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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.

Study: Permanent Stress May Cause Type 2 Diabetes in Men

Men who reported permanent stress have a significantly higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than men who reported no stress according to a recently published study.

Resveratrol Prevents Metabolic Syndrome in Lab Tests

Researchers have discovered that resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant found in common foods, prevents a syndrome in some offspring that could lead to later health issues such as diabetes.

Discovery Opens Door to New Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

Researchers have discovered that a particular type of hormone found in fat cells helps regulate how blood sugar is controlled and metabolized in the liver.

Diabetics with Previous Foot Ulcers May Be Able to Participate in Walking Program

Individuals with DM+PN might be able to engage in a graduated walking program under close supervision of a medical professional and thus prevent other life threatening illnesses.

Nerve Changes from Diabetes Begin Earlier Than Previously Known

Mayo Clinic research reinforces the importance of blood sugar control from onset of diabetes to prevent nerve damage later.

Common Diabetes Drug Increases Bone Fat and Fracture Risk

Another diabetes drug is coming under fire, this time for the dramatic influence it has on bone health by substantially increasing bone fat and...

Research: Popular Diabetes Drug Improves Memory

An FDA-approved drug initially used to treat insulin resistance in diabetics has shown promise as a way to improve cognitive performance in some people with Alzheimer's disease.

Cinnamon May Help To Alleviate Diabetes

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

FDA Warns About Type 2 Diabetes Drug Canagliflozin Side Effects

FDA has strengthened it's warning for the type 2 diabetes medicine Canagliflozin, which is sold under the names Invokana and Invokamet, by adding new...

Oral Meds Good For Controlling Type 2 Diabetes In Children

Oral medications may control symptoms of Type II diabetes in children just as well as insulin injections, a new study reports.

High Blood Pressure Common, Undertreated in Diabetes

High blood pressure affects 71 percent of people with diabetes but few of them receive adequate treatment to achieve recommended levels, according to a new study.

Increased Risk for Carb Cravings Among Diabetics with Sleep Apnea

Researchers are encouraging primary care physicians to screen for obstructive sleep apnea in patients with Type 2 diabetes. They found that the risk for sleep apnea was higher among diabetics compared with non-diabetics, and that sleep apnea seemed to be associated with carbohydrate craving.
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...

Six New Genetic Variants Linked to Type 2 Diabetes in South Asians Identified

An international team of researchers led by Imperial College London has identified six new genetic variants associated with type-2 diabetes in South Asians.
Stem Cells Discovery to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Stem Cells Discovery to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Stem cells could address diabetes-related circulation problems, including peripheral artery disease (PAD), and prevent other health problems and amputation.

Scientist Identifies Gene in Mice That Governs Obesity, Physical Activity and More

A team led by Deborah J. Good has identified a gene that appears to play a role in obesity, physical activity, and sex behaviors in mice.

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