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.
Not Just Living With, but Living Well With, Type 2 DiabetesHere'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
Better diabetes treatment has slashed rates of complications such as heart attacks, strokes and amputations in older adults, a new study shows. “All the event rates, if you look at them, everything is a lot better than it was in the 1990s, dramatically better,” said study author Dr. Elbert Huang, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Chicago.
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) — People with diabetes are at increased risk for eye problems, but a new study finds that poor diabetes patients who go to public hospital clinics have low rates of eye care. Poor continuity of care can delay the detection of eye disorders and increase the risk of complications, said [...]
New research shows that many Americans who are at risk for type 2 diabetes don’t believe they are, and their doctors may not be giving them a clear message about their risk.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Poor circulation in the legs, a condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD), affects many Americans and can become so serious it leads to amputation. But a new study finds wide hospital-to-hospital variance in spending on PAD, with no significant difference in amputation rates. “Medicare spending on patients with [...]
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Being an elite athlete, especially in an endurance sport, may help protect men against type 2 diabetes later in life, a small new study finds. Researchers looked at 392 Finnish men who were former elite athletes and a comparison group of 207 men who hadn’t been athletes. Overall, [...]
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