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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

  • Daily Glass of Wine May Boost Type 2 Diabetics’ Heart Health

    By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Relaxing with a glass of wine at the end of the day may help improve heart health and blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. Red wine was better at improving cholesterol, the study found. And, both red and white wine [...]

  • High Blood Sugar During Pregnancy Linked to Infant Heart Defects, Study Finds

    High blood sugar levels during pregnancy may increase a baby’s risk of a heart defect, even among women without diabetes, a new study suggests.

  • New Clues to How Gene Affects Women’s Body Shape, Diabetes Risk

    By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, Oct. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Studies have shown that women with larger hips tend to have a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, and now scientists are getting a clearer picture of the genetics behind it all. Recent research has shown that a variant in a gene called KLF14 is associated [...]

  • 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.

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