Category: Diabetes

Diabetes & Dairy

Is dairy fat linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, as some studies claim? Spanish researchers tracked roughly 3,350 people aged 55 to 80 who participated in the PREDIMED study for four years. All were at high risk of...

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Type 2 Diabetes

Aerobic exercise and strength training can be almost as effective as some drugs in controlling blood sugar levels. For example, a 2012 JAMA study found that 9 percent of people with type 2 diabetes who combined an exercise...

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Don’t Just Sit There

Brief bouts of walking or simple strength exercises can lower blood sugar and insulin levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Scientists assigned 24 sedentary overweight or obese adults with diabetes to spend a day sitting for 8...

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Diabetes & Vitamin D

People with low vitamin D levels in their blood have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. But taking vitamin D may not cut that risk. Norwegian researchers gave roughly 500 people with pre-diabetes either a high dose of vitamin...

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Diabetes and Your Eyes

You might be surprised to learn that there’s a strong connection between diabetes and vision health, but it’s true. According to the American Diabetes Association, individuals with have a higher risk of blindness...

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One out of two American adults has either diabetes or pre-diabetes. And people who drink sugar beverages have a higher risk of diabetes than those who don’t. But it’s neither practical nor ethical to give people...

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What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors that increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes. It is defined as having three or more of the following: High blood pressure High blood sugar High levels of bad blood fat (LDL...

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The Must-See Diabetes Doctor

People with type 2 diabetes who also have other serious health concerns can cut heart attack, stroke, and fatal heart disease risk by approximately 10 percent by seeing an endocrinologist within a year of diagnosis suggest a...

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    Title: Is Dairy Fat Different?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
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