Paula Deen reveals diabetes diagnosis, teams with drugmaker

Paula Deen reveals diabetes diagnosis, teams with drugmaker
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Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 6:42pm

Food Network star and Savannah resident Paula Deen is teaming with drugmaker Novo Nordisk to launch a program that aims to help people live with Type 2 diabetes and promote a Novo diabetes drug.

The program is called Diabetes in a New Light and offers tips on food preparation, stress management and working with doctors on a treatment plan.

Deen has Type 2 diabetes and takes Victoza, a once-daily non-insulin drug. Type 2 is the most common form of diabetes, where the body either does not produce enough insulin or does not use it efficiently, allowing excess glucose to accumulate in the blood.

Learn more about Deen's program by clicking here

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