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Current news and research relating to Prediabetes (pre-diabetes), which means the amount of sugar in your blood is higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered diabetes.

Photo of Diet Coke Zero Can : Aspartame Prevents Weight Loss, Says New Stody

Aspartame Causes Weight Gain and Metabolic Syndrome, Says Study

Study from Massachusetts General Hospital details the reasons why the sugar substitute Aspartame isn't effective in helping people lose weight, as well as it's...
Photo of Researchers. Protein Disccover Could Help Type 2 Diabetics

Nerve Protein Discovery Could Help Type 2 Diabetics

John Hopkins University researchers have made a discovery that could help treat millions of people with type 2 diabetes.Research led by a Johns Hopkins...
Perceptions about risks for diabetes

Diabetes Perceptions Vary According to Risk Factors

Compared to those who had a first-degree relative with diabetes, those who did not were less concerned that they might have diabetes, reported a...
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.
Vitamin Lowers Sugar Levels, Prevents Neuropathy and NAFLD

Study: Vitamin Lowers Sugar Levels, Prevents Neuropathy and NAFLD

A new study has found a vitamin that lowers blood sugar, reduces fatty liver and prevents neuropathy in prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.A naturally...
Photo of Women Exercising - People Should be Counseled on Physical Activity by Clinicians

Easy Way to Cut Disease Risk: Assess Physical Activity

A new study looked at the benefits when clinicians counsel patients on their physical activity - and how routine assessments lower the risk of...
Liraglutide - Lowers Risk of Diabetes

Repurposed Drug Cuts Type 2 Diabetes Risk by 80-Percent in Pre-diabetics

A recently published study details how a commonly prescribed diabetes drug lowered the risk of developing diabetes in at-risk people and those with pre-diabetes.The...
UVA Health Calculator - Free Health Tool Calculates Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes

Online Tool Predicts Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk Better

Online risk calculator, also being called an internet crystal ball, proves to be more accurate than method traditionally used by doctors in predicting heart...
Manuela Martins-Green - Third Hand Smoke Study and Diabetes

Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

UC Riverside-led study has health implications for non-smokers living in homes that have - or have had - smokers. Thirdhand smoke exposure causes insulin...

New Way to Test for Pre-Diabetes Discovered

New discovery could warn people years in advance that they are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, allowing for lifestyle changes to prevent...
Sleep loss and diabetes

Poor Sleep May Increase Diabetes Risk, Lower Insulin Sensitivity

A University of Colorado study finds that insufficient sleep reduces insulin sensitivity and increases the risk of diabetes, adding to the list of ailments...

Simple Device for Sleep Apnea Lowers Diabetes Risk

Pre-diabetics are at increased risk for developing diabetes and many also have untreated sleep apnea. There is a simple device that can reduce the...

Study: Over Half of Americans have Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes

Disturbing news for Americans -- the percentage of U.S. adults with prediabetes or diabetes is around 52%. The one positive note is that the...
Chronic Disease in Men from Plastic

Chronic Disease in Men Linked to Chemicals in These Plastics

Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to researchers.

Smoking Linked to Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Add type 2 diabetes to the list of reasons why smoking is bad. Harvard researchers have found that smokers and people exposed to second...
Common Insecticide Increases Diabetes Risk, Mimics Melatonin

Common Insecticide Increases Diabetes Risk, Tricks Melatonin Receptor

UB scientists have evidence that exposure to one of the most commonly used insecticides creates a higher risk for metabolic diseases like diabetes.Synthetic chemicals...

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