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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.

What Swapping Sweet for Unsweet May Do for Your Health

A decision as simple as whether to add sugar to your coffee could have a long-term impact on your risk for one chronic health condition.

Diabetes, Depression, Dementia: How They May Be Linked

Diabetes and depression are both challenging yet common chronic diseases in the US. Together, they may pose an additional risk to mental health.

Diabetes Screening Might Not Help Everyone

Screening may be one of the best ways to catch and fight diseases like cancer early, but the effectiveness of screening for diabetes may be a little less clear in some patients.

How TV Time Might Affect Diabetes Risk

Could routinely watching that extra episode on TV affect your risk for a serious condition? New evidence suggests that it could.

Gestational Diabetes? Watch Your Weight

Lots of factors go into a patient's type 2 diabetes risk. New evidence suggests that gestational diabetes and weight changes could be among those factors.

For Your Heart’s Sake, Get out of Your Chair

Sitting may feel nice, especially after a long day. Too much of it, however, isn't doing your heart health any favors.

Teens, Go Nuts! It Might Boost Your Health

They say teens will eat anything that isn't nailed down. If that includes nuts, it could improve teens' health.

This Menopause Therapy Didn't Affect Death Risk

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been a subject of controversy since past research linked it to health problems like cancer. New evidence, however, might clear up some concerns about this treatment.