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Diabetes rates set to rise sharply
Unless new strategies are implemented to help reduce the number of obese individuals, the rate of type 2 diabetes is going to skyrocket in the coming years, according to a new report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers.
Living in low-income neighborhoods may increase the risk of mobility problems among diabetics
Individuals with type 2 diabetes who live in bad neighborhoods may be at an elevated risk for developing mobility issues, according to a new study from Indiana University researchers.
Whole grains may reduce type 2 diabetes risk
Individuals who consume more whole grains may be able to limit their risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from USDA researchers.
Low testosterone linked to increased type 2 diabetes risk
For years it was thought that high testosterone levels may increase a man's chance of developing type 2 diabetes later in life. However, the findings of a new study indicate that this may not be the case.
Father's health may influence child's type 2 diabetes risk
Men who eat an unhealthy diet and have excess fat may be putting their unborn children at a greater risk for type 2 diabetes. A new study from University of New South Wales researchers has shown that a man's weight and diet at the time of conception can affect their child's likelihood of developing the condition.
Insulin resistance may contribute to cognitive decline
Diabetes and its symptoms may have many negative consequences. In fact, recent findings from University of Texas researchers indicate that insulin resistance may interfere with cognitive function.
Type 2 diabetes may increase the risk of colorectal cancer
Diabetes increases the risk for many health complications. Now, a new study from American Cancer Society researchers has shown that type 2 diabese may predispose individuals to colorectal cancer.
Healthy diet may reduce type 2 diabetes risk
Eating a more nutritious diet may be an effective way for individuals to lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from Lund University researchers.
Peer phone calls may help diabetics control their symptoms
Type 2 diabetes can be a difficult condition to manage. Between monitoring insulin levels and choosing the right foods, it can seem like the disease takes over a person's life. This overwhelming feeling can sometimes be the worst part of the condition for some sufferers.
Communities launch diabetes prevention programs
Children who are obese are significantly more likely to carry extra weight with them into adulthood. This dramatically increases their risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
Diabetics face higher risk following surgery
Individuals with type 2 diabetes may be at significantly higher risk of death following surgery than non-diabetics, according to the findings of a new study, which was presented at the conference Anesthesiology 2010.
National diabetes month seeks to raise awareness of the condition
Nearly one quarter of all type 2 diabetes sufferers don’t know that they have the condition, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In an effort to make more individuals aware of their condition, groups across the country have begun offering free glucose screenings.
Mediterranean diet may lower diabetes risk
Sticking to a Mediterranean diet may help older individuals cut their risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from Spanish researchers.
Waist circumference may predict children who are at risk for type 2 diabetes later in life
In their ongoing search for controllable risk factors that may lead to type 2 diabetes, researchers from the University of Georgia may have found that a larger waist circumference may increase an child's chances of developing the condition later in life.
Common gene may contribute to type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease
Doctors have long reported a correlation between Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes, but an explanation for this correlation has long eluded science. However, the findings of a new study from Mount Sinai School of Medicine may help explain the relationship.

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