All Type 2 Diabetes Articles

South Asian and African-Caribbean children may be more likely to develop type 2 diabetes
A recent study published in the Public Library of Science Medicine reports that South Asian and African-Caribbean children may be predisposed to developing type 2 diabetes.
Study: Gestational diabetes test may also help predict onset of type 2 diabetes
There is evidence suggesting that the test that helps diagnose gestational diabetes may also have a predictive value when it comes to the onset of type 2 diabetes.
Prevalence of type 2 diabetes increases in First Nations population
A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has revealed that the incidence of type 2 diabetes in First Nations people - those of Aboriginal descent - is greatly increasing. Men and women from this background were 2.5 and 4 times more likely to have diabetes than people in other regions.
Diabetics should be more aware of heat exposure risks, doctors say
Although heat increases the risk of diabetes complications, a new report has found that many people who live in hot climates are not aware of precautions they need to take.
Healthier gums may lead to better outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes
As researchers continue to seek cures for chronic diseases that have a high individual and social cost, they sometimes stumble on unexpected discoveries. For example, an international team of scientists recently found that treating periodontal disease can help lower blood sugar level.
German researchers: Waist circumference a better predictor of diabetes
As part of the quest to pinpoint the most effective approaches to diabetes risk assessment, a team of researchers has found that, contrary to a popular belief, waist circumference can be a better predictor of diabetes than body mass index (BMI).
Obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes exhibit poorer cognitive performance
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered that obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have cognitive impairments. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has also revealed that these individuals possess subtle neurological abnormalities.
Drinking coffee regularly may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes
A new research study published by scientists from the Nagoya University Department of Applied Molecular Bioscience in Japan has revealed that drinking coffee may play a role in the prevention of type 2 diabetes.
Avandia Safety
Avandia (a Type 2 Diabetes Medication) Update
Dealing with Diabetes in the Summer Heat
Both type 1 and type 2 diabetics may develop diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) which makes it difficult to cope with the summer heat. A large number of people with diabetes have neuropathy (between 60% and 70%), which may affect the ability to sweat and therefore cool the body.
A New Way to Check Blood Glucose Levels?
No More Pricking Fingers? We start out this week's diabetes news and research review with news about a new continuous glucose monitor which does not rely on pricking fingers for blood samples.
Does Diabetes Raise Your Risk of Cancer?
Diabetes and Cancer:  Are Diabetes Risk Factors and Treatments Linked to Cancer? We begin this week’s headlines with news from the American Cancer Society and the American Diabetes Association which has published a review of literature that suggests that diabetes risk factors and treatments may be associated with cancer.
Gestational Diabetes and Childhood Obesity
Insulin Therapy and Neuropathy in Type 1 Diabetes
Weight Gain with Type 2 Diabetes Medications
Funding for Diabetes Research and Diabetes Treatments
Can Tequila Treat Diabetes?
Tequila Treats Diabetes?

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