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Women with type 2 diabetes and depression may be at increased risk of heart disease
Women who have both depression and type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of dying from heart disease, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health researchers.
New findings complicate association between diabetes and prostate cancer
A new study from University of Michigan researchers has shown that the prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels of men with type 2 diabetes increase more slowly over time than men without the condition.
Groups warn against spiraling diabetes costs
As more and more individuals become obese and develop type 2 diabetes, the situation could begin to put a strain on the finances of local and federal governments.
Type 1 diabetics worry about stigma associated with the disease
Despite the many differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the two conditions are often lumped together. While this may be a handy way to classify the diseases, some individuals who suffer from them now find the shared nomenclature to be irksome.
Treating multiple conditions including type 2 diabetes collectively may lead to better results
Individuals with type 2 diabetes are much more likely to develop depression, which can become extremely difficult to treat. However, a new study has found that a coordinated team-based approach to treating the conditions may yield much better results than traditional approaches.
Anemic diabetics may have higher risk of heart complications
Individuals with untreated type 1 or type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of becoming anemic. Now, a new study has found that diabetics who do not respond well to anemia medications may be at a higher risk for developing heart disease.
Demographics may determine quality of type 2 diabetes care
Patient demographics such as ethnicity and age may play a large role in determining whether or not they receive appropriate type 2 diabetes care, according to a new study from Canadian researchers.
Holiday overeating may contribute to bleak diabetes picture
While many individuals may set New Year's resolutions to eat healthier and exercise more, studies have shown that few actually follow through. This means that weight gained during the holiday season may lead to obesity and increase the risk of type 2 diabetes later in life.
Genetics are important in diabetes risk, but more research is needed
Genetic factors may play a large role in the development of obesity and, consequently, type 2 diabetes, but more research is needed to be able to turn this information into useful therapies, according to a new study from University of Oxford researchers.
Statement recommends more exercise for those with type 2 diabetes
Obese individuals and those with type 2 diabetes should exercise at least 150 minutes per week, according to a new joint policy statement from the American Diabetes Association and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Groups applaud Congress for extending diabetes programs
Diabetes advocacy groups are praising the efforts of Congress following their renewal of funding for several diabetes initiatives.
Insulin injections may be less effective in obese diabetics
In addition to being one of the leading causes of type 2 diabetes, obesity may also impair treatments for the condition, according to Canadian researchers.
Hormone may lead to improved diabetes treatments
A team of researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center has discovered a type of hormone that may prevent the death of insulin-producing beta cells. They believe the findings could lead to improved treatments for type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Father’s diet may influence child’s metabolic function and diabetes risk
A father’s diet may have a significant impact on their child’s ability to metabolize fats, and therefore their risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from University of Massachusetts Medical School researchers.
Cost-cutting measures could jeopardize diabetes care
Across the country, state and federal lawmakers have called for budget cuts to some of the more expensive programs. However, in some areas, this may mean a painful reduction in services for individuals with type 2 diabetes.

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