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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

  • Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Neighborhoods with easy access to healthy foods and safe places to exercise may help residents reduce their risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. The study found that the risk of developing diabetes was 12 percent lower in neighborhoods with access to healthy [...]

  • Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics’ Blood Sugar

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The order in which obese people with type 2 diabetes eat their food can affect their blood sugar levels, a small study suggests. The new research found that having protein and vegetables before carbohydrates was linked to lower blood sugar and insulin levels after the meal. “We’re always looking [...]

  • Exercise May Have Benefits Beyond Fitness in Type 2 Diabetes

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Exercise appears to benefit people with type 2 diabetes in a number of ways, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas looked at health records from people with type 2 diabetes. They found that people who exercised had lower body fat, [...]

  • Tight Food Budget Can Wreak Havoc on Diabetes Management

    By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with type 2 diabetes who don’t always have enough money for food have worse blood sugar control than people who don’t worry about where their next meal will come from, new research finds. “We talk about healthy eating a lot in diabetes education, but we [...]

  • Certain Diabetes Drugs May Aid Weight Loss by Curbing Cravings

    TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A class of drugs used to treat diabetes also appears to help patients lose weight by changing how the brain responds to food, a new study suggests. Researchers have been trying to learn how gut-hormone based medications called GLP-1 receptor agonists also help people with type 2 diabetes shed [...]

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