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Treat Depression and Diabetes for Best Results

Tackling depression and diabetes together in primary care is more likely to get both under control than approaching them separately

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Insulin Therapy May Help Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

Diabetes patients are more susceptible to the development of atherosclerosis than those without diabetes and insulin therapy might help repair atherosclerotic lesions in diabetes patients....

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Glycemic Control Linked to Brain Function and Structure

An accelerated decline in brain function is an important risk that needs to be examined further in relation to glycemic control in older people with long-standing diabetes

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Less than a Minute a Day 'Keeps Diabetes Away'

Performing short cycle sprints three times a week could be enough to prevent and possibly treat type 2 diabetes

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Increased diabetes risk for women on statins - Medical Observer

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POSTMENOPAUSAL women prescribed statins to lower their cholesterol have a higher risk of developing new-onset diabetes mellitus than women not taking statins, US research shows.

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Women Working the Night Shift Have a 60% Increased Risk for Diabetes

Women who worked irregularly scheduled night shifts had up to a 60% higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes....

 
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Cutting Calories to 500 per Day Reduces Need for Insulin

Four months of a restricted-calorie diet produced lasting reductions in pericardial fat and improvements in left ventricular diastolic function in a study of obese adults with type 2 diabetes....

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Restricted diets and diabetes - Medical Observer

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Is it worth going (without) the whole hog for diabetes prevention?

In A RECENT English study,1 a very low energy diet (~600 kcal a day) was able to reverse the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in almost all of a small number (11) of test subjects.

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Maternal Age, BMI and Race Are Factors in Gestational Diabetes

Early detection is critical to the effective treatment of GDM. Known risk factors include BMI, advanced maternal age, previous GDM or delivery of a large baby, family history of diabetes, and race.

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Men Develop Diabetes With Less Body Fat Than Women: Study: MedlinePlus

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Men develop type 2 diabetes at a lower body-mass index (BMI) than women, and this finding helps explain why men have higher rates of diabetes in many parts of the world, researchers report.

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Hormone Changes May Fuel Weight Regain after Dieting

Losing weight is hard, but keeping the pounds off can be even harder. By some estimates, as many as 80% of overweight people who manage to slim down noticeably after a diet gain some or all of the weight back within one year

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Kidney stones tied to higher diabetes risk: MedlinePlus

People who've suffered bouts of kidney stones may have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes later on, new research suggests.

A number of studies have observed that people with diabetes are more likely to form kidney stones than diabetes-free people are. But it hasn't been clear whether the reverse is true.

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Bariatric Surgery Not a Cure for Diabetes

According to Dimitrios Pournaras, MD as reported in the BMJ, "Bariatric surgery (gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric banding) leads to complete remission in only about one third of patients with type 2 diabetes, and should be viewed as a means for improving glycemic control, not as a cure."

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Diabetes Patients Can Benefit from n-3 Fatty Acids

Use of a margarine fortified with n-3 fatty acids significantly reduced post-myocardial infarction ventricular arrhythmia-related events by 84% among diabetic patients

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Strict Glycemic Control May Not Help Kidney Patients

Both tight glycemic control and poor glycemic control are associated with worse outcomes in diabetes patients with chronic kidney disease.

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Weight Loss Improves Beta Cell Function in Type 2 Diabetes

Beta cell function can improve after just 12 weeks of weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes...

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Effects of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists on weight loss: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials | BMJ

Abstract Objective To determine whether treatment with agonists of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP-1R) result in weight loss in overweight or obese patients with or without type 2 diabetes mellitus.Design Systematic review with...
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Women's High Blood Sugar Linked to Colorectal Cancer: Study: MedlinePlus

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There may be a link between high blood sugar levels and an increased risk of colorectal cancer in older women, a new study finds.

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Staves Off CV Events in High-risk Patients with Diabetes

New data suggests that low-dose supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids may protect patients with diabetes and a history of myocardial infarction from ventricular arrhythmia-related events....

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Omega-3 Use Shows Diabetes Benefits

The published research, by scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, revealed that eating fish could be a means of treating problems such as inflammation in obesity and in conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer through taking dietary supplements.

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Four-Year Weight Losses in the Look AHEAD Study: Factors Associated with Long-Term Success

The Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study is examining the long-term health consequences of intentional weight loss in overweight and obese individuals with type 2 diabetes. The study spans a period of 13.5 years and information resulting from this study was taken from the first 4 years. In 2014 there will be additional follow up looking at cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.

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Aerobic Exercise and Quality of Life for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Eight-week aerobic exercise program had a major impact on fasting blood sugar, HbA1c, high-density lipoprotein, low-density lipoprotein, and quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes

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Drinking Less than 17 Ounces of Water a Day Can Impact Blood Sugars

People who drink less than a couple of glasses of water each day may be more likely to develop abnormally high blood sugar

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Three Questions Show Type 2 Diabetes Risk

"A simple, three-item instrument may be enough to accurately identify those individuals who are at high risk for type 2 diabetes in the next five years"

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