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    1. Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Two servings of fish a week may be enough to lower the heightened risk for blindness that those with diabetes face, a new Spanish study suggests. Diabetic retinopathy is a serious complication of type 2 diabetes resulting f

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    2. Diabetes Drug and Advanced Heart Failure Patients

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug liraglutide (Victoza) doesn't appear to improve heart function in patients with advanced heart failure, a new study finds. The theory for this trial was that this drug -- from a class of medications cal

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    3. FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The injectable drug Adlyxin (lixisenatide) has been approved to treat adults with type 2 diabetes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The once-daily injection is to be used along with diet and exercise to improv

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    4. U.S. Teen Diabetes Rate Exceeds Prior Estimates

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More American teens have diabetes or prediabetes than previously thought, and many don't know they have the blood-sugar disease, a new study finds. Nearly 1 percent of more than 2,600 teens studied had diabetes -- with

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    5. Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- No single drug to treat type 2 diabetes stands out from the pack when it comes to reducing the risks of heart disease, stroke or premature death, a new research review finds. The analysis of hundreds of clinical trials found

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    6. Healthy Fats Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating more healthy fats, like nuts, seeds and vegetable oils, while limiting animal fats and refined carbohydrates, can help prevent or control type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. The large study found these

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    7. Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes

      By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Type 2 diabetes has long been considered a disease of the overweight and obese, but a new study challenges that notion. It finds nearly one in five normal-weight people has prediabetes -- a condition that can lead to typ

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    8. Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Among obese American adults, control of blood sugar is worsening, leading to more diabetes and heart disease, a new study finds. While blood pressure and cholesterol levels stayed relatively stable among obese adults,

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    9. Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Opting for two wheels rather than four could lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. The study found that people who bike to work or regularly cycle for fun were less likely to get the illness.

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    10. Dogs May Spot Low Blood Sugar in Diabetics: Study

      June 28, 2016 -- Dogs could help protect type 1 diabetes patients against dangerous drops in blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), according to researchers. They believe dogs can detect higher levels of a chemical called isoprene in the breath of diabetes patients when they develop hypoglycemia, which

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