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    1. This May Help Protect Men Against Diabetes

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Too much or too little sleep may raise the risk of diabetes in men, but not women, a study by European researchers suggests. "Even when you are healthy, sleeping too much or too little can have detrimental effects on yo

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    2. 'Hacking' a Diabetes Cure?

      June 28, 2016 -- At least 85 people and counting are managing their type 1 diabetes with an artificial pancreas system they built themselves. Dana Lewis is one of them. The Seattle-based data analyst created a system with her husband Scott Leibrand, a computer network and systems engineer, in 2014.

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    3. Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes are much more likely to die after a heart attack than people without the blood sugar condition, a new study finds. Researchers included 700,000 people in the study. All of them were hospitalized with a

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    4. Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a mainly plant-based diet -- especially one with lots of healthy veggies, fruit and whole grains -- may significantly lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. "This study highlights that even moder

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    5. Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The blood sugar-lowering drug Victoza (liraglutide) cuts the risk of heart attack and stroke in type 2 diabetes patients, a new study finds. Heart disease is the leading cause of death among people with type 2 diabetes, t

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    6. Obama's 3-Pronged Effort to Speed Organ Transplant

      By Margaret Farley Steele HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama administration on Monday announced wide-ranging public and private measures to speed the wait for lifesaving organ transplants in the United States. The goals include making it easier for Americans to be

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    7. This Helps Fight Diabetic Eye Disease

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, June 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive blood sugar control appears to reduce the risk of eye disease progression in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study says. People with type 2 diabetes are at risk for the eye disease called diabetic retinopath

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    8. Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease a Dangerous Combo

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, June 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Prospects for people with type 2 diabetes and heart disease may be grimmer than previously believed, researchers report. "Type 2 diabetes accompanied by an acute coronary syndrome needs much more attention, especially in

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    9. High-Salt Diets May Up Kidney Patients' Heart Risk

      By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic kidney disease face higher odds of heart attack or stroke if they have high-salt diets, a new study suggests. "Moderate sodium reduction among patients with chronic kidney disease and high sodium intake ma

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    10. Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery quickly improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes, and should be recommended or considered as a treatment for certain obese people with diabetes. That's the message of a joint statemen

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