Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens

The severity of metabolic syndrome—a cluster of health risk factors such as belly fat and poor cholesterol levels—among U.S. teens has been improving, and healthier diets may be the reason why.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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This Disease Is on the Rise in Kids, But No One Really Knows Why

The number of U.S. kids living with type 1 diabetes has increased by almost 60 percent since 2002, and experts are not sure why.

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Men With Infertility at Higher Risk for These Health Conditions

Infertile men may have a higher risk of developing other health problems such as diabetes, heart disease and substance abuse disorders.

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New Diabetes Cases Finally Drop in U.S. After Rising for Decades

It’s a sign that Americans may finally be turning the corner in the fight against diabetes—and possibly obesity.

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The Surprising Health Benefit Women May Get From Breastfeeding

New research suggests another potential benefit for moms who breastfeed—a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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Researchers Think Viagra Might Have a Surprising Health Benefit

The impotence drug Viagra may help ward off type 2 diabetes in people already at risk for the illness.

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