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Heading Off Diabetes' Disability
Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A study indicates that overweight people with diabetes can improve their ability simply to get around if they can control their weight and be more physically active.

Reducing A1c a Little Less than 1 Point Reduces CV Risk by 45 Percent
Posted: Monday, June 25, 2012
Diabetes patients who responded to glucose-lowering treatment also improved their risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes....

Both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Rates Increase Significantly among American Youth
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012
The prevalence of both type 1 and type 2 increased among young people substantially over the past decade. Researchers also found that complications such as nerve damage are…

Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Youth
Posted: Monday, May 07, 2012
Rising childhood obesity in America has brought more cases of type 2 diabetes in youth. A combination of 2 diabetes drugs was more effective in treating youth with type 2 diabetes than metformin alone, according to a new study.

America's Waistline Expands and Costs Soar
Posted: Sunday, May 06, 2012
The additional medical spending due to obesity is double previous estimates and exceeds even those of smoking.

Noncompliance Linked to Mortality in Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Insulin-treated patients with type 2 diabetes who are noncompliant with their medication or clinic appointments face increased all-cause mortality.

Autism Linked to Mom's Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2012
Mothers who are obese or who have diabetes appear to be more likely to have children with neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism....

Exercise with Weight Loss Improves Mobility in Diabetes
Posted: Monday, April 09, 2012
People with diabetes are twice as likely to have mobility problems as other people their age, and losing weight and improving fitness may ward off some of the mobility problems that older overweight people with type 2 diabetes often face....

Periodontal Treatment Saves 1800 Dollars per Year for Diabetes Patients
Posted: Monday, April 09, 2012
Patients with diabetes who are treated for periodontal disease are less likely to see a physician and less likely to be hospitalized. Furthermore, they cost the healthcare system $1800 less per patient per year....

High-fat Diet Raises Risk for Diabetes Complications
Posted: Sunday, April 08, 2012
High-fat meals increase levels of blood toxins that can cause complications in type 2 diabetes patients....

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