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The Connection Between Sitting and Diabetes

The Connection Between Sitting and Diabetes

February 16, 2016
A new study from the Netherlands has found that people who were more sedentary were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome than those who were less sedentary.
Future Diabetes Diagnosis Could Be Based on 11 Factors

Future Diabetes Diagnosis Could Be Based on 11 Factors

February 08, 2016
Leading diabetes researchers are proposing a new way to classify diabetes based on these 11 factors, reports the February issue of the journal Diabetes Care.
New Heart-Health Threat: Compounds in Red Meat, Egg Yolks and More

New Heart-Health Threat: Compounds in Red Meat, Egg Yolks and More

January 29, 2016
A growing stack of research suggests that compounds in red meat, egg yolks and high-fat dairy products raise risk for heart disease—a leading health threat for people with diabetes—via a surprising route: Gut bacteria.
Strong Social Connections Linked to Better Health

Strong Social Connections Linked to Better Health

January 20, 2016
Being socially connected to supportive people during your entire life bodes well for your health, new research finds, and may actually counteract some of the risks that accompany health problems such as diabetes.
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Limit Sugar and Emphasize Plant Foods

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Limit Sugar and Emphasize Plant Foods

January 08, 2016
New USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans emphasize "all food and beverage choices matter” when it comes to your health.
 Diabetes Drug Dosing May Be Too High in Older Adults

Diabetes Drug Dosing May Be Too High in Older Adults

January 04, 2016
If you're over age 70 and taking medication to treat high blood sugar or blood pressure, you may be getting more medicine than you need, according to researchers at the University of Michigan.
Using Gene Tests to Pinpoint Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Complications

Using Gene Tests to Pinpoint Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Complications

December 29, 2015
People with type 2 diabetes face higher risks for a laundry list of serious health concerns ranging from heart attacks, strokes and cancer. Now, a recent study from Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York suggests someday a gene test could help you and your doctor pinpoint personal risks before trouble happens.
Type 2 Diabetes Reversed by Losing 'Sick Fat'

Type 2 Diabetes Reversed by Losing 'Sick Fat'

December 08, 2015
Type 2 diabetes can be caused by fatty build-up in the pancreas and draining the extra fat from the pancreas caused insulin secretion to return to normal levels, leaving patients diabetes-free.
CDC Reports New Cases of Diabetes Declining in the U.S.

CDC Reports New Cases of Diabetes Declining in the U.S.

December 02, 2015
Diabetes is on the decline in the U.S., after many years of steady increases, according to a new report issued Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A New Clue About What Helps Put Diabetes Into Remission Following Weight Loss Surgery

A New Clue About What Helps Put Diabetes Into Remission Following Weight Loss Surgery

November 30, 2015
A recent Danish study suggests a way to predict long-term success of weight loss surgery for people with diabetes: By testing the health of insulin-producing beta cells.
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