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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.

Waist Size Is Associated With The Metabolic Syndrome In Children

Waist circumference is associated with insulin resistance in children and may offer a simple way to identify children with risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
Source of Diabetic Pain Found

Source of Diabetic Pain Uncovered by UK Researchers

The basis for chronic pain from diabetic neuropathy, which affects about 25% of people with diabetes, has been uncovered by researchers.
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Olive Oil Compound Helps Prevent the Onset of Diabetes

Biochemists dipped into the health benefits of olives and olive oil - and discovered a compound that helps prevent type 2 diabetes.

Study Will Test Ways to Lower Risk of Heart Disease in Adults with Type...

A major new study will test the best approaches to lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Study Tests Oral Insulin to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers have begun a clinical study of oral insulin to prevent or delay type 1 diabetes in at-risk people, the National Institutes of Health announced.

Fruit Discovery Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers combined compounds from two common fruits and discovered that it could improve the health of people with diabetes while also reducing cases of...

Diabetes: A Link Between Oral And Overall Health?

Diabetics who do not have good control over their blood sugar levels are more susceptible to oral health problems than non-diabetics.

Variations in Four Inflammatory Genes May Predispose Mexican Americans to Insulin Resistance

Although numerous studies have shown that low-grade inflammation is linked to heart disease and diabetes, more recent studies have shown that inflammation plays a role in insulin resistance, a syndrome that leads to diabetes and heart disease.
This illustration shows the schematic procedure for the fabrication of a surface-enhanced Raman scattering contact lens via transfer printing.

Glucose-Sensing, Non-Invasive Contact Lens Invented

Researchers have announced an amazing new technology for people with diabetes that could allow blood-glucose level testing via a non-invasive contact lens that samples...
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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...

NIH Launches First Study to Examine Long-Term Effects of Weight Loss and Exercise in...

The first long-term study to look at the effects of weight loss in people with type 2 diabetes was launched at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association today.
Ambulance EMT Unit - Single Low Blood Sugar Emergency Increases Risk of Death and Heart Disease

Single Hypoglycemic Emergency Raises Risk of Death within 3 years for Diabetics, Says Study

Alarming study showed that within three years of a dangerously low blood sugar episode requiring an emergency department visit, one-third of those in the...
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Rare Form of Diabetes Being Misdiagnosed as Type 2 Diabetes

Patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may actually have a rare, genetic form of diabetes. This is because the two types share symptoms --...

Cinnamon May Help To Alleviate Diabetes

Cinnamon may be more than a spice, it may have a medical application in preventing and combating diabetes.

Gastric Emptying For Specific Foods May Be A Key To Managing Deadly Illnesses In...

Physiologists has produced evidence that the gastric emptying, or nutrient absorption, for specific foods, may hold the answer for dietary management of deadly illnesses.

Black and Hispanic Kids More Likely to be Insulin-Resistant

Black and Hispanic children face higher risk than white children for insulin resistance-a stepping-stone to type 2 diabetes-regardless of whether they are heavy or thin, according to researchers.

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