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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 News

  • Good News for Walkers: Brisk Pace as Good as a Jog for Avoiding Diabetes

    Brisk walking may be more effective than jogging in controlling blood sugar levels in people with prediabetes, a new study suggests.

  • Brisk Walking May Help Ward Off Diabetes

    WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Brisk walking may be more effective than jogging in controlling blood sugar levels in people with prediabetes, a new study suggests. People with prediabetes have higher-than-normal blood sugar levels but not so high that it’s full-blown diabetes. The “gold standard” approach to diabetes prevention involves weight loss, diet and [[...]

  • The Best Diabetes Drug for Your Heart and Mind? Experts Weigh In

    No single drug to treat type 2 diabetes stands out from the pack when it comes to reducing the risks of heart disease, stroke or premature death, a new research review finds.

  • Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?

    By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) — No single drug to treat type 2 diabetes stands out from the pack when it comes to reducing the risks of heart disease, stroke or premature death, a new research review finds. The analysis of hundreds of clinical trials found no evidence that any one diabetes [...][...]

  • U.S. Teen Diabetes Rate Exceeds Prior Estimates

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) — More American teens have diabetes or prediabetes than previously thought, and many don’t know they have the blood-sugar disease, a new study finds. Nearly 1 percent of more than 2,600 teens studied had diabetes — with almost one in three cases undiagnosed, researchers found. Also, almost [...][...]