Type 2 diabetes

diabetes
Did you know? Diabetes rates are significantly higher among Americans age 65 and older than in any other age group. Nearly a quarter (23 percent) of Americans 65 and older reported having diagnosed diabetes in 2015, according to a recent AARP Public Policy Institute analysis. Diabetes, a chronic condition in which the body is unable to produce or use insulin efficiently, leads to higher-than-normal blood sugar levels and is associated with higher risk for obesity and cardiovascular disease. Long-term complications from diabetes include damage to nerves, eyes and kidneys. Widely recognized as a major public health concern, diabetes costs the U.S. health system around $176 billion annually.
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Sometimes it’s not just a matter of taking your medication, but also when you take it that’s paramount.
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A major new study finds that exercise is as good - or in some cases better - than prescription drugs in protecting against future heart attacks, stroke and diabetes.
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Remember how, when we were kids, older people warned us about spending too much time in front of the television? As it turns out, now that we're the older people, maybe our children ought to be urging us to turn off the TV and go outside to play.
Men, when you take off your clothes and look down, can you see your, um, manhood?
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For overweight or obese patients with type 2 diabetes, the oft-repeated advice is to get some exercise and lose some weight to lower the increased risk of heart disease.
Could what we eat be killing our brains? Or, to put it another way, could Alzheimer's really be Type 3 diabetes?
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Belviq, the first new prescription weight-loss pill in 13 years, won approval last week from the Food and Drug Administration.
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The secret to losing weight? Getting paid millions to be the public (non-pudgy) face of a diabetes drug campaign.
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