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Surgery May Cut Weight and Diabetes Risk
While losing weight through exercise and eating healthy can help people control diabetes, gastric bypass surgery can offer dramatic results for those with mild or moderate obesity.
Fighting Diabetes with Fish Oil
Fish oil is a popular dietary supplement in the US. Taking fish oil supplements may have several benefits, including prevention of type 2 diabetes. 
Even a Little Weight Loss May Help
Patients who have obstructive sleep apnea are at higher risk for a range of health concerns. If the patient is obese, one way to improve symptoms of sleep apnea may be to lose weight.
Would You Like Diabetes With That?
Washing down a meal with a couple soft drinks may not seem like a big deal. However, those drinks may play a part in your overall health risks down the line.
Sunlight's Vitamin for Heavy Teens
In recent decades, obesity rates among children and teens have skyrocketed, putting many young people at risk of diabetes. Research has suggested that a lack of vitamin D may play a role in this risk.
More Sugar Means More Diabetes
Eating lots of sugar has long been linked to increasing diabetes risk. Whether sugar causes diabetes is unclear, but evidence is mounting that too much of a sweet thing can trigger the disease.
Fruit Doesn’t Hurt Diabetes Control
While it's hard to find a healthier snack option than a piece of fresh fruit, some docs have expressed concern that the natural sugars in fruit may cause issues for people with type 2 diabetes. Researchers put this thought to the test.
Weight Loss Surgery and Diabetes
For obese individuals who have had trouble losing weight, gastric bypass surgery may be an effective option. For those who also have diabetes, the surgery may come with an added bonus—stopping diabetes.
Brief, Hard Workout Does the Trick
Sometimes it seems that there are not enough hours in the day to make time for exercise. But a short, intense workout may be enough for some diabetes patients.
Losing Weight by Eating More Often
For those who like to eat often, there may be a diet plan for you. And for those who want to stick with just cutting calories, that still works to some degree.