Diabetic Articles

Sleep Problems Tied to Diabetes in Men

Men who do not get enough sleep — or get too much — may have an increased risk for Type ...
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Daily chocolate intake linked to lower risk of diabetes, heart disease

Could a doctor's visit one day result in a prescription for chocolate? According to a new study, it is possible ...
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Just because you leave the doctor’s office empty-handed, it doesn’t mean you have a clean bill of health

An Alarming Number Of Adults Have Prediabetes—and Doctors Aren’t Doing Anything About It Here’s why this serious common condition shouldn’t ...
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Service dog saves sleeping boy with type 1 diabetes

A loyal service dog saved his 7-year-old ward when the boy’s blood sugar levels dropped quickly while he was sleeping ...
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New findings could boost type 1 diabetes treatment

For six weeks seven-year-old Bethan Westcott-Storer was feeling listless and losing weight, worrying parents Lizzie and Dean. Now aged nine, ...
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Years of taking popular diabetes drug tied to risk of B12 deficiency

People taking metformin, a common type 2 diabetes medication, for several years may be at heightened risk of vitamin B12 ...
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New diabetes patch analyzes sweat to detect blood sugar levels

A stick-on patch that tracks, and even regulates, blood sugar levels could be used by people with diabetes one day, ...
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Genetic test aims to improve diabetes diagnosis

Radiographer Paul Martin was wrongly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in April 2013. After months of taking two medications that ...
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Bypass surgery better at alleviating diabetes than diet and exercise

After one year, gastric bypass surgery did a better job of bringing type 2 diabetes into remission than an intensive ...
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What is Diabetes?

Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has ...
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Increasing dietary fiber reduces risk of developing diabetes

Consuming greater quantities of dietary fiber reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research confirms. Over 360 million ...
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Does Sweet Taste Sensitivity Affect the Development of Diabetes?

The decrease in sweet taste sensitivity which can lead to an increase in sugar intake might be a factor driving ...
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Could diabetes protect against ALS?

A reduced risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS - the most common motor neuron disorder, fatal for its sufferers ...
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New way of preventing diabetes-associated blindness

Reporting on their study with lab-grown human cells, researchers say that blocking a second blood vessel growth protein, along with ...
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Long life: Balancing protein and carb intake may work as well as calorie restriction

Cutting calories through dietary restriction has been shown to lower cholesterol, improve insulin sensitivity, and even prolong life in mammals ...
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Experts reflect on the past, present and future of diabetes.

Over the past 50 years, treatment and outcomes for diabetes have changed dramatically. At a recent symposium, experts looked back ...
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