Type 2 DiabetesInfo Center

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.

Why Nearly 1 Million Patients Can't Get Diabetes Rx

Due to government restrictions, many diabetes patients may be missing out on a common medication that could improve their health.

6 Ways to Save Your Heart Health

Pumping iron to stay strong may keep your heart pumping, too. Healthy lifestyle practices may prevent the majority of heart attacks in younger women.

Cirrhosis: Usually Preventable but Common

Cirrhosis of the liver may usually be preventable, but it may be more common than previously thought. Fortunately, patients can take simple steps to keep their livers in tip-top shape.