One Good Thing: Why This Woman Is Giving Away Food in Her Backyard

Desiree Lamarr is on a mission to end food insecurity.

To help fight food insecurity in her community, Desiree Lamarr started Murphy's Giving Market. She feeds hundreds of local families right out of her backyard.

How to Safely Make Lifestyle Changes With Type 2 Diabetes

Gain control of your disease while still protecting your heart

If you're overweight or obese and have type 2 diabetes, a new study reveals how to make lifestyle changes that will help you safely gain control of your disease and still protect your heart.

Researchers published a study in Diabetes Care that took a second — and more in-depth — look at data from the NIH's Look AHEAD study. They found that for 85% of people in that study, lifestyle interventions that triggered weight loss and increased physical activity reduced potential cardiovascular problems. Such lifestyle interventions also help reduce the risks for diabetes, dementia and some cancers and strengthen the immune system.

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