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    1. Experts Link Chemicals to Diabetes, Obesity

      Sept. 28, 2015 -- People who are trying to lose weight or manage diabetes should try to change their lifestyle not only to exercise or cut calories, but also to avoid chemicals that may be contributing to their condition, experts say. “You may have a healthy meal, but if it’s in a plastic container,

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    2. FDA Approves New Diabetes Treatment

      A new diabetes treatment was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday. Sold under the brand name Tresiba, the drug is a long-acting insulin product, the agency said in a news release. It is injected once daily and helps control blood sugar levels in people with both type 1 and typ

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    3. BP Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In surprising new research, experts report that the timing of taking your blood pressure medicine could have a big impact on whether or not you develop type 2 diabetes. Specifically, the Spanish researchers found tha

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    4. Daytime Napping Linked to Diabetes Risk

      Sept. 18, 2015 -- Being sleepy and taking long naps during the day are both tied to worse odds of getting type 2 diabetes, a new review suggests. Researchers from the University of Tokyo analyzed 10 studies from countries around the world, which included data on 261,365 participants. They found that

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    5. Type 2 Diabetes and Weight-Loss Surgery Decision

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese patients with type 2 diabetes might reap greater health-care savings after weight-loss surgery than obese patients without diabetes, researchers say. Most health-care systems use a high body mass index (BMI) to

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    6. Artificial Pancreas Works Well in Home Trial

      By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The latest trial of an artificial pancreas system offers good news for people with type 1 diabetes -- the system lowered blood sugar levels without increasing the risk of dangerously low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), a ne

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    7. Pesticide Exposure Tied to Diabetes Risk

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to pesticides may increase your risk of diabetes, a new analysis suggests. After reviewing 21 previous studies, researchers found exposure to any type of pesticide was associated with a 61 percent incr

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    8. Type 2 Diabetes Control and Preventing Dementia

      TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Keeping blood sugar levels in check may have a protective effect against dementia in people who have type 2 diabetes, new Swedish research suggests. "The positive association between [average blood sugar levels] and risk of dementia in fairly young patient

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    9. 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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    10. 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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