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Type 2 diabetes patients should pay attention to hand infections

Type 2 diabetes patients should pay attention to hand infections

If you have type 2 diabetes, you need to pay attention to your muscle health. Recent research has shown that people with type 2 diabetes...
Gestational diabetes during pregnancy may increase baby's heart disease risk

Gestational diabetes during pregnancy may increase baby’s heart disease risk

Gestational diabetes may increase the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and heart disease in offspring by altering a smooth muscle protein responsible for blood...
Bacteria in the colon linked to type 2 diabetes

Bacteria in the colon linked to type 2 diabetes

In a recent study from Georgia State University, researchers found that human’s metabolic disease, particularly type 2 diabetes, is linked to having bacteria that...
Diabetes—the good news and the bad news, and what next for the future

Diabetes—the good news and the bad news, and what next for the future

Alarming stories about the diabetes epidemic that threatens millions of lives – and the NHS itself – have become commonplace, and with good reason. Around...
Do you get diabetes from eating too much sugar

Do you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?

There is a widespread belief that sugar is the sole cause of diabetes. After all, the disease is characterized by high levels of sugar...
Newly identified third type of diabetes is being wrongly diagnosed as type 2

Newly identified third type of diabetes is being wrongly diagnosed as type 2

Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Recently, though, a new type of diabetes has been identified: type 3c diabetes. Type...
Only 12% of American adults have healthy metabolism functions

Only 12% of American adults have healthy metabolism functions

In a new study, researchers found that the prevalence of metabolic health in American adults is 'alarmingly low,' even among people who are of...
Can your weight loss diet increase diabetes risk

Can your weight loss diet increase diabetes risk?

Obesity and overweight are big risk factors for type 2 diabetes. That is why losing excessive weight is important not only for improving body-image, but...
Saliva test could improve diabetes treatment

Saliva test could improve diabetes treatment

Diabetes assessment currently relies on measurement of blood sugar levels—but a simple saliva sample could replace this, says new research. The study, published in Frontiers...

Scientists discover link between diabetes and common white pigment

In a pilot study, researchers find that crystalline particles of titanium dioxide—the most common white pigment in everyday products ranging from paint to candies—...

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8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...
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People with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor

People with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor

New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a genetic...