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Type 2 diabetes: Five genetic 'clusters' may explain evolution Researchers have identified five clusters of genetic variants that may explain the different evolution of type 2 diabetes in different individuals.
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Can people with type 2 diabetes stop taking metformin? Metformin treats type 2 diabetes by lowering blood sugar levels. It is generally a safe and effective medication. However, metformin can cause side effects, and a person may be able to control their blood sugar by making lifestyle changes involving diet a
Medical News Today | Sep 20, 2018 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Non-insulin drugs for treating type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes prevents the body from responding to insulin correctly, leading to high levels of blood sugar. Some people require insulin injections, but others can manage the condition with oral or other injectable medications. Learn more here.
Medical News Today | Sep 18, 2018 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is it safe for a person with diabetes to eat sweets? People with diabetes need to know how the food and drink they consume affects their blood sugar levels. However, it is a common misconception that they must avoid all sweets or sugary foods. A person with diabetes can still have sweets, as part of a healt
Medical News Today | Sep 17, 2018 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blocking this protein may keep obesity, diabetes at bay Deleting the RNA-silencing protein Ago2 in mice's livers changed the animals' energy metabolism and prevented obesity, diabetes, and fatty liver disease.
Medical News Today | Sep 12, 2018 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Natural ways to improve insulin sensitivity Low insulin sensitivity can cause blood sugar levels to become too high and may lead to type 2 diabetes. Natural ways of improving insulin sensitivity include exercising more, getting enough sleep, eating a diet rich in saturated fats and soluble fiber, a
Medical News Today | Sep 10, 2018 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What is a random glucose test? Diabetes occurs when a person has too much glucose in their blood. Doctors can diagnose diabetes with a random glucose test. A person can have this test at any time during the day and does not need to fast beforehand. For a reliable diagnosis, the doctor
Medical News Today | Sep 10, 2018 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Just 6 hours of sleep loss increases diabetes risk It is well-known that sleep is important for good health. The latest study demonstrates that losing just a small amount might increase diabetes risk.
Medical News Today | Sep 8, 2018 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What carbs should you avoid? Many people avoid eating carbohydrates to help them lose weight. However, some carbohydrates are beneficial and can be healthful when included in the diet. Carbohydrates can be simple or complex, and each type has a different effect on the body. Learn mor
Medical News Today | Sep 7, 2018 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating whole grains can prevent type 2 diabetes Adding whole grains such as rye, oats, maize, and corn to your daily diet can significantly lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.
Medical News Today | Sep 6, 2018 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend