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February 2012: Confessions of a "Fat Chef":
A candid interview with Chef Jen, a contestent from the new Food Network show, Fat Chef.

January 2012: I Don’t Know Why I Can’t Lose:
Weight Tips to overcome the top five obstacles that prevent weight loss success.

October 2011: Are You Protein Deficient?
Lots of people trying to eat healthy don’t get enough of this crucial nutrientust

2011 Top 5 Diet Mistakes:

How to avoid common problems of popular diet plans.
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Each year in the U.S. diabetes results in the amputation of about 65,700 legs or feet. About 85% of those began with a diabetic foot ulcer. And for Dr. David Schwegman, the mission to educate people about the issue is personal.

His father, a diabetic, had a foot ulcer that resulted in the amputation of his left leg, which contributed to his death, his son said.

"He became a statistic," Schwegman said. "He was one of the 50% of people that died within five years after having an amputation."
www.thechart.blogs.cnn.com