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Cold Burns Fat and Reduces Obesity
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012
A type of "good" fat found in the body, which helps burn calories, can be activated by cold temperatures. Can cooling vests be the answer to preventing type 2 diabetes?

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.

Type 2 More Dangerous in Children
Posted: Sunday, May 06, 2012
Alarming increases of type 2 diabetes in children are no closer to being managed successfully and more aggressive treatment is needed at the start of diagnosis due to the fact that one drug is not enough to control blood sugars.

Diabetes, Overweight Linked to a 64-92% Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
Posted: Tuesday, May 01, 2012
A new study found an association between being diabetic and overweight, and increased risk of breast cancer....

Bariatric Surgery Beats Regular Therapy in Obese Diabetes Patients, Independent of Weight Loss
Posted: Monday, April 09, 2012
Bariatric surgery performed considerably better than traditional medical therapy in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, independent of weight loss according to findings from two randomized trials published online....

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....

Diabetes May Start in the Intestines
Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Scientists have discovered that problems controlling blood sugar may begin in the intestines.

Diabetes Advocacy Alliance Applauds Funding for CDC Program to Prevent Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012
The Diabetes Advocacy Alliance™ (DAA) today applauded the Department of Health and Human Services for approving $10 million in funding for the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), an initiative that provides local communities with lifestyle change programs for preventing type 2 diabetes.

Intermittent Exercise Improves Glucose for People with Diabetes
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2012
New study finds exercise in low oxygen environment may result in improved insulin sensitivity.

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