Controlled Carbohydrate Nutrition is committed to providing accurate
and concise information regarding the benefits and uses of a controlled
carbohydrate lifestyle based on the
Atkins Nutritional Approach.
Information is geared to the consumer and healthcare provider for weight
loss, weight maintenance, and prevention or treatment of the many
conditions influenced by diet and lifestyle.
By assisting people to understand the value of controlling both the
quality and quantity of carbohydrate foods, our goal is to positively
impact the lives and health of people of all ages.
December 2013 A recent study compared diabetes complication rates of
young people with type 1 diabetes and those with type 2 diabetes. Type 2
diabetes is on the rise in younger people as obesity in the young has
increased. Surprisingly, those with type 2 diabetes had higher rates
of complications that developed earlier than those with type
The underlying complications of diabetes are damage to the large and
small blood vessels because of high blood sugars. Common complications
include cardiovascular disease, kidney failure, nerve damage especially
in the feet and legs and loss of vision.
Complications usually show up about 15 years after the disease
onset.Think of those 15 year old obese kids, who may or may not know
they have pre-diabetes or diabetes, and the future that awaits them when
they reach their 30ís.