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Rising diabetes costs put strain on families' budgets

August 11, 2011
Anyone who lives with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes knows that these can be intensive conditions to care for. They require frequent blood sugar testing, insulin injections and medications. Without all this, a person's blood sugar could spike to dangerous levels.
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Expert recommends doctors re-evaluate how they care for minority patients

August 10, 2011
Type 2 diabetes is far more prevalent among minority communities in the U.S. and one expert thinks this is because most doctors simply do not know how to reach out to these populations.
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Red meat and processed options shown to increase type 2 diabetes risk

August 10, 2011
Red meat - particularly the processed kind - has become a ubiquitous part of the American lifestyle. Many people would find it difficult to go through a day without eating some amount of processed meat. However, a new study suggests this may pose a serious health risk.
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New device shown to block the absorption of some fats, limiting risk of type 2 diabetes

August 08, 2011
Obesity is the leading cause of type 2 diabetes, but a new device being marketed by a Massachusetts-based company may help many people avoid developing the metabolic condition as a result of overeating.
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Losing Weight May Boost the Sexual Health of Men with Type 2 Diabetes

August 08, 2011
Sexual problems are among the more common side effects associated with type 2 diabetes. Many men who have the metabolic condition experience difficulties in the bedroom, which can have a major impact on their quality of life.
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Individuals with type 2 diabetes should discuss treatment options with their doctor

August 05, 2011
There are many different approaches a person with type 2 diabetes can potentially take to treat their condition. Controlling blood sugar levels is perhaps the most important part of this, but how aggressive should a person be in trying to bring their blood glucose down to normal levels?
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Expert warns diabetics to be mindful of the condition of their feet

August 03, 2011
Few people pay attention to the condition of their toes until there is a problem. However, this can be a major issue for diabetics. Because of this, one expert is warning people with type 2 diabetes and anyone else who thinks they have noticed toe deformities to talk to their doctor immediately.
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Sedentary lifestyles are largely to blame for type 2 diabetes risk

August 03, 2011
Most people think that if they get regular exercise they will be in good physical condition and reduce their chances of developing type 2 diabetes or other chronic health conditions. However, there may be more to it than this.
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Mobile diabetes management software may help people with type 2 diabetes lower their HbA1c scores

August 02, 2011
A number of new smartphone applications claim to help individuals who have chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes manage their condition, but do these tools really work?
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Can obesity-related conditions like type 2 diabetes shrink your brain?

August 02, 2011
Type 2 diabetes and dementia are two of the main health concerns for aging individuals, and some research has suggested that the presence of the former condition may contribute to the development of the latter.
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