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What you must know about Diabetes

Talking about diabetes, this is how shocking the rise of obesity has become: according to the Surgeon General’s office, the number of obese or overweight adults in this country is around about fifty percent higher than it was just ten years ago. The latest studies have estimated that about a third of the children born …

The fight against Type 2 Diabetes continues

Meet Johnny, a middle-aged employee who has a busy life with no room for complications. He has been taking medications since he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes few years ago but he is now starting to lose his battle against glycaemic control and for the first time his blood glucose is higher than 7.0 …

Genital, digestive cancer in women could be due to Type 2 diabetes

Women with Type 2 diabetes have significantly increased risk for genital and digestive cancers compared with their nondiabetic peers, show study results. However, men and women with diabetes have significantly reduced risks for prostate cancer and skin cancer, respectively. “Type 2 diabetes mellitus has been associated with an increased risk of a variety of cancers …

Significantly reduced risk for prostate cancer in men who have diabetes.

Men with diabetes have a significantly reduced risk for prostate cancer compared with their nondiabetic peers, report researchers. The team notes that there was a borderline significant trend for a greater inverse association with well versus poorly differentiated cancers. “Observational studies suggest that diabetes is associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer, but few …