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2 Drugs Better Than 1 to Treat Youth with Type 2 Diabetes

A combination of two specific diabetes drugs was more effective in treating youth with recent-onset type 2 diabetes than one of the drugs alone

Less Sleep, Disrupted Internal Clock Leads to Higher Risk of Diabetes and Obesity

A study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital reinforces the finding that too little sleep or sleep patterns that are inconsistent with our body's 'internal biological clock' may lead to increased risk of diabetes and obesity.

Study: Women at Risk of Developing Metabolic Syndrome Due to Lack of Exercise

A national study shows that women are less likely than men to get at least 30 minutes of exercise per day, resulting in greater odds of developing metabolic syndrome - a risky and increasingly prevalent condition related to obesity.

Study: Approach to Diabetes Self-Management Too Narrow

A new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London reveals the many difficulties faced by people with diabetes in self-managing their disease.

Cancer Drug Use Leads to Diabetes

A drug widely used by cancer and transplant patients also comes with a downside: it leads to diabetes in as many as 15 percent of the people who take it.

Alcohol Consumption and Binge Drinking Increased the Risk of Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes

People were evaluated 8-10 years after baseline for the presence of diabetes mellitus or impaired glucose metabolism (pre-diabetes) in relation to a baseline report of alcohol consumption.

Common Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Liver Cancer

A drug widely used to treat Type II diabetes, may help to prevent primary liver cancer, researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center report in the April 2012 issue of Cancer Prevention Research.

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