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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

  • Big Jump in Doctor’s Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes

    THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new report finds that by 2010, one in every 10 visits Americans made to their doctor’s office involved diabetes, with the greatest rise among those aged 25 to 44. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the number of office visits for patients with [...]

  • Healthy ‘Brown Fat’ May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes

    MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — People with higher levels of brown fat have a reduced risk for obesity and diabetes, a new study suggests. Unlike white fat, which lowers insulin sensitivity, researchers found that brown fat actually improves insulin sensitivity, blood sugar control and fat-burning metabolism. “This is good news for overweight and obese people,” [...]

  • Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills

    MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Following a healthy lifestyle may help childhood cancer survivors reduce their risk for chronic health issues, a new study indicates. Researchers suggested that children with cancer and adults who survived childhood cancer should be educated about how their diet and certain behaviors could affect their health in [...]

  • Shift Workers May Have Higher Diabetes Risk

    Shift workers, especially men, may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes compared to people not on such schedules, a new study suggests.

  • Why Too Much Salt Could Be Extra Harmful For Diabetics

    A diet loaded with salt is associated with double the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with type 2 diabetes.

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