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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

  • Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — New U.S. government research connects eyesight problems with poverty, and reveals that people in the southern part of the country have the highest prevalence of both poverty and severe vision loss. In fact, most of the counties that rank in the top 25 percent for severe [...]

  • The Surprising Health Risk of Being Pregnant With A Boy

    A baby’s gender appears to affect a mother’s risk for diabetes during pregnancy — called gestational diabetes — and type 2 diabetes after pregnancy, a new study suggests.

  • Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Adults who were bullied in childhood may be at an increased risk for obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a new British study suggests. “Our research has already shown a link between childhood bullying and risk of mental health disorders in children, adolescents and adults, but this study is the [...]

  • One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) — More than one-third of U.S. adults have a combination of health problems collectively known as metabolic syndrome that increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to new research. What’s worse, the researchers found the rate of metabolic syndrome increases dramatically with age. Almost half [...]

  • Shift Work Linked to Health Problems

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Shift work may harm your health, a new study warns. Researchers examined data on nearly 1,600 people in Wisconsin, comparing the health of shift workers with those who worked a 9-to-5 schedule. The results showed that shift workers were more likely to be overweight than people who didn’t do shift [...]

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