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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

  • Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Too much alcohol in middle age can increase your stroke risk as much as high blood pressure or diabetes, a new study suggests. People who average more than two drinks a day have a 34 percent higher risk of stroke compared to those whose daily average [...]

  • Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds

    THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with diabetes are less likely to take their diabetes medications if they’ve been diagnosed with cancer, researchers report. The new study included more than 16,000 diabetes patients, average age 68, taking drugs to lower their blood sugar. Of those patients, more than 3,200 were diagnosed with [...]

  • Diabetes-Related Foot Condition Often Missed

    FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A debilitating condition called Charcot foot is often missed among the nearly 30 million Americans with diabetes, doctors say. The condition is highly treatable, but if left alone it can lead to permanent deformity, disability, surgery and even amputation, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons [...]

  • Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Adults with eczema — a chronic, itchy skin disease that often starts in childhood — may also have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study. This increased risk may be the result of bad lifestyle habits or the disease itself. “Eczema [...]

  • On Days Teens Eat Pizza, They Take in an Extra 230 Calories

    On the days kids eat pizza, they likely take in more calories, fat and sodium than on other days, a new study found.

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