Type 2 DiabetesInfo Center

Rethink Your Drink

You may want to think twice before you down that bottle of Coke.

This Common Diabetes Rx May Be Safer Than Previously Thought

Weighing the benefits of medications against their potential risks is a common conundrum for many doctors. But, for one common diabetes medication, that decision may have gotten a little easier.

5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure

Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.

For Type 2 Diabetes, Surgery May Boost Hope

Doctors usually advise patients with type 2 diabetes to eat better and exercise more, but these lifestyle changes may not be enough in some cases.

Hold That Sugary Drink for Better Health

Sugary drinks may taste good, but they may also take a big toll on public health.

For Diabetes, Exercise May Mean More Than Fitness

Even if exercise doesn't seem to be making you fitter, it could still be helping your health.

What's Good for Diabetes May Be Good for the Heart

For those with type 2 diabetes, keeping blood sugar levels under control can seem like walking a tightrope. But that delicate balancing act may benefit more than just blood sugar.

What Filling up on Fiber Might Do for Your Diabetes Risk

You often hear that vegetables, fruits and whole grains are healthy, and now new evidence is supporting this claim for a new reason — the fiber in these foods might help prevent a common and serious health problem.

Baby's Gender May Bump up Mom's Diabetes Risk

Expecting moms face a list of possible health concerns, including the risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy. But for those having baby boys, the odds may be even higher.

Got Diabetes? Quit Smoking, but Take Care

If you smoke, quit! If you're a smoker who has diabetes, however, you may need to more closely monitor your blood sugar after you quit.