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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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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