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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

  • Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies

    By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — In a discovery that could eventually shed light on some diseases that plague modern society, a tribe in a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Venezuela appears to have the most diverse collection of bodily bacteria ever found. The study suggests that modern living has [...]

  • To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise

    TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) — There are things people can do to preserve their brain function as they age, a report released Tuesday from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) suggests. “Changes in mental functions and capabilities are a part of aging and occur with everyone,” report committee chair Dan Blazer, a professor of psychiatry [...]

  • Is Gestational Diabetes Linked to Autism?

    By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Pregnancy-related diabetes may increase the risk a child will develop autism, new research suggests. The blood sugar disorder, known as gestational diabetes, was linked to a moderately increased risk for an autism spectrum disorder in a study of more than 320,000 U.S. children, said study researcher [...]

  • Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Face Much Higher Hospitalization Rates

    MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Children with type 1 diabetes are nearly five times more likely to be hospitalized than those without the disease, a new British study finds. The risk is highest among preschoolers and children in poor families. “Children with diabetes are at an unacceptably increased risk of being admitted to hospital,” John [...]

  • More TV Time May Mean Higher Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — If you’re on the verge of developing diabetes, parking yourself in front of the TV might be one of the worst things you could do for your health, a new study suggests. Every extra hour a person with prediabetes spends watching TV each day raises their [...]

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