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Welcome back to a health special out on the hunt.
-- got diabetes 26.
Million just -- -- -- five point eight I think is the more exact they -- children and adults in the United States.
Currently have diabetes figures that are expected to double.
In the next ten years as are off our extraordinary thing -- and I wanted to talk about the -- is now and effects -- Doctor rubbing Dolan who -- co director.
Of the Naomi very diabetes center -- professor of clinical diabetes at Columbia University Medical Center doctor thank you so much being in.
First of all I think a lot of people meet me included.
Don't necessarily know exactly -- diabetes is give us that -- layman's explanation of that for.
Diabetes -- disease in which your blood sugar which is the fuel that your body uses for energy blood -- is too high.
Two main causes of diabetes.
The insulin doesn't work properly if that's tied to what used to be called adult diabetes -- that accounts for 90% of the enormous number.
Of people that you talk to -- about 10%.
Have an immune dysfunction where their immune system.
-- -- -- the insulin producing cells so they -- insulin deficient that's called type one time he.
Smart and and that what what's the one of those -- warning signs that this is somebody because -- You know -- mean -- we get the low blood we feel like we have low blood sugar level sometimes would -- -- Snickers all whatever but what are the warning signs that it's something more serious than -- Tickets.
Diabetes both type one in type two.
Are conditions that start out with a family history genetic predisposition.
-- something in the environment tips you -- -- -- in the case of type two diabetes getting older not much you can do -- and getting heavier not exercising.
Problem about diabetes from the standpoint of the clinical management.
There are no warning symptoms.
By the time you have symptoms that people associate with diabetes.
It's too late to really.
You should be screened at the age of 45.
Every year with -- fasting blood sugar.
And if you have any of the following risk factors we more than you should you have a family member with diabetes.
-- a woman went to station all diabetes.
You are -- high risk ethnicities such as an African American Hispanic.
Some groups recommend you start being -- -- he -- ten.
Really so it's been a bit so it do what should somebody look at fourth apparent for instance is worried about a child won't make what should they be looking full.
So that type two diabetes which is by far the most common disease is the disease we -- for.
It's happening -- younger and younger people but not little children.
Type one diabetes often happens with no known family members very hard to screen for -- but we're working great science.
In preventing it and curing.
But for type two diabetes if you're urinating too frequently if you're tired.
If you unexpectedly.
Losing we do that might be -- -- -- your blood pressure blood sugar is too high food but people should know about it.
Or anything X and Y eight why is this epidemic getting worse.
The diabetes epidemic is getting worse full for -- people with type one diabetes the autoimmune form we're not sure why the rise is happening.
For type two diabetes it's almost certainly.
Exponentially increasing because people are.
Queen more than they should and exercising not -- -- giant diet is the key here.
This is possibly the least sexy advice index in medicine who eat a little less exercise a little more.
He's done is there's been a lot of publicity shall we say here in New York about -- Bloomberg's efforts to ban that was huge sugary sodas.
That it to open that that ban overturned a black Kohl recently.
You would presumably like to see you reinstated.
I would like to see diet advice for everybody individual line missed.
What works for one person doesn't work for another.
If you have diabetes you need to limit the carbohydrates if you have high blood pressure -- -- -- to win the assault.
It's very difficult to make a one size fits all recommendation it but in general for every body.
Eating a little less exercising a little more did you exercise ten.
I'm not answering that question -- let's take the fifth of not one.
I -- I did -- some -- did some pretty.
From what -- we -- frenetic housecleaning I guess that got all my parents and I won't -- Very important I feel so embarrassed to say you know thank you don't -- -- That just said briefly note this is something that we as a nation need to pay attention to him pay attention to now and we as individuals need to pay attention to little.
The good news about diabetes can be treated it can be managed you can live -- long healthy life.
The bad news because often has no symptoms and it does have a bit of a stigma.
There are a third of people that had they don't know it.
And -- control diabetes with high blood sugar.
Can lead to really terrible complications.
Loss of limb.
Kidney trouble all of that can be for -- and -- to leave.
With proper medical treatment.
All right -- doctor Robin don't -- who is co director of the Naomi Barry diabetes center a professor of clinical diabetes.
