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Type 2 diabetes and depression may come hand in hand

May 19, 2011
Some individuals who have type 2 diabetes are often told that they should seek regular screening for depression, since diabetes management may weigh heavily on one's mind and take a toll on a person's mental well-being.
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Overactive bladder may be a common symptom of type 2 diabetes

May 19, 2011
While some people with type 2 diabetes may not think that the number of times that they have to use the bathroom each day is related to their blood sugar condition, a recent study conducted by researchers in Japan indicated that many type 2 diabetes patients experience overactive bladder problems.
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Lifestyle changes and medications may help people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes ward off complications

May 19, 2011
Although there are numerous medications to help people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar levels, healthy lifestyle changes, such as increasing physical activity and eating well, are needed to ensure that these individuals are practicing optimal diabetes management.
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Researchers identify potential type 2 diabetes treatment that may improve insulin sensitivity, fatty liver disease

May 18, 2011
In order to create more effective type 2 diabetes treatments, researchers must sometimes delve deeper into genetics to understand whether it is possible for diabetes medications to alter inherited traits that contribute to the development of the disease.
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Future medications for type 2 diabetes may resemble those used for heart disease

May 17, 2011
Although some people think that two completely different methods are needed to treat type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease, a recent study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry indicated that diabetes medications may soon overlap with those that are used to help prevent heart disease.
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Fighting type 2 diabetes is a family affair

May 17, 2011
Recent news headlines have been littered with statistics on the growing number of obese children in the U.S. However, some parents who think poor body image is the only drawback of childhood obesity do not take into account permanent consequences like type 2 diabetes.
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Scientists discover 'master switch' that may play a role in type 2 diabetes, obesity-related conditions

May 17, 2011
Many individuals admire their parents and credit them for providing love and support throughout one's life. However, some people may be interested to learn that their mothers may have given them a genetic surprise that, until now, has not been identified as a contributor to metabolic diseases.
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Researchers study fruit flies to investigate treatments for obesity, type 2 diabetes

May 16, 2011
It's a combination of lifestyle and genetic factors that contributes to metabolic disorders, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. This may be one reason why a cure for these conditions has not been found, since a pill cannot make someone eat right or exercise.
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Type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes may affect sexual health

May 16, 2011
Although some people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes are too embarrassed to ask their physician if these conditions can affect their sexual health, many of those individuals experience a reduced quality of sex life because they do not seek remedies for dysfunction or decreased desire.
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Regular cancer screenings may be necessary for individuals with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes

May 16, 2011
Just to err on the side of caution, individuals who have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes may want to request that they undergo regular cancer screenings, since the metabolic disorders have been associated with an increased risk of an assortment of tumors.
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