diabetes type 2 Stories
- Pioglitazone (Actos), prescribed for patients with Type 2 diabetes, is linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer.
- Three diabetic macular edema drugs offer similar benefits, but people with 20/50 vision or worse get better results from Eylea and Lucentis.
- A decreasing trend in age-standardized death rates occurred for heart disease, cancer, stroke, unintentional injuries, and diabetes between 1969 and 2013 in the U.S.
- People who have used marijuana more than 100 times are significantly more likely to have prediabetes when they reach middle age.
- Asian-Americans, who often develop type 2 diabetes at a lower BMI than the general population, have higher than average rates of undiagnosed diabetes.
- When it comes to reducing diabetes risk, exercise offers distinct benefits from weight loss, and so a combined approach is best.
- Researchers find already existing type 2 diabetes drug prevents scarring within mice.
- Diabetes and Alzheimer's are thought to be linked through excess insulin production flooding into the brain, disrupting amyloid plaque removal.
One Meal A Day Better For People With Type 2 Diabetes: Mediterranean Diet Trumps Low-Fat, Low-Carb AlternativesFor people with diabetes, one large Mediterranean meal a day may be better than three low-fat or low-carb meals.
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus risk is lowered or elevated depending on changes in red meat consumption.
Obesity Skips A Generation: Grandchildren More Inclined To Develop Diabetes, Heart Disease From Obese GrandmothersResearchers found that obese mothers could pass on risks of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes to their grandchildren.
- Researchers say as much as six cups of coffee could cause weight gain and lead to pre-diabetic conditions, while three to four cups a day reduces cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes risks.