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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

  • Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes

    By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with type 2 diabetes may benefit from a higher-protein diet, but it likely depends on whether or not they have a particular gene related to vitamin D metabolism, new research suggests. The study of overweight adults with type 2 diabetes found that people lost a [...]

  • The Mediterranean Diet Might Also Be Good for Your Gut

    Numerous studies have extolled the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Now, research suggests the regimen may also boost levels of beneficial fatty acids.

  • Sugary Drinks Linked to Heart Attacks, Stroke, and Diabetes, Review Finds

    Soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages can seriously damage heart health, a new review finds.

  • Sedentary Behavior Linked to Heart Disease in Hispanics

    MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Hispanics who are inactive much of the time are at increased risk for heart disease and diabetes, even if they get regular exercise, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 12,000 Hispanic adults in Chicago, Miami, New York City and San Diego. Compared to those who [...]

  • Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime

    By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Experiencing high levels of mental stress at any point in life — even if only in childhood — may raise the risk for heart disease, stroke or diabetes in adulthood, a new study suggests. “The most striking and perhaps sobering finding in our study is [...]

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