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Being Overweight Increases Risk of Liver Cancer
A new study published in the journal Cancer Research found that high body mass index (BMI) and a large waist circumference were associated with an increased risk for liver cancer.
Cholesterol-Lowering Statins Cut Risk for Amputations
People with peripheral artery disease (PAD) – including many with diabetes – who took cholesterol-lowering statin drugs had a 22-33 percent lower risk of losing a leg or other limb to amputation in a new Emory University study.
Diabetes Diagnosis of the Future: 11 Types?
Diabetes researchers propose a new way to classify high blood sugar problems based on 11 factors that threaten insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas.
Tim McGraw's Obsession with Diabetes and Blood Sugar
Why This Three-Time Grammy Award Winner Wants Folks to Mind Their A1C Levels
Insulin Pump: What to Know Before You Disconnect
Plus, Tips on Traveling with an Insulin Pump and Using a Pump at School
Find out how to disconnect an insulin pump, plus learn tips on traveling while using an insulin pump and how to safely use an insulin pump at school.
How Do I Use an Insulin Pump?
The Key to Using an Insulin Pump Successfully, Types of Pumps, Advantages and Disadvantages
Grazia Aleppo, MD, associate professor in Medicine-Endocrinology at Northwestern University walks readers through how to use an insulin pump, types of pumps and advantages and disadvantages of using an insulin pump.
Does Wine Help or Harm People with Diabetes?
Preliminary results of a new study presented at the European Congress on Obesity in Prague, found that adults with diabetes may be able to safely drink in moderation and reap the heart benefits.
t:flex Large Capacity Insulin Pump for Diabetes is Available
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the t:flex™ insulin pump for marketing. The pump, manufactured by Tandem Diabetes Care, can store the largest amount of insulin (480 units) of any pump available in the United States.
Diabetes in Middle-Age Linked to Memory and Cognitive Problems 20 Years Later
People who develop diabetes or prediabetes in middle-age are more likely to have memory and cognitive problems over the next 20 years compared to people without diabetes in midlife, according to a study in the December 2 Annals of Internal Medicine.
Obesity and Health Consequences
While obesity is a disease in its own right, it poses a risk for the development of some other major health problems. Several obesity-related complications are explained.
How to Manage Your Diabetes as You Grow Older
As you get older, your diabetes treatment may need to be changed, making it important to visit your healthcare professional regularly. A healthy diet and exercise along with medication are the mainstays of treatment.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetes-related Foot and Ankle Problems
EndocrineWeb spoke with Dr. Nere Onosode about the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes-related foot and ankle problems. Dr. Onosode is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and board-qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Here, he answers the many questions of interest to people with diabetes.
Diabetes-related Foot and Ankle Problems
EndocrineWeb spoke with Dr. Nere Onosode about diabetes-related foot and ankle problems. Dr. Onosode is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and board-qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Here, he answers the many questions of interest to people with diabetes.
Who Should Be Tested for Diabetes, and How is Diabetes Diagnosed?
Diabetes is diagnosed using one of four simple blood tests in a doctor’s office or health clinic. The tests measure your blood-glucose level, which means the amount of sugar in your blood. Many people with diabetes do not have symptoms so it is important to get tested if you have risk factors for the disease.

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