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Intensive weight loss programs may benefit obese individuals at risk of developing type 2 diabetes
Losing weight and improving fitness may be among the most important things that overweight individuals can do to avoid developing type 2 diabetes, which is a potentially devastating condition.
Omega-3 may benefit those with insulin resistance
While much of what Americans eat tends to be low in nutrition, some popular food choices may actually help prevent type 2 diabetes in individuals who have recently entered the early stages of the condition.
Hospitalizations increase among females with type 2 diabetes
As obesity rates continue to rise, the number of women who are hospitalized for type 2 diabetes-related problems is also increasing.
Insulin resistance may increase stroke risk
Insulin resistance, one of the earliest signs of type 2 diabetes, may increase the risk of stroke later in life, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Miami.
Bariatric surgery may be cost-effective weight loss strategy for individuals with type 2 diabetes
Obesity is one of the most common contributing factors to type 2 diabetes, a condition that can result in tremendous healthcare costs for those who have it. However, a new study has found that obese individuals who have developed diabetes may be able to reduce the costs associated with the condition by pursuing bariatric weight loss surgery.
Language barriers interfere with diabetes control
Language barriers may contribute to significantly poorer treatment outcomes in individuals with type 2 diabetes who cannot discuss their condition with their doctor in their native language.
Research helps explain differences in diabetes among American and Brits
Despite many similarities in type 2 diabetes risk factors, the disease is much more prevalent among American men and women than it is among British adults. For years, scientists have been hard pressed to explain this difference.
Genetic link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease discovered
Type 2 diabetes has long been known to increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. However, doctors were not sure the reasons for this correlation.
Experts recommend call for changes in diabetes testing and treatment
In light of recent scientific findings, experts are calling for a realigning of testing and treatment strategies for type 2 diabetes.
Hypoglycemic events may predict poor outcomes in type 2 diabetics
Episodes of severe hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetics may contribute to more cardiovascular complications and an increased risk of death, according to a new study.
More individuals with type 2 diabetes use oral medication to control their condition
As new treatment options become available, fewer individuals with type 2 diabetes are using insulin to control their condition, according to a recently released report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Halloween may pose temptations for diabetics
With Halloween approaching, some individuals with type 2 diabetes may have a difficult time resisting the temptation to indulge in sugary candy. While overdoing it may have serious consequences for these individuals, some experts say that it may be acceptable to eat Halloween candy in moderation.
Study finds link between air quality and diabetes
Air pollution may be contributing to a rise in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the U.S., according to recent research from Children's Hospital Boston.
Improvements in diet and exercise reduce heart risk for type 2 diabetics
Lifestyle changes that include improving diet and getting more exercise are among the most important things that individuals who have type 2 diabetes can do to improve their overall health.
Blood pressure not linked to better diabetes outcomes
Doctors commonly tell their type 2 diabetes patients to closely monitor their blood pressure, as it is believed that elevated pressure may add to the workload of the heart, which may lead to poorer treatment outcomes.

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