Diabetes http://www.kunc.org en Where's The Whole Grain In Most Of Our Wheat Bread? http://www.kunc.org/post/wheres-whole-grain-most-our-wheat-bread We've all heard the advice to eat more whole grains, and cut back on refined starches.<p>And there's good reason. Compared with a diet heavy on refined grains, like white flour, a diet rich in whole grains — which includes everything from brown rice to steel-cut oats to <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/10/02/227838385/farro-an-ancient-if-complicated-grain-worth-figuring-out">farro</a> — is linked to lower rates of heart disease, certain cancers and Type 2 diabetes.<br /> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:22:00 +0000 55440 at http://www.kunc.org Where's The Whole Grain In Most Of Our Wheat Bread? U.S. Olympic Skier Finds Team Spirit, Minus The Team http://www.kunc.org/post/us-olympic-skier-finds-team-spirit-minus-team The U.S. Olympic team is taking shape in the run-up to next month's Winter Games in Russia. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:19:00 +0000 Tom Goldman 53541 at http://www.kunc.org U.S. Olympic Skier Finds Team Spirit, Minus The Team Big Weight Loss For Diabetics, But No Drop In Heart Risk http://www.kunc.org/post/big-weight-loss-diabetics-no-drop-heart-risk Hundreds of overweight or obese people with diabetes have been able to do something very few Americans have done: lose a big chunk of weight and keep it off for 10 years.<p>So should it matter if that epic weight loss didn't reduce the risk of heart disease? Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:20:00 +0000 Nancy Shute 46288 at http://www.kunc.org Big Weight Loss For Diabetics, But No Drop In Heart Risk Sugar's Role In Rise Of Diabetes Gets Clearer http://www.kunc.org/post/sugars-role-rise-diabetes-gets-clearer Robert Lustig wants to convince the world that sugar is making us very sick. And lately he's turned to an unconventional field – econometrics – to do it.<p>Lustig rounded up statisticians and epidemiologists to look at the relationship between food and diabetes risk. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:03:00 +0000 40917 at http://www.kunc.org Sugar's Role In Rise Of Diabetes Gets Clearer Social Media Help Diabetes Patients (And Drugmakers) Connect http://www.kunc.org/post/social-media-helps-diabetes-patients-and-drugmakers-connect When Kerri Sparling was 7 years old, she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Her family didn't know anyone with the disease, so they sent her to diabetes camp — "where every single camper had Type 1 diabetes," she says.<p>"That was my first sense of not only other people who had diabetes, but a true community," says Sparling.<p>Things are very different today. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 08:19:00 +0000 37158 at http://www.kunc.org Social Media Help Diabetes Patients (And Drugmakers) Connect