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2016

Community College Leadership

Type 2 Diabetes

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Starch-Based Diet And Type 2 Diabetes, Rosper John Jr, Tetaake Y. Ting Aug 2016

Starch-Based Diet And Type 2 Diabetes, Rosper John Jr, Tetaake Y. Ting

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

The starch based diet was discovered and developed by Dr. John McDougal who claimed that a diet consisting of 70% starch, 20% vegetable and 10% fruit while eliminating meat, fat and diary products has helped his patients reverse their diabetes. In this study, we will re-examine the effect of this diet on blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes. We hypothesize that eating on a starch-based diet improves insulin sensitivity in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

A survey of 10 selected type 2 diabetes diagnosed individuals was conducted. Each individual was interviewed and given the option to participate in ...


The Association Between Food Insecurity, Glycemic Control, Self-Care, And Quality Of Life In Adults With Type 2 Diabetes, Allen Walters, Joni S. Williams, Md, Mph, Leonard E. Egede, Md, Ms Aug 2016

The Association Between Food Insecurity, Glycemic Control, Self-Care, And Quality Of Life In Adults With Type 2 Diabetes, Allen Walters, Joni S. Williams, Md, Mph, Leonard E. Egede, Md, Ms

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

Food insecurity is the inability to obtain adequate nutritious food. Therefore, the study assessed the relationship between food insecurity, glycemic control, self-care behaviors, and quality of life in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2DM).

Cross sectional study of 356 adults with T2DM recruited from an academic medical center and a veterans affairs medical center. The independent predictor was food insecurity, and the outcomes were glycosylated hemoglobin A1c, self-care behaviors, and quality of life (QOL). Logistic regression was used to assess the independent factors associated with food insecurity. Multiple linear regression was used to assess the association between food insecurity and ...