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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can have a slow onset, and early symptoms can be confused with signs of stress, being overweight, or a poor diet. But the arsenal of tools to combat diabetes grows every year.

Type 2 Diabetes Journey

Not Just Living With, but Living Well With, Type 2 Diabetes

Here's a shocker: About a quarter of the 24 million Americans who have diabetes don't know it yet. Whether you're a newbie or a veteran, there is much more than medicine involved in the treatment of this disease.

Type 2 Diabetes News

  • Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC

    By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new survey of American adults across 18 states finds 17 percent drinking at least one sugary soda per day, with rates varying widely across states. For example, while about 12 percent of people in New York state or Hawaii downed one or more non-diet sodas [...]

  • Nearly 40% of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects

    Approximately two out of every five Americans will develop type 2 diabetes at some point during their adult lives, according to new U.S. government estimates.

  • Women, Blacks Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Chronic diseases that can increase a person’s risk of heart attack or stroke appear to hit women and blacks the hardest, a new population-based study found. Diabetes and high blood pressure in particular, contribute to an ongoing gender and race gap in heart disease risk, researchers [...]

  • Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Mental health coaching may help diabetes patients with depression and with lowering their blood sugar levels, a new study suggests. Many people with diabetes suffer depression, which can interfere with their ability to manage their diabetes through monitoring blood sugar levels, being active, eating healthy and taking their medications, [...]

  • The ‘Bear’ Facts on Obesity and Diabetes

    TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The ways grizzly bears deal with hibernation and fluctuating weight might offer valuable new clues to human obesity and diabetes, new research suggests. The study authors note that the tissues of obese people with type 2 diabetes become dangerously insensitive to insulin, the hormone that helps control the [...]

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