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Diabetes May Affect Young and Old Differently

Diabetes affects millions in the US. But new research suggests that it may affect patients in different ways.

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.

Rx Could Cut Diabetes Complications

A first-of-its-kind study examined the potential relationship between taking statins, prescription medicines that treat high cholesterol, and diabetes complications like vision loss and kidney damage.

Diabetes May Slow the Middle-Aged Brain

As people age, their brains may not work at full speed. For middle-aged people with type 2 diabetes, a decline in brain function may be more likely than for those who don’t have the disease.

Breakfast Each Day May Keep Diabetes Away

Children are constantly told that eating a healthy breakfast may help with weight control and academic performance. But it may also prevent type 2 diabetes.

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.

Blacks May Have Higher Risk for Diabetic Vision Loss

Diabetes affects more than 300 million people around the world and has many negative effects, including a higher risk of hypertension, stroke and even vision loss. And a new study suggests blacks may be more at risk for diabetic vision loss.

Gestational Diabetes May Raise Diabetes Risk in Kids

Gestational diabetes, which occurs during pregnancy, has been on the rise. As more expectant women get high blood sugar, more children may also face the threat of getting the disease.

Reversing Prediabetes May Be a Heart Saver

Blood sugar levels that are high but not high enough to be diabetes pose a health risk. Taking steps to reverse the condition may significantly cut the odds of getting heart disease and 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.