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Decision on third-line type 2 diabetes medications may not be based on efficacy

May 25, 2011
Many patients want to be treated with the most effective medications, especially people who have a chronic condition like type 2 diabetes, which requires constant management. But what if all of these treatments were equally successful at controlling diabetes?
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Researchers discover link between irregular menstrual cycle and type 2 diabetes

May 25, 2011
Some medical experts believe that type 2 diabetes is a preventable disease in many cases. One key to addressing risk factors before a person develops the condition is to recognize the signs that he or she may be likely to develop type 2 diabetes later in life.
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Diet quality may be more important than weight loss for delaying, controlling type 2 diabetes

May 24, 2011
Type 2 diabetes is the most frequently diagnosed form of diabetes. Individuals often develop the condition after carrying extra body weight for many years. Because of this, many people who are told that they have type 2 diabetes are instructed to lose weight to help improve their symptoms.
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Researchers uncover link between mood disorders and type 2 diabetes

May 24, 2011
It is well documented that individuals with type 2 diabetes have a high risk of developing depression due to the demands of managing their health. Careful meal planning and regular blood glucose testing may consume hours of one's day and cause a person to become overwhelmed.
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New medical food diet may help people with type 2 diabetes reverse symptoms of metabolic syndrome

May 23, 2011
Some individuals with type 2 diabetes are told that they may be able to reduce their need for diabetes medications or reverse the condition entirely if they adhere to a strict diet and exercise regimen.
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Doctor offers advice on running with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes

May 23, 2011
New advances in diabetes treatments and blood glucose testing may allow individuals who have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes to participate in activities that they otherwise would not be able to engage in due to unsafe changes in blood sugar caused by exercise.
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Popular type 2 diabetes medication will be removed from shelves this fall

May 23, 2011
Since it was first introduced in 1999, the drug Avandia has been prescribed to many individuals with type 2 diabetes as a treatment to help lower blood sugar levels.
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New cars will feature blood glucose testing for individuals with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes

May 20, 2011
Some people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes may find that they require an entire extra bag for their diabetes medications and testing supplies when they travel.
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Doctor explains link between type 2 diabetes and symptoms of fatigue, aches

May 20, 2011
After walking into a crowded doctor's office, it may be difficult for some people with type 2 diabetes to remember all of the things that they wanted to discuss with their physician, such as unusual pain or frequent bouts of fatigue.
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Testosterone therapy may help reduce early deaths due to type 2 diabetes

May 20, 2011
When people think of testosterone, some may picture so-called "macho" men with lots of muscle and a propensity for attracting mates. However, testosterone is an essential part of men's health, as indicated by medical research. This may be especially true for men with type 2 diabetes.
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