Nearly 1 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes

The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar disease, researchers report.

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Mediterranean Diet Can Lower Diabetes Risk by 20%, Study Says

Adhering to a so-called Mediterranean diet may reduce your risk of diabetes, especially if you’re at high risk for heart disease.

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Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later

People who develop type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure in middle age appear more likely to suffer brain damage that can contribute to dementia as they grow older, a new study finds.

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Diabetes Boosts Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men, Study Says

A new study adds to the evidence that diabetes may boost the risk of a stroke in women but not in men.

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As Food Prices Rise, So Can Diabetics’ Blood Sugar

Food prices are linked to blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

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Does a Large Weight Gain REALLY Cause Type 2 Diabetes?

Although it’s a common belief that a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes often follows a large weight gain, a new study challenges that notion. Researchers found that the majority of people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes didn’t get the disease until they’d been overweight or obese for a number of years.

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TVs, Computers, and Cars May Be Spreading Obesity in Developing Nations

The increasing number of people in developing nations who own televisions, computers and cars might explain rising rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes in those countries, a new study suggests.

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Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?

People looking to avoid type 2 diabetes might want to increase the amount of yogurt they eat, a new study by British researchers suggests. According to the results, eating yogurt could reduce the risk of developing diabetes by 28 percent, compared to not eating any yogurt.

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A Weird New Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes

A new study points to a possible added risk factor for type 2 diabetes: a wedding band. The Canadian review of data on more than 75,000 couples worldwide found that being married to someone with diabetes is linked to a higher risk that you’ll develop the disease yourself.

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Do You Have THIS Common Condition? Get a Flu Shot

Adults with diabetes are vulnerable to flu and its complications, experts say. Now a large new study finds they’re also at higher risk of being hospitalized for flu.

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