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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

  • This Is How Much Longer You Should Stand Each Day to Get Health Benefits

    Sitting too long may be hazardous to your health, even if you exercise regularly, Australian researchers report.

  • Stand, Don’t Sit, to Get Healthier, Scientists Say

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Sitting too long may be hazardous to your health, even if you exercise regularly, Australian researchers report. A new study found that sitting appears to be linked to increased blood sugar and cholesterol levels, which can lead to added weight, diabetes and heart ills. But standing [...]

  • Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Only one-third of American seniors with diabetes have their disease under control, a new study finds. “This research gives us a good picture of diabetes control in older adults and gets us thinking about what it means that older Americans are not meeting clinical targets and how we should [...]

  • Heart Disease, Alzheimer’s Linked by Common Risk Factors

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Some risk factors for heart disease may also be linked with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, a new study reports. “We already know that vascular risk factors damage the brain and can result in cognitive [mental] impairment,” study lead author Dr. Kevin King said in a news release [...]

  • High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer’s Risk

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. Researchers found that insulin resistance — higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes — was related to poorer performance on memory tests taken by late-middle-age [...]

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