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Have diabetes and struggling to lose weight? Here is what to do

You’re active, you watch what you eat, yet the scale won’t budge. If you have diabetes, the answer could be in your medicine cabinet—specifically, your...

Vitamin B12 screening may prevent nerve damage in type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that patients with type-2 diabetes, taking metformin, should have their vitamin B12 levels assessed more regularly to avoid...

Avoiding type 2 diabetes – there is more than one diet to choose from

If you have high blood glucose, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes (so-called prediabetes) you may have been advised by your...

New pill could release insulin in the stomach and replace injections for people with...

An MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin. It could potentially replace the injections...

This diet could give you healthy heart and body weight at the same time

In a recent study, researchers found that a high protein, low-calorie diet that includes intermittent fasting not only could help with long-term weight loss. In...
Obesity and diabetes—two reasons why we should be worried about the plastics that surround us

Obesity and diabetes—two reasons why we should be worried about the plastics that surround...

Today, nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults and 21 percent of youth are obese. This trend is on the upswing and the worldwide population is...
Five things to eat or avoid to prevent type 2 diabetes

Five things to eat or avoid to prevent type 2 diabetes

Pre-diabetes is diagnosed when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as having type 2 diabetes. Pre-diabetes...
5 big signs of metabolic syndrome

5 big signs of metabolic syndrome

A metabolic syndrome is a group of health conditions linked to insulin resistance. The disorder is associated with many chronic diseases, such as obesity, type...
How sleep loss damages your health

How sleep loss damages your health

Eating at night and craving junk food are unhealthy eating behaviors, and they may present a potential link between poor sleep and obesity. This is...
Junk food can change your blood sugar as much as type 2 diabetes

Junk food can change your blood sugar as much as type 2 diabetes

A junk food diet can cause as much damage to the kidney as diabetes, according to a study published in Experimental Physiology. Type 2 diabetes...

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