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Celebrating National Diabetes Month
It's National Diabetes Month, and you can celebrate by learning how to better manage your diabetes.
How Eating Speed Might Affect Weight Loss
How fast you eat might affect your ability to lose weight, 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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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.
The Problem with Delaying Insulin
When their doctors recommend insulin, many patients with diabetes may initially refuse it, according to a new study.
Obesity: Still a Big Problem in the US
Obesity continues to be a significant health concern across the United States, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Weight Gain in Adulthood May Pose Serious Risks
Gaining weight from your early 20s to your mid-50s may put your health at risk, according to a new study.
The Link Between Diabetes and ED
Men with diabetes may face an increased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new study.