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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FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication, Afrezza

People with type 1 or 2 diabetes now have a new means of getting their medication, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the first inhaled medicine for the blood sugar disease.

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Cooler Indoor Temps May Help ‘Good Fat’ Grow

An easy health boost may be as close as the nearest thermostat, a new study suggests.

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Gut Microbes Differ in Obese or Diabetic People, Study Finds

Obese people and those with type 2 diabetes have lower levels of common types of “good” intestinal bacteria than healthy people, a new study reveals.

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Diabetes Drug Helps Nondiabetics Lose Weight

The diabetes drug liraglutide (Victoza) may help obese people without the disease lose weight, a new study suggests.

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Why Diabetes May Be More Dangerous for Women Than Men

Diabetes appears to pose a greater risk to heart health for women than men, a new analysis of current research contends.

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More U.S. Kids Getting Type 1 AND Type 2 Diabetes

Rates of diabetes in U.S. children have jumped sharply in just eight years, according to new research.

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Type 2 Diabetes May Shrink the Brain, Study Suggests

People with type 2 diabetes may lose more brain volume than is expected as they age, new research indicates.

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