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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

  • 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.

  • No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Despite recent advances in preventing heart attacks among U.S. seniors, those gains don’t seem to have occurred among middle-aged adults — especially women, a new study reports. Heart attack hospitalization rates among young and middle-aged adults have remained stable during the previous decade, even as seniors [...]

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