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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.

Class of Diabetes Drugs Increase Risk of Heart Failure

A class of drugs commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes may double the risk of heart failure, according to a new analysis by researchers.

Japanese Adults With Diabetes Have Increased Cancer Risk

Japanese adults with diabetes may have a higher risk of cancer overall and in several specific organs, including the liver, pancreas and kidney, according to results of a large study.

Insufficient Sleep May Be Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Short sleep times may contribute to the development of insulin resistance and reduced glucose tolerance, which in turn may increase the long-term risk of diabetes.
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Tresiba Approved for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Tresiba has been approved by the FDA for both type 1 and type diabetes, marking the first new basal insulin molecule to be approved...
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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...

Hormone Found to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Link between gastric bypass surgery and improvements in diabetes revealed a hormone that may be used to treat type 2 diabetes. Researchers at the Norwegian...

Simple Test Detects Diabetes Risk After Pregnancy

Researchers have now developed an accurate method of predicting the probability of developing diabetes in women following childbirth. Gestational diabetes is one of the most...
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Diabetes May Signal Early Pancreatic Cancer, but Race Matters

A diagnosis of diabetes may also come with a more than threefold risk for developing pancreatic cancer for people, depending on their race.

Diabetes Linked To Increased Risk Of Alzheimer’s In Long-Term Study

Diabetes mellitus was linked to a 65 percent increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), appearing to affect some aspects of cognitive function differently than others in a new study.

New Guideline on Best Treatments for Diabetic Nerve Pain

The American Academy of Neurology has issued a new guideline on the most effective treatments for diabetic nerve pain, the burning or tingling pain in the hands and feet that affects millions of people with diabetes.

Researchers To Pinpoint Relationship Between Obesity-Associated Diabetes And Heart Disease

Expert will examine how obesity-associated diabetes leads to cardiovascular disease, in hopes of ultimately breaking this dangerous progression.

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.

Anti-inflammatory Medication May Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers who reported earlier this year that an inexpensive, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug called salsalate might prevent type 2 diabetes are now reporting that the drug may also be beneficial in the treatment of the disease.
Sex and BMI - Affect on Type 2 Diabetes Side Effects

Sex and BMI Used to Avoid Harmful Type 2 Diabetes Side Effects

By using sex and BMI, doctors can help people with type 2 diabetes improve control of blood sugar and help avoid damaging side-effects.

Study Links High Carbohydrate Diet To Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Researchers find the risk of developing breast cancer twice as great in Mexican women, for whom carbs represent more than half the daily diet.

Sleep Deprivation Doubles Risks of Obesity in Both Children and Adults

Research has found that sleep deprivation is associated with an almost a two-fold increased risk of being obese for both children and adults.

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