At Columbia University Medical Center thank you very much and as a website up that could put that back.
That is and be diabetes dot all -- everybody can -- with that presumably don't -- that a lot of information.
Okay great to have you here thank you so we have a wonderful weekend how we did take a quick break we'll be met back -- mall on this diabetes epidemic -- we'll talk to -- -- the all thought.
Was a diabetes suffer and he will tell us how he beat it will be right back.
Welcome back to on the Honda foxnews.com -- health special.
On the scourge of diabetes 26 million people in the United States.
I have diabetes that number as I've said several times not expected to double in the next ten years joined now by the open rob tap out friend of the show here.
-- -- You you have diabetes -- or how cavities I guess but you look at the control -- tell -- first of all how you and founded because I think some people they don't.
They're not realizing that they might actually be suffering from it.
How did you get tipped off.
Well we all have these images in our head of how we look even though you know if we're losing -- -- like I am I title couldn't see myself as having a full head of hair.
And I was slowly gaining weight.
Once -- passed fifty the age of fifty you and putting on 101215.
Pounds a year and then it's suddenly I realize arms.
Forty pounds overweight may be more eventually -- all up to almost sixty tonight but I didn't I didn't feel well I was exhaust -- all the time which I was attributing to that.
I'm middle aged -- over fifty different I'm tired I'm exhausted I'm always hungry I come home from work I need to take a nap.
I just don't feel well my complexion is not good I -- that my kids started putting pictures of me on the refrigerator like.
I'm with -- enormous good and Brooke and aren't.
-- -- -- To look a -- -- diabetes and fitness center in North Carolina sponsored by duke university and they have a very unique approach to it which I have -- Taken it upon myself to.
To refine I think the big problem with diabetics is.
That we we treat.
Disease and and health and our country.
Like an abstraction to use this diet the Atkins Diet -- this diet and if 101000 people take the same thing.
They're gonna be curable now in the world individual's -- would react differently.
-- But they educated me on how to change my diet I.
-- what what what -- the key changes to get to get the weight on the control to get the diabetes on the control most people -- Dessert for breakfast then eat bagels the -- -- she's filled the -- things those are not good for you and I was dominant tastes good they taste delicious and and and it's hard to give up and we have a lot of possibly have a lot of refined carbohydrates white bread things like that.
So when I.
Changed my breakfast and started having a whole grains are you the cereal called uncle -- and -- -- -- -- here but it's very good and there and I mix it with another one called Ezekiel.
It's all whole grains and -- have that with a hard boiled egg so there's some carbohydrate.
And some protein and I found that really work for me first week I followed -- eat a diet like that.
I didn't cutting out all the pastas lots of breads what I have -- I have a whole grain multi grain bread I lost eight pounds today as well this is this is that keen.
Did that did that sort of common sense diet that we hear about a law less calm less carbohydrates in terms of the white -- as the white bread.
-- a whole grains fruits and vegetables presumably end and no but yeah.
-- he's balanced diet and more fish less red meat -- what's also interesting is we seem to succumb to advertising so easily here when there's so much is this is heart healthy.
That's right our bar a smoothie has free and at that doesn't mean it's good run we have to learn to read labels and that's one thing I do wanna go to the grocery store a look at it -- -- carbohydrates and how many scarves are in it.
And then looked down and look at other carbohydrates and that's the sneaky thing LC total is thirteen carbohydrates and you're down the list and -- -- 48 other carbohydrates which you don't even know what they are which means it's they're not good for you -- check -- sugar content.
Their cereals that have no sugar there are supposedly healthy cereals with Brandon that that we'll have.
But you know a bag of sugar and if you look at -- the Minnesota had a Coca-Cola it has 39 grams of sugar it and that's like a bucket out right.
So we were saying saying at the top when we -- in this -- -- New York story of how you beat it but.
That -- the bottom line is that you've never once once you have diabetes.
You've never beaten that you're just controlling.
Controlling it or my doctor -- I'm I'm always going to -- -- -- -- find myself slipping and started to eat some things that I shouldn't eat I can put the weight on.
Rapidly and dramatically and I exercise every day so you have to do a combination of everything and I test my blood every day you know and that's the thing that's how I know.
