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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.

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...
Pre-diabetes test

Combining Tests Leads to Better Pre-Diabetes Detection

Researchers at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University have found that a two tests are better than one when it comes...
Viagra for prediabetes

Viagra for Diabetes? Study Says It Improves Insulin Sensitivity and More.

A new study has found that sildenafil (brand name: Viagra) improves insulin sensitivity in individuals with prediabetes and also lowers a marker of heart,...
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...

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...

Genetics and Body Shape Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Can you really tell if a woman is at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes just by looking at her body shape? 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...

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...

Education Level and Diabetes: Study Shows Who Does a Better Job at Preventing or...

Study analyzed data that combined interviews, physical exams and laboratory tests to find out who does better at preventing or managing diabetes -- college...

Dolphin Diet May Provide the Answer for Preventing Diabetes

Amazing research with dolphins provides hope for prevention of diabetes in humans. Study showed that a modified diet higher in heptadecanoic acid reversed metabolic...

Diabetes Risk Linked to Faster Heart Rate

An association between resting heart rate and diabetes suggests that heart rate measures could identify individuals with a higher future risk of diabetes.In...

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...

Diabetes Preventing Drug for Pre-Diabetics Rarely Being Used

Few doctors are prescribing a low-cost drug that has been proven effective in preventing the onset of diabetes, according to a UCLA study.The study,...
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...

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