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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.

3-Week Study Shows 50-Percent Reversal In Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes

Obese and overweight individuals suffering metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes showed significant health improvements after only three weeks of diet and moderate exercise even though the participants remained overweight.

Key Action of a Gene Linked to Both Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2 Diabetes...

A research team has identified the mechanism behind a single gene linked to the causes of both Alzheimer's disease and Type 2 diabetes.
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.
Man Preparing Food : Food TV Cooking Shows Fail Food Safety

TV Cooking Shows Fail Safe Food Handling Test

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that many cooking TV shows fail to model proper food safety...

Xenical and Weight Loss

Xenical support programmes shown to double weight loss success and increase patient satisfaction.

Vitamins C and E May Enhance Effectiveness of Insulin for Diabetes

Adding antioxidants to therapy improves drug's ability to reduce blood sugar.

Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes Have Diminished Cognitive Performance and Brain Abnormalities

A study has found that obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes have diminished cognitive performance and subtle abnormalities in the brain as detected by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Common Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Could Extend Hypoglycemia and Increase Health Risks

Researchers have discovered that a common treatment for people with type 2 diabetes could cause longer-than-normal periods of the low blood sugar reaction hypoglycemia, which may result in increased health risks to people with diabetes.

APOE Genotype Identified As Risk Factor for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

A cross-sectional study has convinced some researchers that the APOE genotype is a risk factor for diabetic neuropathy severity equal to having 15 extra years of age or diabetes duration.

Less of a Stink in Diabetes Patients?

Levels of rotten egg gas shown to be lower in patients with diabetes and influence how blood vessels work.

Herbal Oils May Enhance Insulin Sensitivity and Lower Blood Pressure in Diabetic Rats

Research at Georgetown University Medical Center has found that a combination of naturally occurring edible oils may be effective in treating Type II diabetes.

More Ontario Children are Getting Diagnosed with Diabetes

Ontario children are more likely to get diagnosed with diabetes than their American counterparts.

Diabetics Using Metformin and Insulin Have Higher Risk of Complications and Death Than Those...

Among diabetics who were receiving metformin, the addition of insulin compared with a certain class of antidiabetic drugs was associated with an increased risk of nonfatal cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause death.

Lots of Low-Fat Food is Better Than Small Portions of High-Fat Food

Diet of low-fat products is better than smaller portions of normal high-fat food for preventing diabetes in obese people.
Marine Cone Snail for Diabetes Treatment

Study: Snail Venom May Help Treat Diabetes

Researchers have found that venom extracted from a species of snail could be used for diabetes management. New research has found that venom extracted from...

Reducing Sugar and Increasing Fiber Intake May Improve Diabetes Risk Factors in Latino Teens

Reducing sugar intake by the equivalent of one can of soda per day and increasing fiber intake by the amount equivalent to one half cup of beans per day appears to improve risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes in Latino adolescents.

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