletter just for you. It was fun but we couldn't help but want to have more time for it so we could tell you more things to do for a healthier tomorrow. Rules to fight diabetes, stress crunchers, and oh so many more. We have to remember that the key is just to be open and to stop complaining. That said, let's get down to business. These are the topics to be covered in this issue:

1. What's new at

2. Risk Factors to Develop Diabetes

3. A Success Quotation of the Month

4. Trivia Question

Now let's get on with the meat of this ezine:

1. What's new at

First let's see what are the new additions to the website. We scoured the net for the most relevant news:

Leptin Can Help Type 1 Diabetics
August 27, 2008

Arsenic Exposure Could Increase Diabetes Risk
August 20, 2008

Hispanic Children Who Are Overweight Are At Risk For Pre-Diabetes
August 13, 2008

Guide for Diabetic Women Through Successful Pregnancies in NIDDK Booklet
August 6, 2008

You can gain access to all aforementioned news at Newsalert.

If you get there later you will still find them at: Alert 1.

Here are the other new additions to the website:

Diabetes Leg Pain_1

Diabetes Type 2

Erectile Dysfunction


Juvenile Diabetes

Here are the new additions at our sister site at Blogging for Diabetes and You

More than a Third of Adults With Diabetes Affected by Sleep Apnea
August 30, 2008

Stem Cells into Insulin-Producing Cells
August 27, 2008

Release of Diabetic Care Product
August 16, 2008

Preparation for Natural Disasters Important for Diabetics
August 9, 2008

Type 2 Diabetes Found to Have Multiple Genes Implicated In It
August 2, 2008


August 11, 2008

Nick Jonas is a popular guy but diabetes does not choose people based on popularity. He developed type 1 diabetes and on August 6, 2008 he held a press conference in New York on his struggle with his condition. Tiger Beat and BOP was there to get it all. You will find this video at this link by scrolling down that page:

Brittle Type 1 Diabetes

August 11, 2008

Gestational diabetes may happen so if you're pregnant, you may need to worry about this condition. Do you know what is the statistics on this? About 5% of expecting women have the condition. You will find this video at this link by scrolling down that page:

Gestational Diabetes

Articles Published at Ezinearticles on:

August 19, 2008 Type 2 Diabetes, What to Do For a Healthier Tomorrow

August 13, 2008 Brittle Type 1 Diabetes and Insulin Therapy, Friends Or Foes?

August 7, 2008 Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes, An Omen of Things to Come?

You will find the above articles at Dr. Roger Guzman's Articles

August 27, 2008 Blood Sugar Monitor, Could Be A Life Saver of a Tool

Click here to read the full article.

Healthy Eating, Healthy Life

2. Risk Factors to Develop Diabetes

Diabetes has met the requirements of an epidemic and we can help stop the tide. How? Knowing the risk factors for the condition and where you stand helps. Also you will be able to help friends and family. When you find that they fit the risk puzzle, encourage them to take the test so they can start the strategies to reverse the process.

Here are the risks:

3. A Success Quotation of the Month = From J.K. Rowling, author of the best-selling Harry Potter in her commencement address at Harvard entitled The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination mentioned believing in Seneca who said:

"As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters."

4. Trivia: Do You Know If This Is True?

One of the HEALTHY JUICES is Apple + Cucumber + Celery which is supposed to prevent cancer, reduce cholesterol, and eliminate stomach upset and headache.  

5. And here’s the dessert recipe we promised you.

Pistachio Supreme


  • 12 ounces, cream cheese, fat-free
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 tablespoon sweetener, Equal
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 ounce sugar-free pistachio pudding, instant
  • 22 fat-free or low fat chocolate wafers


  • a. Combine and process cream cheese, vanilla and sweetener in food processor until smooth.
  • b. Beat cold milk and pudding in a medium bowl for two minutes.
  • c. Pour the pudding and milk mixture into the food processor with the cream cheese combination and process until mixed well.
  • d. Spread 20 chocolate wafers in the bottom of 8-inch round or square dish.
  • e. Pour pudding and cream cheese mixture over the chocolate wafers.
  • f. Crumble the remaining two wafers and sprinkle on top of e.
  • g. Chill for one hour before serving.

This recipe serves a total of 9. Each serving has 131 calories, 0.7 gram fat, 0.06 grams of saturated fat, 13.6 grams of carbohydrate, 15.8 grams of protein and 8 milligrams of cholesterol

6. Got something to say?

Please write down your questions and comments in the contact form in our website. We will try to answer your questions in the next issue on the first Tuesday of October 2008. We will try to put the contact form here but if it does not come on, you will see the contact form on the following link but
scroll down to see the contact form.

That's all for now our friends. Thank you for taking the time to read this newsletter. Keep cool, eat smart, and stay fit this summer. We'll talk to you again soon. Until then, we wish the best for you.

Roger and Evelyn Guzman

Know somebody who'd like to read this? Please forward it to your family, friends, coworkers, and anyone else that you think might need or enjoy it. Thank you for your help and support.

Subscribe at the top left hand side of the website's page where you will see the contact form.

Follow us on twitter: diabeteshelp

The above is the quickest way to contact us. You can log in the following:

If you don't have an account, register, then follow us by searching for "diabeteshelp" in the search box at the top of the page. Send me a tweet and I'll be able to read it sooner than any other way of contacting us."

Did you miss the following back issues of this newsletter?

Here they are:

Diabetes Positive Approach Newsletter 805

Diabetes Positive Approach Newsletter 806

Back to Back Issues Page