Type 2 DiabetesInfo Center

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.

Stopping Diabetes in Its Tracks — Before It Starts

Many Americans are on the path to developing diabetes, but it’s not too late to make a U-turn.

The Benefits of Working Hard in the Gym

Exercise is almost never a bad thing, but new evidence suggests that not all exercise is created equal.

How Your Breakfast Might Affect Your Blood Sugar

There may be more to healthy eating than vitamins, minerals, and fat and sugar content. How much you eat and when could have an effect on your blood sugar, too.

These Steps May Cut Diabetes Risk in New Moms

Between late-night feedings and diaper changes, new moms may not prioritize their own blood sugar levels. However, healthy choices and medications could prevent diabetes in those at risk for it.

How to Avoid Aching Knees

Knee pain — a sign of arthritis, related to obesity or just the result of getting older? Whatever the reason, diet and exercise might be able to prevent or reduce knee pain in overweight older adults with diabetes.

Cholesterol, Sugar Guidelines May Change

No cholesterol, yes cholesterol. No coffee, yes coffee. What to eat can get pretty confusing for the average eater. New recommendations may clear up some of that confusion.