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Coffee May Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Coffee drinkers may have one more reason to brew another pot. Coffee might prevent type 2 diabetes, according to a research roundup published for World Diabetes Day.
Bariatric Surgery May Reduce Diabetes Risk
Surgery for weight loss is meant to help patients slim down. But new research suggests that it might also prevent type 2 diabetes in the process.
Low Vitamin D Not Tied to Diabetes Risk
Past studies have suggested that low vitamin D may be tied to an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. But new research challenges that notion.
Exercise Levels Low in Diabetes Patients
Diabetes is a disease closely tied to weight, but are patients getting enough exercise to slim down? Maybe not, suggests a new study.
Type 2 Diabetes Prevalence Increased, Especially Among Men
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that more than 1 in 3 adults are obese. And rising obesity rates may be tied to a rise in diabetes.
Pounds Lost Could Mean Money Saved for Diabetes Patients
Losing excess weight is good for the health. But it may also be good for the finances, suggest the authors of a new study.
Combined Exercises May Be Best for Type 2 Diabetes
Exercise is good for everyone, including those with diabetes. But what is the best type of exercise to help control the blood sugar of people with type 2 diabetes?
Surgery Could Be Good Option for Obese People with Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is often diagnosed in overweight patients. The combination of diabetes and obesity can present a serious risk for heart disease.
Studies Find Benefits in Eating Nuts
Nuts are rich in fiber and protein, but also can be high in fats, leaving people to wonder if they should be part of a healthy diet.
A Better Diet Might Prevent Diabetes
Some risk factors for type 2 diabetes, such as a family history of the condition, age and race, may be out of a person's control. But people do have control over other risk factors, including diet.