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.
Not Just Living With, but Living Well With, Type 2 DiabetesHere'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
Taking antibiotics might increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.
MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Exercise is more likely to help prevent diabetes in college graduates than in those with less schooling, a new study finds. Researchers examined data from the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2012, and found adults with a college degree who were physically active were 6 percent [...]
By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pumps seem to have a much lower risk of dying from heart disease or stroke prematurely than those who rely on multiple daily injections of insulin, new research suggests. “As done in Sweden at the time of [...]
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — High doses of the diabetes drug liraglutide (Victoza) seem to help patients with type 2 diabetes lose weight, a new study suggests. In a trial funded by the drug’s maker Novo Nordisk, people who took 3 milligrams (mg) of Victoza daily over 56 weeks lost [...]
By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Insulin resistance, a key component of type 2 diabetes, may contribute to language problems in women that can potentially signal early dementia, new research suggests. The association was not seen in men, although the researchers could not determine exactly why that was so. In the study, [...]
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