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Juan Revenga Frauca

About Juan Revenga Frauca

I am Dietician-Nutritionist and Biologist from the University of Navarra and I practice the profession of dietician-nutritionist and as professor at San Jorge University. I am also a collaborator in different media in the fields of nutrition, food and health . I am member of the Spanish Foundation for Dietitians and Nutritionists (FEDN), and part of both its Scientific Committee and its Technical Advisory Committee. I have been president and founder of the Professional College of Aragon D-N (CPDNA). I am an active user of social media. You can follow me on twitter (@juan_revenga) or Facebook.
  • sweeteners and diabetes 2

Sweeteners, weight, diabetes and health: many doubts and few certainties

Sweeteners, weight, diabetes and health: many doubts and few certainties Caloric sweeteners have been proposed as a solution to a problem: the omnipresence of sugar. But their use today remains controversial because in addition to solving little or nothing, they may be the source of not a few problems. At this point we discover [...]

By |11 November, 2019|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Healthy eating, Nutrition|Tags: , , |
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Well done! diabetes control in the USA

Slowing the incidence and prevalence of diabetes in the U.S. Does the impossible come true? A recent study shows that new diagnoses of diabetes in the United States have decreased by 35 percent since the 2008 peak. This could be the first sign of usefulness of all efforts to curb the epidemic Against the [...]

  • sugars

Sugar, labeling and diabetes

Sugar, labeling and diabetes Far too easily, and quickly too, we relate concepts such as rain and umbrella, hammer and clove, soup and spoon ... and we do the same with diabetes and sugar. When we hear 'diabetes' we immediately think of 'sugar'; so much so that many people believe that sugar is the [...]

By |17 July, 2019|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
  • diet gestational diabetes prevention

Diet and physical activity and Gestational Diabetes

Diet and physical activity and Gestational Diabetes As mentioned in another article on this blog, Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is broadly defined as a situation in which a woman first faces a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus or glucose intolerance in the course of pregnancy, and which is usually resolved, or ended, at the [...]

By |11 June, 2019|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
  • new standards ADA

NUTRITION. Up to date – Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes- 2019

Up to date - Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes- 2019   At the end of the year the American Diabetes Association published an update with standards for healthcare in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. Today we bring them closer to you and discuss nutritional issues The American Diabetes Association [...]

By |5 March, 2019|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
  • oral health and diabetes type2

Oral Health and type 2 diabetes

Bidirectional association between periodontitis and type 2 diabetes The recognition of the relationship of periodontal disease to general health, including type 2 diabetes, has revealed new perspectives regarding prevention and treatment.   It may sound strange, but beyond obesity there are other factors that are less well known for risk of type 2 diabetes. [...]

By |2 January, 2019|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Vegetarian diet lowers diabetes risk

Vegetarian diets lower diabetes risk

Vegetarian diets lower diabetes risk Diets with a wide presence of fresh veggies, legumes and whole grain offer an effective help for type 2 diabetes prevention and treatment It is impossible not to think about the relationship between two current issues: type 2 diabetes and vegetarianism or veganism. On the one hand, [...]

By |28 October, 2018|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Diabetes shortens life

Diabetes can dramatically shorten your life

Diabetes can dramatically shorten your life Diabetes is associated to an increase of 75% mortality rate in adults. Moreover, at the age of 60, it is estimated that, once diagnosed with diabetes, life expectancy may drop five years. By Juan Revenga Such is said in a recent article in The Lancet magazine titled: [...]

By |27 June, 2018|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM): an update based on evidence

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM): an update based on evidence

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM): an update based on evidence Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is generally defined as any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy (American Diabetes Association). Therefore, GDM does not include the situation of those women who previously suffer from diabetes before becoming pregnant. GDM is usually [...]

By |16 May, 2018|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
  • prediabetes entrance to type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes warns through prediabetes, are you listening?

Type 2 diabetes warns through prediabetes, are you listening? Prediabetes combine warnings, easy to know, that type 2 diabetes could be nearby. The sooner we take control of the warnings the bigger chance to successful measures to prevent type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes was known as the Adult-Onset Diabetes, and it is [...]

By |23 February, 2018|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
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