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Women with PCOS at Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to PCOS in New Study

Researchers found a higher risk and earlier diagnosis of diabetes in women with PCOS, which affects 5 to 6 million women in the United States alone.
Chocolate for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Chocolate May Help Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes, Says BYU Study

Chocolate may help prevent and treat diabetes according to a new BYU study, but there's a catch.

1 in 4 People Hospitalized in Germany has Diabetes

The prevalence of diabetes in hospitals was studied by German researchers who determined that 1 in 4 patients hospitalized was a diabetic.
Clay Pot with Veggies - Vegetarian - and Vegan - Diet Lowers Cholesterol

Lower Cholesterol with a Vegetarian Diet – and Vegan is Even Better

Researchers have found that plant-based vegetarian diets, especially vegan diets, are associated with lower levels of total cholesterol.
Tiny Implant to Lower Blood Sugar Levels and Weight

Implant Invented to Lower Blood Sugar Levels and Weight

A spongy implant into fat tissue reduced weight gain and blood-sugar levels with no adverse affects - a development that can benefit people with diabetes or prediabetes.
Poly-Vita Drops with Iron Recalled

Nationwide Liquid Supplement Recall by Multiple Brands Due to Contamination

Voluntary Nationwide Recall of all Liquid Products Manufactured by Pharmatech LLC and Distributed by Leader Brand, Major Pharmaceuticals, and Rugby Laboratories Due to Possible Product Contamination.
Sonia Anand - Gestational Diabetes in Asian Women

Gestational Diabetes Risk Lowered with Healthy Diet in South Asian Women

A recent study highlights the importance of public health messaging to South Asian women who are considering pregnancy in an attempt to reduce the risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Protein Bar Recall

Protein Bars Recalled Nationwide by Amrita Health Foods Due to Listeria

Amrita Health Foods has recalled a number of varieties of Amrita Bars protein bars for possible health risk due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Doctor Bias Makes Fighting Obesity Harder

Doctor Bias Towards Obese People is Real and Needs to Stop, Says Study

With American obesity rates exceeding 37 percent, osteopathic educators try shifting mindset of physicians who have negative attitudes towards obese people as a way to curb obesity.

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