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New Adult Diabetes Cases Continue Downward Trend
There's good news and bad news in the latest Diabetes Report Card from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
An Update on Blood Sugar Goals
The American College of Physicians (ACP) has released a different blood sugar goal for patients with type 2 diabetes.
How Eating Speed Might Affect Weight Loss
How fast you eat might affect your ability to lose weight, according to a new study.
Gestational Diabetes and Your Heart Health
Having gestational diabetes during pregnancy could mean you're at risk for other conditions in the future, according to a new study.
How Breastfeeding Affects Diabetes Risk
Women who breastfeed their babies for at least six months may be less likely to develop type 2 diabetes later on, a new study found.
Several New Medications Approved
As a new year begins, we celebrate the beginning of something new and exciting. This year, that includes several new medication approvals from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Type 2 Diabetes Info
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New Insulin Product Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a short-acting insulin product to improve blood sugar levels in those with diabetes.
How Diabetes and Obesity Affect Cancer Rates
Obesity and diabetes might have caused nearly 800,000 cases of cancer around the world in 2012, a new study found.
Antioxidants and Your Diabetes Risk
Here's another reason you may want to eat antioxidant-rich foods: They may lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.