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Lay Off Fried Food If You Plan On Getting Pregnant, Doctors Say

By | Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:00

Women who treated themselves to fried food every day were more than twice as likely to get gestational diabetes than women who avoided it.

Spraying Pesticide

Mothers' Exposure To DDT Pesticide Leads To Obesity In Their Children

By | Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:00

Middle-aged Americans whose mothers were exposed to DDT may be at an increased risk for obesity and diabetes, according to a new study.


World’s First Prescription-Only Smartphone App Aims To Help Type 2 Diabetes Patients

By | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 14:44

BlueStar is the world's first app to require a doctor's prescription for use. It was created to transform type 2 diabetes self-management.


Latin Americans More Likely To Be Diabetic Due To Neanderthal Genes From 60,000 Years Ago

By | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 16:00

Scientists have discovered a gene variant that provides clues as to why Latin Americans are more likely to develop diabetes than others.

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Vitamin D May Treat Type 2 Diabetes In Women

By | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 14:01

Women with type 2 diabetes who take vitamin D supplements may improve their pain and their mood.

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Avandia's Restrictions Eased: FDA Says Glaxo Drug's 'Risk Is Not Great'

By | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 16:35

The FDA removed certain restrictions on GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia (rosiglitazone), which will now be available for wider use.


Coffee Consumption May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

By | Fri, 11/15/2013 - 12:26

Drinking a few cups of coffee a day could lower your chances of developing type 2 diabetes by 25 percent.

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High Acidic Diet Linked To Diabetes Risk In Women

By | Wed, 11/13/2013 - 12:55

Women who consume highly acidic foods, such as animal products, are at a greater risk for developing diabetes, according to a new study.


Obesity May Lead To Early Puberty In Girls

By | Mon, 11/04/2013 - 11:57

A recent study finds that obesity may be linked to the early onset of puberty in girls, regardless of their race or ethnicity.

Vitamin D

Can Vitamin D Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

By | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 12:28

The NIH is funding a series of large-scale clinical trials to decide if vitamin D can prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks Casually Announces Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

By | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 13:26

Actor Tom Hanks announced his recent type 2 diabetes diagnosis on "The Late Show with David Letterman."

Antidepressants Linked To Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Antidepressants May Heighten Type 2 Diabetes Risk

By | Tue, 09/24/2013 - 15:59

A study from University of Southampton confirms a long suspected link between antidepressants and type 2 diabetes, although questions still linger.

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Biz Markie Drops 140 Lbs. After Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

By | Fri, 09/13/2013 - 10:57

Following his type 2 diabetes diagnosis three years back, rapper Biz Markie dropped 140 lbs. to help improve his quality of life.

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A Daily Glass Of Milk During Pregnancy Makes Your Child Taller Well Into Adulthood

By | Wed, 09/04/2013 - 15:38

Mothers who drink one glass of milk a day while pregnant are found to have taller children with a lower risk of developing diabetes.

An Apple a Day!

Eat Away Type 2 Diabetes: Go For Whole Fruits, Not Fruit Juice

By | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 16:35

Researchers found that eating whole fruits, particularly blueberries, grapes, and apples, may reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, while drinking fruit juice may increase your risk.