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Low testosterone increases risk of death in men with type 2 diabetes
Allowing low testosterone levels to go untreated may sharply increase the risk of early death among men with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from a group of British researchers.
Treating type 2 diabetes may lower Alzheimer's disease risk
Controlling type 2 diabetes symptoms may produce many health benefits. Now, a new study from a team of Chinese researchers adds the decreased risk of Alzheimer's disease to the list.
Regular exercise improves liver function and cuts type 2 diabetes risk in obese individuals
Obese individuals with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) who are also at risk of developing type 2 diabetes may be able to improve the condition of their livers and boost their metabolic health through moderate amounts of aerobic activity, according to a new study from researchers at the Cleveland Clinic.
Researchers come to new understanding of process that contributes to type 2 diabetes
A new study conducted by a group of researchers from the University of North Carolina may help clarify the connection between high levels of body fat, inflammation and insulin resistance, three factors that are known to increase type 2 diabetes risk but are still poorly understood by science.
Problem-solving lessons help individuals with type 2 diabetes improve self-care
Disease management programs that teach participants general problem-solving skills in addition to providing disease-specific information may be able to greatly improve the ability of individuals with type 2 diabetes to control and in some cases resolve their condition, according to a new study out of Johns Hopkins University.
Coffee may increase risk of type 2 diabetes, worsen blood sugar control
A growing body of evidence suggests that caffeine may disrupt several metabolic processes and increase an individual's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new report from a Duke University researcher.
Teenagers' BMI may predict their future type 2 diabetes risk
Increases in body mass index, or BMI, during the late teen years and early adulthood may predict an individual's chances of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease later in life, according to a new study from a team of Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers.
New study explains factors that contribute to childhood obesity, type 2 diabetes
Some aspects of modern lifestyle may be encouraging childhood obesity and putting young people at a greater risk for developing type 2 diabetes later in life, according to new research out of Binghamton University.
Online tool helps people with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes manage their condition
A new Web application released by the American Diabetes Association that allows individuals with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes to upload information about their condition could help patients manage their symptoms and improve their care.
Risk factors for type 2 diabetes also linked to liver cancer
Individuals who have metabolic syndrome, a condition that increases the risk of suffering from type 2 diabetes, may also be more likely to develop liver cancer, according to a new study from the National Cancer Institute.
Regularly fasting may cut type 2 diabetes risk
Regularly fasting for 24-hour periods may help individuals reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes and lower their overall risk of heart disease, according to a new study from researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute.
Type 2 diabetes and obesity epidemic cause increase in NAFLD rates
Unless efforts are made to reduce the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and obesity, the rates of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, will soon reach epidemic proportions, according to a new study recently presented at the International Liver Conference.
NIH plans to push obesity research forward
Moving research aimed at fighting obesity from the laboratory into clinical settings is the main focus of the new Strategic Plan for NIH Obesity Research, a program of the National Institutes of Health. Officials said that the plan would help cut back on many of the diseases associated with excessive weight, including type 2 diabetes.
Treating gum disease may lower type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes costs, study finds
Treating individuals with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes for gum disease could lead to lower overall medical costs for those patients, according to a new study from dental plan provider CIGNA.
New report recommends bariatric surgery for people with risk factors for type 2 diabetes
Bariatric weight loss surgery should be considered earlier in the treatment process for obese individuals who are risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new policy statement from the International Diabetes Federation.

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