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    1. Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Epilepsy Risk: Study

      By Karen Pallarito HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who have type 1 diabetes may be nearly three times more likely to develop the seizure disorder epilepsy than people without type 1 diabetes, a new study suggests. The youngest people with type 1 diabetes -- und

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    2. Diabetes Meds Vary in Safety, Effectiveness: Study

      By E J Mundell HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A study of nearly a half-million people with type 2 diabetes shows there are pros and cons to nearly every form of drug therapy for the disease. In the British study, researchers looked at patient outcomes from a large U.

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    3. Wearable Patch May Help Manage Diabetes Painlessly

      By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental device might one day literally take the pain out of managing diabetes, Korean researchers say. The new invention uses a patch to monitor blood sugar levels via sweat, and delivers the diabetes drug metform

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    4. Diabetes May Raise Dangerous Staph Infection Risk

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes may be significantly more likely to develop potentially deadly "staph" blood infections than those without diabetes, a new study suggests. As the Danish researchers explained, Staphyloccus aureus bact

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    5. Doctors May Miss Chances to Treat Prediabetes

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A large number of Americans with prediabetes aren't being treated for the condition, which suggests that doctors are missing opportunities to prevent diabetes, researchers report. More than one-third of U.S. adults have

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    6. Type 1 Diabetes and Raised Risk of Certain Cancers

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having type 1 diabetes may raise the risk of some cancers, but lower the risk of others, a new study suggests. A higher risk was seen for cancers of the stomach, liver, pancreas, endometrium, ovary and kidneys. But a re

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    7. New Therapy Might Cure Type 1 Diabetes

      Feb. 4, 2016 -- Patient testing has started on a stem cell treatment that could offer a cure for type 1 diabetes. If the first-of-a-kind treatment works as well in the patients as it has in animals, it would eliminate the need for regular insulin injections and blood sugar testing, according to the

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    8. Sitting for Hours May Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sitting for long stretches might boost your risk for type 2 diabetes, even if you exercise, researchers report. Each extra hour in a sedentary position -- whether working on the computer or lounging in the recliner -- se

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    9. Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC Urges

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- No one is excused from diabetes. That's the message behind a new public education campaign targeting the 86 million American adults with what's known as prediabetes. More than one in three adults in the United States has

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    10. Catch-Up Sleep May Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Risk

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Though prior research warns that sleep deprivation may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests that "catch-up" sleep might reverse that risk -- at least in the short-term. Short-changing sleep during the we

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