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Diabetes Health Center

News and Features Related to Diabetes

  1. Type 1 Diabetes: Keeping Your Child Active

    Being active is important for kids with type 1 diabetes. It good for their health and helps control blood sugar levels. But helping your child take part in a sport also brings some special challenges -- and “a lot of trial and error,” says Bethy Elrod, a mom living outside Atlanta whose 12-year-old

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  2. Do Insulin Shots Make You Squeamish?

    Injecting yourself with insulin several times a day to manage your diabetes might be easier than you think. Follow these expert steps to minimize the pain and calm your fears. Most people are nervous but soon realize they can handle it. "The anticipation is much worse than the actual injections," sa

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  3. These Workouts May Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that short bouts of high-intensity exercise could help reverse some early cardiac changes in people with type 2 diabetes. "Interestingly, the data also suggest that this type of high-intens

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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