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Type 2 diabetes symptoms appear early, study finds

September 19, 2011
Type 2 diabetes often goes undiagnosed until an individual has developed a relatively advanced case. However, when warning signs are detected early, while the person is still in a state known as prediabetes, it may be possible to avoid the condition entirely by making healthier lifestyle choices.
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Antioxidant May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

September 06, 2011
For individuals who are at risk for type 2 diabetes, getting more of the antioxidant resveratrol in their diet may help them minimize their chances of developing the condition. New research suggests the nutrient may provide significant support for metabolic health.
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BMI just as effective in assessing type 2 diabetes risk in overweight children

August 19, 2011
For years, body mass index, or BMI, has been the gold standard for diagnosing a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, in recent years, research has suggested that waist circumference may provide a more accurate assessment.
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Increasing muscle mass may be beneficial for individuals with pre-diabetes

August 02, 2011
Many physicians stress the importance of a diabetic diet and exercise regimen for individuals who have pre-diabetes since following this type of plan may help delay or even prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.
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Menopause may not increase risk for or exacerbate symptoms of type 2 diabetes

July 27, 2011
While type 2 diabetes can occur during any stage of life, the odds that individuals will develop this condition increase as they age.
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A combination of a diabetic diet and metformin may be a cost-effective way to treat individuals with pre-diabetes

June 30, 2011
Due to the growing prevalence of pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes in the U.S., many medical experts have investigated ways to help reduce the financial burden that this trend places on the country's healthcare system.
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Amino acid shown to improve pre-diabetes in laboratory rodents

June 23, 2011
Many health experts have cited high-fat American diets as one of the reasons why a growing number or people in the U.S. are diagnosed with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes.
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Heavy snacking may be a higher risk factor for pre-diabetes than high-fat diet

June 20, 2011
While a high-fat diet has been shown to increase a person's risk of developing pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes, the specific types of food that make up this type of eating regimen may play a larger role in these diseases than previously thought.
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Lifestyle Changes to Delay or Manage Type 2 Diabetes May Include Cutting Down on TV Time

June 17, 2011
A study shows that cutting back on television viewing time could reduce diabetes risk and/or help people with diabetes manage their condition.
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Low-glycemic index desserts may aid in fighting type 2 diabetes

June 13, 2011
Type 2 diabetes has become a growing concern for Americans. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), more than 28 million children and adults in the U.S. have diabetes, and type 2 diabetes accounts for as much as 90 percent of these cases.
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