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Mothers who breastfeed may reduce their chance of developing type 2 diabetes
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have discovered that mothers who do not breastfeed their children may have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life.
Biomarkers could help determine a child's predisposition to type 2 diabetes
A study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture has revealed that biomarkers could help in the early identification of a child's risk for type 2 diabetes.
Hyperglycemia during acute illness could indicate risk for type 2 diabetes
A patient who experiences hyperglycemia during a critical illness may be in danger of developing type 2 diabetes. A new study published in the journal Critical Care has revealed that there may be a significant association between hyperglycemia during acute illness and the future development of diabetes or glucose intolerance.
Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes may be more prone to developing renal complications
According to research published in the August issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, four common variants of a gene have been implicated in renal disease development in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes.
Women who develop type 2 diabetes before pregnancy are at risk for birth complications
According to Canadian researchers from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and the Women's College Hospital, nearly 50 percent of women who have type 2 diabetes before pregnancy have a potentially avoidable Caesarean section. Complications during pregnancy are becoming more common among women who develop diabetes during childbearing age.
New online resource assesses an individual's risk for type 2 diabetes
A team of researchers from the University of Leicester in the UK has developed an easy assessment of type 2 diabetes risk that is available to people online.
Survey: Busy lifestyles may keep type 2 diabetics from taking insulin as prescribed
According to the Global Attitudes of Patients and Physicians in Insulin Therapy (GAPP) study, more than one in three patients with type 2 diabetes fail to take their insulin as prescribed.
Type 2 diabetes patients may benefit from cholesterol testing
According to health officials, patients with type 2 diabetes would greatly benefit from receiving a cholesterol test.
Biological clock protein may be tied to type 2 diabetes
A protein that regulates the biological clock in mammals may also regulate glucose production in the liver. According to scientists at the University of California, San Diego, changing the levels of this protein has been shown to improve the health of diabetic mice.
Overeating has bigger consequences in families with a history of type 2 diabetes
Australian researchers have revealed that healthy people who are genetically predisposed for type 2 diabetes gain more weight when they overeat.
Hepatitis C may increase risk of type 2 diabetes
Scientists have known for years that people who have Hepatitis C are up to four times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. An Australian research team has confirmed that these individuals have a high level of insulin resistance in muscle, a common precursor to the disease.
Type 2 diabetes and socioeconomic status may be linked in black women
A research team at Boston University's Slone Epidemiology Center have found a link between socioeconomic status and the risk for type 2 diabetes in African American women.
Insulin resistance can affect the arteries of type 2 diabetics
A study published in the May issue of Cell Metabolism reports that insulin resistance may affect the arteries of people who have type 2 diabetes.
Prevalence of type 2 diabetes and obesity rising in California
According to a recent study, the majority of adults in California classify as obese or overweight and more than 2 million individuals have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
Genes leading to insulin sensitivity may not be stimulated in type 2 diabetics
A study conducted at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland has shown that obese people carry abnormal genes and proteins that may contribute to insulin resistance.

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