Sleep Apnea May Speed Kidney Decline
Diabetes is a major risk factor for kidney disease. It can damage tiny blood vessels in the kidneys that filter waste from the blood. Add sleep apnea to the mix, and kidneys may decline even faster, new research suggests.
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.
FDA Approves New Combination Pill for Type 2 Diabetes
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new combination pill to treat type 2 diabetes.
Low T May Worsen Heart Risks in Men With Diabetes
Diabetes and low testosterone may each increase the risk of heart disease. Having both may push that risk even higher.
Mediterranean Diet May Fight Heart and Diabetes Risks
Good food is essential to good health. By following the Mediterranean diet, patients may be able to reduce obesity, high blood sugar and other factors that promote heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study found.
Gout Patients May Have Higher Diabetes Risk
Having gout has been tied to an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And one gender might be at higher risk than the other.
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 May Not Lower Diabetes Risk Equally in All Patients
Exercise has many beneficial effects on health. One of those benefits is as a reduced risk for type 2 diabetes. But exercise may not reduce that risk by the same amount for everyone.
Longer Work Hours Associated with Diabetes
Working overtime may result in a bigger paycheck, but it may also be linked with serious health problems.
Diabetes Growth May Be Slowing
After nearly two decades of rapid growth in the number of Americans with diabetes — likely driven by obesity and low levels of physical activity — that public health trend could be changing.