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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

  • 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.

  • Why Any Exercise Is Better Than None for Inactive People

    People who are sedentary should focus on small increases in their activity level and not dwell on public health recommendations on exercise, according to new research.

  • Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women

    THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Healthy eating habits reduce women’s risk of type 2 diabetes, new research finds. “This study suggests that a healthy overall diet can play a vital role in preventing type 2 diabetes, particularly in minority women who have elevated risks of the disease,” said lead author Jinnie Rhee, a postdoctoral [...]

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