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.
Not Just Living With, but Living Well With, Type 2 DiabetesHere'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
By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Anyone who needs to monitor their blood sugar can take some simple steps to improve their test results. These include: Wash your hands before you test. It sounds simple enough, but it’s a step many people skip or skimp on. “Tests strips are essentially little labs [...]
By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Every day, millions of people with diabetes — both type 1 and type 2 — rely on the results they get from their blood glucose meters to guide their treatment decisions. But, what if those test results were wrong? Recent research has found that even [...]
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Pregnancy isn’t a license to gain weight, say researchers who have found that heavier moms-to-be tend to have fatter babies at greater risk for serious health issues. Bigger babies can pose problems during delivery, and a baby that’s large for its age is at higher risk [...]
THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Obese teens who get too little sleep are at increased risk for heart disease and diabetes, a small study suggests. Researchers assessed the health, physical activity levels and sleeping habits of 37 obese American youngsters, aged 11 to 17. Among the study participants, only one-third met the minimum recommendations of [...]
WEDNESDAY, March 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Like their neighbors to the south, Canadians are getting fat. A new study reports that obesity rates in the country tripled in less than three decades, and estimates that more than one in five Canadians will be obese by 2019. Researchers reviewed health surveys dating back to 1985. By 2011, [...]
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