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Researchers uncover strong link between physical activity and glucose regulation

August 24, 2011
People who lead inactive lifestyles are known to be at a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Now, a new study may help explain why this is and what individuals can do to minimize their chances of becoming diabetic.
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Type 2 diabetics can reduce their risk of complications by managing their condition

August 24, 2011
Type 2 diabetes, in and of itself, is a difficult condition to live with. It requires extensive testing and treatment as well as changes in lifestyle. People with the disease often feel tired and sluggish. This can prevent them from doing activities they once enjoyed.
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A healthy diet is key to managing type 2 diabetes

August 23, 2011
For most people, a type 2 diabetes diagnosis is a life-changing event. The condition plays a central role in the lives of the majority of those who have it. It needs to be a consideration in just about every decision a person makes. This is particularly true when it comes to diet.
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Many diabetics fail to meet testing guidelines

August 23, 2011
Most people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes know that regular testing is a critical part of their ability to control their condition. It is important for them to monitor blood sugar levels to ensure that they do not rise to dangerous levels.
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Simple lifestyle changes can help individuals with type 2 diabetes manage their condition

August 22, 2011
For individuals who have type 2 diabetes, living a healthy lifestyle is one of the most important things they can do. In particular, it is vital to get plenty of physical activity. This may help them lose some extra pounds and limit their risk of complications.
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Groups dissatisfied with UN efforts to address chronic diseases epidemic

August 19, 2011
Members of the United Nations will soon discuss ways the world can address the rising tide of non-communicable diseases like type 2 diabetes, a signal of the major toll the conditions are taking on societies around the world.
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BMI just as effective in assessing type 2 diabetes risk in overweight children

August 19, 2011
For years, body mass index, or BMI, has been the gold standard for diagnosing a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, in recent years, research has suggested that waist circumference may provide a more accurate assessment.
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Women with type 2 diabetes may struggle to conceive, study suggests

August 19, 2011
For many women, the greatest aspiration they have in life is to become a mother. However, new evidence suggests that individuals who have type 2 and continue eating unhealthy diets may have a harder time conceiving than most women.
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Type 2 diabetes may increase glaucoma risk

August 17, 2011
Individuals with type 2 diabetes are already known to be at an increased risk of developing retinopathy, a condition that can eventually lead to blindness. Now, new evidence suggests that these individuals may also be prone to open-angle glaucoma.
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Watching too much TV can lead to type 2 diabetes and shorten life expectancy

August 16, 2011
Just about everyone enjoys watching some TV every now and then, but new research suggests that overindulging can lead to the development of type 2 diabetes and shave years off a person's life.
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