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The most current news about type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes, including research, studies, treatments, management, causes, stories, potential cures and more.

Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer

Diabetics May Have Hidden Pancreatic Cancer

Doctors and patients should be aware of early warning signs for pancreatic cancer in people with diabetes, which has links to diabetes medications.Patients and...
Diabetes Cure Would Cut Deaths by 12-Percent

Cure for Diabetes Would Lower Deaths by 12-Percent

Diabetes accounts for more US deaths than previously thought but researchers estimate that a cure for diabetes would cut overall deaths by 12-percent.Diabetes accounts...
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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Painless Smart Patch for Diabetes Control, Insulin Delivery

New details have been released by the scientists who are developing the painless "smart" patch that monitors blood sugar levels and releases insulin when...
Photo of Chinese People - Shorter Lifespan for Chinese Diabetics

For Chinese Adults, Diabetes Takes 9 Years Off Life

A recent JAMA study has found that Chinese adults with diabetes lose an average of 9 years off of their life span when compared...
Photo of Simple Leg Exercises Prevent Diabetes Complications

Study: Simple Leg Exercises Can Help Diabetic Heart Health

A UBC study has found that a few simple leg exercises can reduce the risk of diabetes complications, improve blood vessel function and lower...
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Affect of Health Plan Deductibles on Diabetes, Chronic Illnesses

Newly released details from a study published in JAMA finds that even low deductible plans can mean high out-of-pocket costs for people living with...
New Guidelines Endorsed by ACP for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Treatment Guidelines Updated by ACP

The American Academy of Family Physicians has endorsed new guidelines about which medications should be prescribed for the treatment of people living with type...
Man Grabbing Chest - Lower Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

Fenofibrate May Cut Heart Disease Risk in T2 Diabetics

A new study shows that the drug fenofibrate might reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, in patients with...
Photo of Pills - New Drug Prevents Clogged Arteries

New Drug May Prevent Artery Disease in Diabetics and High-Risk Patients

University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers have found a pharmaceutical approach to prevent vascular disease in high-risk people, such as those living with...
BASAGLAR - Insulin Discounted by Lilly for Diabetes

New Program will Provide Insulin at Discounted Prices

Certain people who use insulin to manage their diabetes may benefit from a 40-percent discount thanks to a new partnership, which would start on...
Synjardy Label - Synjardy for Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Synjardy XR for Type 2 Diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Synjardy XR (empagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release) tablets for adults with type 2 diabetes.When used along...
Photo of people walking - which can help with type 2 diabetes

Memory Impairment and Type 2 Diabetes: Exercise Helps

Researchers have found that moderate exercise may improve hippocampal memory dysfunction caused by type 2 diabetes and that enhanced transport of lactate to neurons...
Hands in a CIrcle - Working Together to Improve Blood Sugar Levels

Minority Patients with Diabetes Can Improve Blood Sugar Levels

University of Missouri-Columbia study finds an effective way to improve the blood sugar levels of minority patients, a group more likely to experience complications...
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Using DXA to Predict Fracture Risk in Diabetics

A systematic review looks at which DXA-based measurements can be used to help identify diabetic patients at increased risk of fracture, which is one...
Photo of Platypus - Venom for Type 2 Diabetes

Platypus, Echidna Venom Spurs Type 2 Diabetes Discovery

An exciting discovery could help millions of people with type 2 diabetes regulate their blood sugar levels - and it involves platypus and echidna...

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