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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

  • Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes

    Not only is eating better and exercising healthy for people with diabetes, it can save them hundreds of health-care dollars a year, a new study finds.

  • Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss

    THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans are at greater risk for diabetes-related vision loss than other racial groups battling the blood sugar disease, a new study says. Researchers analyzed data from the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, which evaluates about 5,000 people each year. They found that blacks had the highest [...]

  • 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 [...]

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