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Being Prepared for a Natural Disaster is Critical for Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

September 12, 2011
Managing type 2 diabetes is difficult enough under ideal circumstances. However, things can become even more challenging when the power goes out or a person runs out of testing supplies and medications.
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Misdiagnosis of common foot problem reminds diabetics to be their own advocate

September 08, 2011
These days, patients are often told they need to be their own advocate. Doctors are busier than ever, and just because they have the medical degree does not necessarily mean they understand all facets of an individual’s condition.
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Several lifestyle factors play roles in type 2 diabetes risk

September 07, 2011
Lifestyle improvements are important for helping individuals with type 2 diabetes manage their condition, but which are the most important areas of well-being to focus on?
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Electronic health records increase medication adherence among type 2 diabetics

September 07, 2011
For individuals with type 2 diabetes, it is extremely important to take all the medications they are prescribed by their doctor. However, due to the large number of prescriptions they may be on, it can become difficult to remember when to take which pills.
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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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Lifetime Weight and Type 2 Diabetes Risk

September 06, 2011
Obesity is a well established risk factor for type 2 diabetes, but some people who are overweight never develop the condition. A new study explains that the relationship between obesity and diabetes may be more complicated.
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Yoga classes may improve the condition of individuals with type 2 diabetes

September 02, 2011
Individuals with type 2 diabetes may benefit from taking medications and eating a healthy diet, but there are many other things they can do to improve their ability to manage their condition.
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Parents need to help children avoid obesity

September 02, 2011
While obesity is commonly overlooked, particularly in young people, it is a very serious problem that dramatically increases an individual's risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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Electronic health records shown to improve type 2 diabetes care

September 01, 2011
For individuals with type 2 diabetes, choosing the right doctor can make a major difference in the quality of care they receive. Since it is such an intensive condition that requires frequent visits to the doctor, diabetes demands top quality treatment from qualified professionals.
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New estimate predicts rapid growth in obesity, type 2 diabetes

August 31, 2011
Unless serious efforts are made to help people live healthier lifestyles, the number of obese individuals in the U.S. is set to explode in the coming years, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University and Oxford University
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