The Surprising Health Risk of Being Pregnant With A Boy

A baby’s gender appears to affect a mother’s risk for diabetes during pregnancy — called gestational diabetes — and type 2 diabetes after pregnancy, a new study suggests.

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Here’s Why Type 1 Diabetes May Be More Deadly for Women Than Men

Women with type 1 diabetes have a nearly 40 percent greater risk of dying from any cause and more than double the risk of dying from heart disease than men with type 1 diabetes, Australian researchers report.

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Can All Work and No Play Make You Diabetic?

Working long hours may increase your risk for diabetes, a new study suggests. But the finding seems to depend on your job.

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The Weird Way Artificial Sweeteners Can Raise Your Blood Sugar Levels

Artificial sweeteners can potentially make blood sugar levels rise despite containing no calories, researchers found in human and mouse studies. That’s bad news for people with diabetes or prediabetes.

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Sam’s Club Offering Free Diabetes Screenings on Saturday

The discount chain is offering free health screenings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m this Saturday for people who visit one of its nearly 600 locations with a pharmacy.

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Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes

Not only is eating better and exercising healthy for people with diabetes, it can save them hundreds of health-care dollars a year, a new study finds.

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Nearly 40% of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects

Approximately two out of every five Americans will develop type 2 diabetes at some point during their adult lives, according to new U.S. government estimates.

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Shift Workers May Have Higher Diabetes Risk

Shift workers, especially men, may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes compared to people not on such schedules, a new study suggests.

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Why Too Much Salt Could Be Extra Harmful For Diabetics

A diet loaded with salt is associated with double the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with type 2 diabetes.

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Why Everyone’s Talking About Miss Idaho’s Bikini Photo

Sierra Sandison courageously unveiled a special “accessory”—her insulin pump.

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