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New campaign seeks to help more diabetics get diagnosed early

October 04, 2011
Between type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, more than 26 million people in the U.S. can be considered diabetic. What is equally as concerning is the fact that there are 7 million individuals who have the condition but have yet to be diagnosed.
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Shift work linked to type 2 diabetes risk factors

October 04, 2011
Working a night shift can have a number of consequences for a person's life, but new evidence suggests that this type of schedule can cause major disruption to an individual's metabolic health and put them at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
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Event shows type 2 diabetics don't have to sacrifice taste in their food

October 03, 2011
A type 2 diabetes diagnosis often means that individuals will need to change a number of things about their life. They are often advised to get more exercise and eat a healthier diet in order to improve their ability to control their blood sugar.
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New study explains why some fats are helpful and others harmful to type 2 diabetics

October 03, 2011
Many individuals are told to increase their intake of beneficial fatty acids like omega-3s while limiting their consumption of saturated fats, which are known to contribute to inflammation and various chronic diseases. But why are some fats considered beneficial while others so harmful?
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Diabetics need to plan prior to undergoing surgery

September 30, 2011
Surgery can be a frightening prospect for just about anyone. However, for those who suffer from type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, a medical procedure can potentially cause a serious medical situation.
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New study helps explain why type 2 diabetes increases cancer risk

September 29, 2011
Several recent scientific investigations have shown that individuals who have type 2 diabetes may also be prone to certain types of cancer.
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Researchers find many diabetics are unaware of the impact oral health has on their condition

September 28, 2011
Just about everyone could be doing more to improve their oral health, but this may be a particularly severe problem among individuals with type 2 diabetes.
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Type 2 Diabetes Relationship to the Brain May be Complicated

September 28, 2011
Achieving tight control over blood sugar levels is one of the best things a person with type 2 diabetes can do to reduce their risk of health complications. However, sometimes the situation may be more complicated than that.
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Resources are available to help individuals live with type 2 diabetes

September 27, 2011
Spending time with a doctor is one of the best ways for individuals with type 2 diabetes to improve their condition. Unfortunately, a medical professional isn't always available when a patient needs them.
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More frequent doctor visits may help diabetics gain better control of their condition

September 27, 2011
Type 2 diabetes is often described as one of the most difficult chronic health conditions to control. It requires frequent testing to ensure good health and regular doses of medication. All this can put a mental strain on individuals, making it even harder to manage the condition.
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