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    1. Diabetes May Raise Risk for Head and Neck Cancer

      July 29, 2014 -- The risk for head and neck cancer is higher in people with diabetes than in those without diabetes, according to a new study. That risk is greater for people 40 to 65 years old. Kuo-Shu Tseng, PhD, from Tainan University of Technology in Taiwan, and colleagues compared the records o

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    2. Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Diabetes

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with higher levels of brown fat have a reduced risk for obesity and diabetes, a new study suggests. Unlike white fat, which lowers insulin sensitivity, researchers found that brown fat actually improves insu

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    3. Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Shift workers, especially men, may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes compared to people not on such schedules, a new study suggests. Also at special risk are shift workers who don't work on a set schedule, wi

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    4. Diabetes: This May Someday Replace Needle Prick

      By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of sensor for people with diabetes is being developed to measure sugar levels in the body using saliva instead of blood, researchers report. Scientists at Brown University in Providence, R.I., created the sensor

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    5. Aerobic & Strength Training Combo for Diabetes

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of aerobic and resistance training may work better than either type of exercise alone in helping people with diabetes control their blood sugar, a new review finds. Researchers analyzed data from 14 studies

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    6. Insulin Pumps vs. Daily Injections for Type 2

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Insulin pumps provide better blood sugar control for adults with diabetes than multiple daily insulin injections, a new study says. Insulin pumps are small devices that are worn by patients and deliver constant amounts o

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    7. Inhaled Insulin Afrezza: FAQ

      Editor's note: This story was updated on April 24, 2015, to reflect Afrezza's availability in U.S. pharmacies. June 30, 2014 -- Millions of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will have another treatment option now that the FDA has approved an inhaled insulin. Called Afrezza, the rapid-acting insu

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    8. Gut Cells May Be Coaxed to Make Insulin for People With Type 1 Diabetes

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists are hopeful that cells inside the human gut might someday be retrained to produce insulin, the metabolic hormone that's lacking in people with type 1 diabetes. The team from Columbia University Medical C

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    9. FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin

      June 27, 2014 -- The FDA has approved inhaled insulin to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The insulin, called Afrezza, is a rapid-acting insulin and is meant to be taken at mealtime or soon after. “Today’s approval broadens the options available" for delivering insulin in people with diabetes, Jean

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    10. Taste Buds Decline With Age -- Link With Diabetes?

      June 25, 2014 (Chicago) -- The number of taste buds on the tongue decreases as you age. This may be important because the fewer the taste buds, the higher your fasting blood sugar level, new research shows. This could be part of the reason there are more older adults with type 2 diabetes now, sugges

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