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Diabetes – Having it and not being aware

Among people suffering from diabetes it is safe to say that almost one third of them are not aware of it. Just like the symptoms of growing old, the symptoms  also seem quite harmless. This diabetes blog post tells you about the different types and some of the general symptoms of each to help you …

Diabetes: Types of Diabetes

There were only 3 major types of diabetes known earlier listed as below: Type 1 Diabetes – You produce no insulin at all. Type 2 Diabetes – You don’t produce enough insulin, or your insulin is not working properly. Gestational Diabetes – You develop diabetes just during your pregnancy. Diabetes Types 1 & 2 are …

Use of Anti psychotic increases risk for Type 2 diabetes

Current and initial treatment with the antipsychotic medications olanzapine, clozapine, or mid- and low-potency first-generation antipsychotics (FGA), increases the risk for Type 2 diabetes in schizophrenia patients, report researchers. However, current aripiprazole treatment was associated with a decreased risk for Type 2 diabetes. “Diabetes mellitus occurs in schizophrenia patients at higher rates than in the …

How to reduce medication use and cost in Type 2 diabetics

Study results show that intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) reduces cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors more than diabetes support and education (DSE), leading to reduced medication use and lower costs. Previous results from the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study, reported by MedWire News, showed that ILI improves quality of life, physical fitness, and weight …

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 …

Diabetes Epidemic because of self-inflicted Obesity

One of the greatest contributors to the type 2 diabetes epidemic is reckoned to be obesity brought on by our modern lifestyles. Are you eating yourself into diabetes type 2? Check if you have these 4 eating habits that could contribute to obesity and possibly make you part of the type 2 diabetes epidemic… 1)  …

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Approved by NICE

Patients suffering from type 2 diabetes will be able to benefit from an injectable drug that NICE has approved for use by the NHS. NICE gave its backing to wider use of once-a-day Victoza (liraglutide), designed to help patients stabilise their blood sugar levels. The drug can be used on obese people as well as …