Where I stand and also another thing that people don't do and this has been his interest in people -- studies Schwartzel do an NCAA bracket.
-- know the batting average of everybody in the New York Yankees -- study where they're gonna go on vacation but they don't know the simple things about themselves how high is their cholesterol.
We -- awards what are the what are their other health fact.
Edit I really ever really very good point you know will -- -- useless we should they are zeroed out you're their diligence about personal -- hi -- your triglycerides yup absolutely.
Now you have a not a collapse foxnews.com.
About this right now go to go to folks -- -- -- read it.
There it is we will do will change the -- for you how I controlling got -- it is with the dew diet.
And I also go check out -- website -- tab.
Dot com rob great -- congratulations on -- -- control it and I'm gonna go get myself tic -- pretty quickly we would this maybe I could lose it's certainly need to lose a few -- I would take another quick break here or not diabetes special we'll be back to talk about.
I the issue of fundraising and how funds also critical in to attack -- tackling.
This nationwide epidemic will be right back.
Welcome back to on the -- to foxnews.com.
-- -- see when you get a problem as big as diabetes and you wanna solve that problem.
It takes money so what about the role all of fund raising.
In tackling this -- nationwide epidemic joined now.
I in the studio with me here by Brian -- development coordinator with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
New York City chapter and -- burns Bernstein Bernstein Bernstein Bernstein -- -- -- right first time I was a -- -- -- RF five New York City young leadership committee.
President great to have you both here and this stuff we view Brian.
How much money are you currently raising or is currently being raised trip for diabetes -- and is it anywhere near enough well on the answers until.
-- security it's never going to be tough.
Right now it Jeter is that we hear from leading funder.
About type one diabetes -- last year.
We we -- and dedicated but 123 million dollars type one diabetes research which is the most of anyone in the world.
But we're constantly trying to raise more I think was 117 menu for -- joint effort it's individual chapters at a national level.
And -- -- doing everything we -- to fund the research that is going to eliminate happened at these.
Market how difficult is it with something like diabetes -- you you know when we when we -- let something like cancer.
That everybody thinks Almonte couldn't just the killer disease -- diabetes does kill obviously but people don't think of it necessarily in that way does that present more of a challenge -- raising money.
Did the best way I can describe it I'm sure Brian will will agree with me I described as sub conscious decision making you.
Every single decision that maybe when I'm waking up in the morning whatever -- on -- up -- going to exercise.
In the back my mind diabetes has a clear role in that decision and and -- actively mention your blood sugars actively taking her medication.
And the complications.
And all those risks they hear about type one diabetes are gonna -- you don't take care yourself you but if you manage your blood -- -- -- diet.
You're gonna live and helping us out just like anybody -- -- the -- how.
How hot it is it is it -- getting the message across to people.
That -- that there should be more money donated to this as opposed to donated to.
To -- to -- -- what -- starving children in Africa how difficult a field.
-- -- Get a very very busy field is it to get treatment almost.
People that are directly involved in our fundraising are personally affected by county numbers on our board of directors have children with type on that these relatives or friends or they -- themselves.
But if -- -- contest like you know what's whereas cancer diabetes you're not gonna win but.
So many people have diabetes in this country names -- names of people millions have type two diabetes -- have had one diabetes -- the -- within the amount of dollars -- spent.
I US -- that dollars person -- insurance money.
It's big enough that people are really starting to grasp how big a problem is that we need to have more money more funds going to.
Do you do you both have done he's just a guess you have to -- it did -- deficits -- this is another thing you I look at you two guys you both looking much better shape than me eight it's been.
But what how is that.
It -- it doesn't it's not a it's not a disease that necessarily physically manifest itself.
Patent at least to somebody looking.
Sure the type one diabetes which is what we both have this is genetic -- surrender Terry.
More often than not -- and that's something where you can't really judge a book by the cover right.
Other servers we look like healthy people and I'll speak for myself and O'Brien -- to -- both very healthy.
But that's because we are actively taking care ourselves 24 hours a day seven days a week need to make sure.
That our -- -- -- check ever eating right there were exercising.
And if we maintain that balance.
And we're not gonna have those complications.
And on its -- call it invisible disease and none -- -- bad -- type two.
