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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.
Scientists: People with undiagnosed diabetes should be screened for chronic kidney disease
According to a study that will be published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology, millions of Americans with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes may be unaware that they have chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Study links obesity and type 2 diabetes to infertility in women
Insulin resistance - defined by persistently elevated levels of insulin and the abnormal regulation of blood sugar - is a common characteristic of type 2 diabetes. According to a recent study, it is also a feature of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which is the most common cause of infertility and affects up to one in 10 women.
Fish oils could help reduce inflammation associated with type 2 diabetes
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine scientists have unveiled the mechanism behind the effectiveness of omega-3 fatty acids in reducing inflammation and insulin resistance associated with type 2 diabetes.
Cinnamon may protect prediabetics from developing type 2 diabetes
A study conducted by chemists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture suggests that cinnamon - which is known to contain powerful antioxidative compounds - could potentially reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Scientists: People with undiagnosed diabetes should be screened for chronic kidney disease
According to a study that will be published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology, millions of Americans with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes may be unaware that they have chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Gastric bypass may help regulate insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetics
Research presented at the Endocrine Society's 92nd annual meeting has revealed that gastric bypass surgery could potentially benefit patients with type 2 diabetes.
Impaired self-control can be a symptom of type 2 diabetes
A study published in BioPsychoSocial Medicine reports that type 2 diabetes - a very common disease associated with obesity - may be associated with an inability to resist the temptation of food. The neurological changes that result from poor impulse control may exacerbate diabetes.
Researchers explore whether type 2 diabetes induces the development of cancer
Swedish researchers have set out to determine why individuals with type 2 diabetes seem to have a higher risk of developing cancer.
Obesity and weight gain later in life may increase risk for type 2 diabetes
A study published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that people over age 65 who are obese, carry excess fat around the waist or gain weight later in life have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes.
Scientists compare risk of two medications for type 2 diabetes
Research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes has revealed that the risk of heart disease and death were similar for type 2 diabetes patients who took either rosiglitazone or pioglitazone.
Evidence found linking type 2 diabetes and many cancers
Experts at the American Diabetes Association and the American Cancer Society have revealed emerging evidence that connects type 2 diabetes and the incidence of cancer.

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