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Childhood Obesity Quadruples Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Childhood Body Mass Index Quadruples Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Study finds link between childhood body mass index and metabolic health, showing a dramatic increase in risk of type 2 diabetes for kids with...
Recalled Frito-Lay Potato Chip Products

Nationwide Potato Chip Recall from Frito-Lay Due to Salmonella Risk

Due to the risk of Salmonella contamination, Frito-Lay is recalling two varieties of potato chips sold nationally in several different sized packages, including the...
Filipino Americans with diabetes

Higher Diabetes Rate for Non-Obese Filipino Americans

A recent study finds that non-obese older Filipino-Americans have much higher prevalence of diabetes than non-Hispanic whites.A new study has found that non-obese Filipino...
Children with Diabetes - More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Rates of newly diagnosed cases of type 1 and 2 diabetes is on the rise among children and teens, with the fastest rise seen...
Aldi Frozen Sweet Peas recall

Aldi’s Season’s Choice Frozen Sweet Peas Recalled

If you are an Aldi's shopper, then you might want to check your freezer to see if you are affected by a recall of...
Insulin-producing cell in the islets

New Insulin-Producing Cell a Big Discovery for Diabetes

Researchers have discovered a possible new route to regenerating the insulin-producing function lost in diabetes - a finding that could lead to a cure...
Dorsal Root Ganglion - Diabetic Neuropathy

Phototherapy Used to Combat Neuropathic Pain

As diabetes progresses, the structure of the sciatic nerve's myelin sheath changes - but after four sessions of laser therapy treatment, researchers found that...
Photo of Hunt's Chili Kits Recalled due to Salmonella

Hunt’s Announces Nationwide Recall Due to Salmonella Risk

Conagra Brands has recalled Hunt's Chili Kits due to the potential presence of salmonella in the spice packets.Conagra Brands, Inc., announced today it is...
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...

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