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    1. Study Shows How Overeating May Lead to Diabetes

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone knows that high-calorie diets are tied to obesity and, too often, to type 2 diabetes. Now, a small study suggests that gorging on food can quickly tip the body into a "pre-diabetic" state. The research

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    2. Diabetes a Concern for Half of Americans

      Sept. 8, 2015 -- Half of Americans have diabetes or are well on their way to getting it, a new study estimates. As the U.S. population has grown older and heavier, the number of people who are having trouble controlling their blood sugar has climbed.   Related Reading   Is Diabetes in Your Future? T

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    3. Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Fight Type 2 Diabetes

      By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prior research has suggested that weight-loss surgery might help people rid themselves of type 2 diabetes, and a new study finds that the effect might be long-lasting. "This is a very important study because it's the first

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    4. Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer's Brain 'Tangles'

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 2 diabetes may be more prone to developing the brain "tangles" associated with Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. The study found that people with type 2 diabetes had a greater accumulation of brai

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    5. Younger Women With Diabetes and Heart Attack Risk

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young women with diabetes are much more likely to have a heart attack than those without the blood sugar disease, new research says. The study from Poland also found that young women who actually had a heart attack were

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    6. Joint Pain Warning With Some Type 2 Diabetes Drugs

      By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Use of a class of widely prescribed medications for type 2 diabetes is tied to severe joint pain in some patients, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on Friday. The drugs -- sitagliptin (Januvia), saxagliptin (Ongly

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    7. Antibiotics Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antibiotics might increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. Danish researchers found that people with type 2 diabetes tended to take more antibiotics in the years leading up to thei

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    8. Insulin Pumps Cut Risk of This in Type 1 Diabetes

      By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pumps seem to have a much lower risk of dying from heart disease or stroke prematurely than those who rely on multiple daily injections of insulin, new research suggests. "As

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    9. Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Women's Language Problems

      By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Insulin resistance, a key component of type 2 diabetes, may contribute to language problems in women that can potentially signal early dementia, new research suggests. The association was not seen in men, although the re

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    10. Skipping Breakfast Bad Idea for Type 2 Diabetics

      By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Running out the door without eating breakfast isn't a good idea for anyone, but new research suggests that for people with type 2 diabetes, skipping the morning meal may wreak havoc on blood sugar levels for the rest of the

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