Type 2 DiabetesInfo Center
Widely given to patients with type 2 diabetes, metformin has been linked to reducing the risk for many types of cancers. The medication, however, may not be effective against one certain cancer.
Saxagliptin is a popular diabetes medication that helps lower blood sugar levels. Because research has shown that it may worsen heart failure, the FDA plans to review data on this medication.
About eight in 10 people with type 2 diabetes are overweight or obese. While weight is related to the condition, putting on pounds over a few years may not signal increased risk.
Diabetes greatly increases the possibility of having a heart attack or stroke. Early detection and treatment, however, can prevent further progression of the disease.
Drinking six cups of coffee a day may seem extreme to some, but it could cut the risk of getting diabetes. For those worried about caffeine intake, decaf may work just as well.
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. New research may add more support to that claim, especially when it comes to teens.
Latinos are at a particularly high risk of developing diabetes, and it seems the condition is a large concern for this group.
Your health care provider may emphasize the importance of exercise, but exactly how important is physical activity for staying healthy?
Deciding how to treat a condition like high cholesterol can be tough, especially when some treatment options have been tied to an increased risk of other health problems.
Enjoying a hot cup of tea with some chocolate and raspberries may do more than satisfy a sweet tooth; it also may help lower one’s risk of developing diabetes.