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With Diabetes, Cutting Blood Pressure a Little May Go a Long Way
Having a normal blood pressure is good for overall health, but in diabetes patients, it may also be critical to preventing major heart problems.
Some Diabetes Patients May Be Missing out on Care
Young adults may be less likely than older people to worry about their health, but this can spell trouble down the road — especially when a chronic condition is involved.
Type 2 Diabetes Combo Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration today approved a medication that combines two common type 2 diabetes treatments.
Bitter Health Effects from Added Sugars
A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, as the saying goes — but the truth about sugar’s effect on health may actually be quite bitter.
Ovarian Problem May Have Other Health Effects
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and infertility have been well-known dance partners for many years. Now new evidence suggests that PCOS is also dancing with a lot of other chronic health issues.
Diet Made a Difference in Diabetes for Minority Women
A healthy diet can make a big difference in diabetes risk — and that difference may be even bigger for women who are Asian, Black or Hispanic.
Stand up for Your Health
Office workers and couch potatoes alike may need to stand up for their health — literally.
Too Much of a Good Thing: Some Diabetes Patients Overtreated
Like Goldilocks and her porridge, people with diabetes need their blood sugar "just right." In some cases, though, diabetes treatment for older adults with other health problems can be overly strict, which may cause blood sugar problems.
This Surgery Could Reverse Type 2 Diabetes
Unlike diamonds, type 2 diabetes doesn't have to be forever. Weight loss surgery may help patients reverse type 2 diabetes.
When Mental Health Affects Physical Health
Women who survive traumatic events may have to fight yet another enemy: an increased risk of diabetes. A healthy diet and overall lifestyle may lower that risk.