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HbA1c tests may not provide accurate blood glucose readings for individuals with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes who have kidney failure

June 06, 2011
Many doctors recommend that their patients with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes undergo regular hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) tests to evaluate whether or not they have good long-term control of their blood sugar levels.
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Researchers identify new type of cholesterol that may impact heart health of individuals with type 2 diabetes

June 03, 2011
Obesity is one of the main contributors to the growing number of Americans who have type 2 diabetes. Similarly, excess weight and diabetes have been associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease.
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Some children may benefit from a diabetic diet early in life to help prevent type 2 diabetes

June 02, 2011
Type 2 diabetes has been called adult-onset diabetes due to the fact that many people develop the condition after they reach adulthood. However, recent data show that the condition has become increasingly common among young Americans.
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Popular drug combination may cause unsafe spike in blood sugar levels for individuals with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes

May 31, 2011
Many doctors recommend that individuals who have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes should be extra careful when they begin taking new medications, since some drugs may affect one's blood glucose levels.
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Texting program offers advice, reminders on-the-go for people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes

May 27, 2011
While a growing number of smartphone applications are offering services that help individuals with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes manage their condition, a new program allows people who do not have advanced mobile phones to receive simple texts from the healthcare benefits provider Aetna.
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Researchers urge tuberculosis testing for individuals with type 2 diabetes in outbreak areas

May 27, 2011
Recently, researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston found that the growing number of individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may affect the control of tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks in certain areas of the country.
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Nationwide lifestyle changes may be necessary for people with pre-diabetes to avoid type 2 diabetes

May 27, 2011
News headlines have highlighted the growing number of Americans who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. However, what some people may not realize is that there are millions of individuals living in the U.S. who have pre-diabetes.
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Simple CT scan may be able to predict early death risk in people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes

May 26, 2011
One reason why physicians stress the importance of diabetes management for patients with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes is that these individuals have a high risk of dying early in life due to disease-related complications.
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Dual medication regimen may improve blood pressure in patients with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes

May 26, 2011
Individuals who have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes may require extensive drug regimens in order to control their blood sugar levels and treat other symptoms they may have.
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Gestational diabetes may raise risk of type 2 diabetes, delivery complications

May 25, 2011
Many people know that obesity is a primary risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes. However, some women may not realize that weight gain at any time in life - even during pregnancy - may cause them to become diabetic.
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