On its audit when unions have people that have had wanted nothing to get -- beating -- much of -- I'm assuming that the body attack the beta cells in the pancreas and your ability -- insulin was destroyed tapes he was a little bit different.
But -- -- pipeline down many of us who can't even how we.
And but the dead so that there is an element and I didn't -- -- -- -- -- Catholic but an element of choice in type two.
And you you can make a play I mean obviously you're making life choices that I won but -- did not have the choice as to whether you won't suffered from type one but with type two.
One can control it even the all the settled it.
Very often tied to correct me if I'm wrong it is controlled not not controlled but you get diagnosed and type two.
From a lifestyle concerns right you you might be obese overweight you're not take care of your diet -- and what's happening there is your patriots is actually producing insulin which breaks down the sugar but it's not working.
-- as from overwork and that's how -- -- simply cost.
We can't make -- that they're they're different they're different diseases that was similar on some are complications.
And down somewhere.
Side effects but.
You know people that picked eleventh and its -- it's -- -- I think it is hereditary just like at one is but -- type one people.
They have done nothing no lights -- choices right -- today onset of when that's despite.
So anybody who wants to dad take a look do this and and get involved perhaps in in fund -- in in any way what do they go.
11 potential opportunities have been nice to be called the young leadership committee it's a part of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and as the website on screen.
-- -- -- -- -- That's correct that's correct young leadership committee is young professionals we have in your chapter over the past years we've extent expanded domestically and internationally.
You can feel free to contact JR website in New York chapter we can point in the right direction.
Great for personal professional networking putting your your time effort and energy to a cause they are passionate about.
And that's great weight says run very exciting fun events while resentments amount of money as well for -- it's -- -- not.
As Tim Ryan and Eric up both of JD -- -- formerly of gadget ERS I guess in your annual case.
Thank you both for being here very really interesting stuff and we I meant everybody to go check happy website JD -- after all all of -- and if you want to learn anything that's a good place to stop and as these guys say.
A -- -- lifestyle.
Changes might be necessary for the likes of me.
That's been necessary for me anyway thank you gentlemen great to see you really had that fabulous all right I want to get to a curious story now.
You might well know that fertilize it can be used in a whole range of bombs in fact fertilize it was a key ingredient.
In the Oklahoma City bombing it's also been a key ingredient in a lot of bombs in the pockets Don and one particular factory I believe Jennifer Griffin of the Pentagon.
And has been linked to most of this fertilizer and there's some issues now with the love money that would the US may be giving them.
Well that Jonathan here's what's interesting about this fertilizer plant and Pakistan.
The US military for the last seven years has traced the fertilizer used in the IAD's are roadside -- in Afghanistan.
Saying that 80% of -- bombs that went off and harmed US troops and others in Afghanistan.
Were traced back to this one fertilizer plant in Pakistan it's known as the fact my group it's based outside of Lahore.
And they've known this military intelligence has -- this US officials have known it -- -- officials have known it for quite some time.
For years they've been trying to get the pakistanis to do something about this they've tried to approached the fact -- group and say look we can take your fertilizer.
You can still felt fertilizer to Afghanistan but we can.
Change it chemically so that it's not calcium ammonium nitrate.
And that it is in -- so it cannot be used for bombs.
The -- which is Pakistan's intelligence service according to representative Duncan Hunter of congress as well as some military officials that we've spoken to.
The -- -- stopped at the US did the from reaching out to the -- my group halted.
The basically got in the way of of changing this situation and that money I mean that that's fertilizers -- going into Afghanistan blowing up -- trips.
Meantime in January without my group decide -- gonna taking advantage of some.
US tax pair subsidies that money that was made available for those who want to do business in Indiana in the wake of flooding there.
And they want to set up up fertilizer plant in Indiana.
Congressman got ahold of this heard about this.
Local leaders in Indiana are heard about this and they've now put a stop to it but the fact -- my group wants to now do business in the US after essentially.
Having blood the blood of US troops on its hands.
A very interesting -- Griffin thank you very much of the Pentagon have a great weekend -- That Todd dead there is a piece on foxnews.com.
Back tell that story Jenn was talking about right now -- -- check -- act that wraps it up for.
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