Sitting For Too Long Is Bad, and Here’s Another Reason Why

February 3, 2016

Sitting for long stretches might boost your risk for type 2 diabetes, even if you exercise, researchers report.

No Sleep? How It Can Hurt Your Health in the Long Run

January 29, 2016

Women who have chronic sleep problems may have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, Harvard researchers report.

Autism Risk Is Higher When Mom Is Obese and Has Diabetes During Pregnancy

January 29, 2016

Mothers-to-be who are both obese and diabetic have a higher risk of giving birth to a child with autism than healthy women, a new study suggests.

Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. Whites

January 29, 2016

FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Death rates among middle-aged white Americans were higher than expected in 2014, likely because progress against common killers such as diabetes and heart disease has halted, a new study contends.
Substance abuse and suicide rates among white adults ages 45 to 54 have risen, but not enough to explain […]

New Transplant Technique Might Free Type 1 Diabetics From Daily Injections

January 27, 2016

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Using a two-pronged approach, researchers report they were able to restore normal blood sugar levels for six months in mice with induced diabetes.
But, while the research is promising, it’s too soon for people with type 1 diabetes to start planning a life free of […]

Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC Urges

January 21, 2016

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 prediabetes, a serious health condition that can lead to type 2 diabetes, […]

Catch-Up Sleep May Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Risk Tied to Sleep Loss: Study

January 18, 2016

By Alan MozesHealthDay 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 week only to sleep in for long periods on the […]

Stressed Out Teens May Be at Greater Risk of Diabetes Later On

January 14, 2016

Teens who have trouble coping with stress may be at increased risk for type 2 diabetes as adults, new research suggests.

Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle

January 14, 2016

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Health warning labels on sugary beverages — similar to those on cigarette packs — might make parents less likely to buy such beverages for their kids, according to new research.
Growing concerns about the health effects of drinking sugar-sweetened beverages, which are linked to weight gain […]

How Eating Potatoes Is Linked to Gestational Diabetes

January 13, 2016

Women who eat lots of potatoes before pregnancy appear more likely to develop gestational diabetes.


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