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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.
Eating Homemade Meals Cuts Diabetes Risk, Study Says

Eating Homemade Meals Cuts Diabetes Risk, Study Says

November 17, 2015
When Harvard researchers tracked more than 99,000 people for up to 36 years, they found that those who ate homemade lunches and dinners at least 11 times a week were 13% less likely to develop diabetes than people who ate home-prepared meals less often.
Can Food Talk Affect Our Eating Habits?

Can Food Talk Affect Our Eating Habits?

November 16, 2015
Mentions of high-calorie foods tempt everyone when under stress, but experts find only obese people more likely then to overeat.
Brain Stimulation for Weight Loss?

Brain Stimulation for Weight Loss?

November 10, 2015
When machines aren’t working right, sometimes a gentle push gets them back on track. That’s essentially what researchers in Phoenix, Arizona, just did with the brains of people with obesity, ultimately helping them eat and drink less and lose weight.
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