Diabetes

Benign Doesn’t Always Mean Harmless

Non-functional adrenal tumors, type 2 diabetes linked When it comes to strange lumps and bumps, hearing a physician say the word “benign” is generally a...
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Teens and Diabetes: The Next Obesity Epidemic?

  Diabetes prevalence among adolescents is higher than previously reported. According to a press release issued by the JAMA Network Journals, a new study suggests that...
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Diabetes, Depression and Kidney Disease

People with diabetes and depression were more likely to develop kidney disease. Diabetes, like many chronic diseases, may co-exist with mental health conditions like depression....

Boiled or Baked: Method Matters for Pre-Diabetics

Advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) cause insulin resistance Most people have heard the saying “you are what you eat.” But what about how you cook what...
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Diabetes Defined

OVERVIEW Diabetes is a group of disorders affecting the body's metabolism — the way the body turns food into energy. More specifically, diabetes refers to...
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Death from Diabetes: Three Times More Likely Than Once Thought

About 12 percent of Americans might be dying from diabetes, despite what has been reported on death certificates, Boston University study finds. Diabetes is a...
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Lack of Vitamin B-12 Monitoring in Metformin-Treated Diabetes Patients

Diabetes patients treated with metformin over a long period of time often do not have their vitamin B12 levels monitored, even though they are...