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Heart disease related to type 2 diabetes can be well treated

Properly composed treatment and refraining from cigarette consumption can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease resulting from type 2 diabetes, according to a...
New diabetes drug linked to rare but serious side effect

New diabetes drug linked to rare but serious side effect

In a recent study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, researchers find that a new drug for type 2 diabetes, known as SGLT2 inhibitors, may...
Healthy fat may separate obesity from diabetes

Healthy fat may separate obesity from diabetes

About 422 million people around the world, including more than 30 million Americans, have diabetes. Approximately ninety percent of them have type 2 diabetes. People...
Night owls with prediabetes may have higher obesity risk

Night owls with prediabetes may have higher obesity risk

In a new study from University of Illinois at Chicago, researchers find that people with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later...
Obesity and diabetes—two reasons why we should be worried about the plastics that surround us

Obesity and diabetes—two reasons why we should be worried about the plastics that surround...

Today, nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults and 21 percent of youth are obese. This trend is on the upswing and the worldwide population is...
Poultry red meat linked to high diabetes risk

Eating a lot of poultry and red meat linked to high diabetes risk

New research links an increased risk of diabetes to higher intake of red meat and poultry, and suggests dietary iron may play a role...
Early type 1 diabetes shortens women's lives by 18 years

Early type 1 diabetes shortens women’s lives by 18 years

Women who developed type 1 diabetes before the age of ten years die an average of nearly 18 years earlier than women who do...
Early type 1 diabetes diagnosis linked to shorter life expectancy

Early type 1 diabetes diagnosis linked to shorter life expectancy

Life-expectancy for individuals with younger-onset disease is on average 16 years shorter compared to people without diabetes, and 10 years shorter for those diagnosed...
Obesity could raise diabetes risk in people with PTSD

Obesity could raise diabetes risk in people with PTSD

In a recent study, researchers from Saint Louis University find that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) does not directly lead to type 2 diabetes, instead...
Why people with diabetes should check their kidney health

Why people with diabetes should check their kidney health

In a recent study, researchers find that people who are diagnosed with diabetes often show signs of chronic kidney disease (CKD) even before their...