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Diabetes rates may rise as experts predict obesity to spread   Diabetes rates may rise as experts predict obesity to spread
Date: 2011-08-31 14:47:07
Positive HbA1c tests for diabetes may soon become much more common, as new research indicates that the obesity rate in the U.S. could increase dramatically by 2030.... Full Story

Aerobic exercise is best for reducing diabetes risk   Aerobic exercise is best for reducing diabetes risk
Date: 2011-08-29 15:56:29
For those who have received HbA1c test results indicating they may have type 2 diabetes, one of the most important things they can do is work to reduce their abdominal fat. Excess fat in this area is known to contribute to chronic diseases, and eliminating it can lead to major improvements in metabolic health.... Full Story

Metabolic risk factors may increase diabetes risk in obese individuals   Metabolic risk factors may increase diabetes risk in obese individuals
Date: 2011-08-29 15:52:56
Obesity may be one of the leading causes of type 2 diabetes, but only some overweight individuals end up receiving positive HbA1c tests indicating they have the metabolic condition. A new study explains that the presence of other metabolic risk factors may account for why some obese people develop diabetes while others do not.... Full Story

Combination of common diabetes drug and exercise may be ineffective, study finds   Combination of common diabetes drug and exercise may be ineffective, study finds
Date: 2011-08-25 15:31:10
A growing number of people are now receiving positive HbA1c test results for type 2 diabetes. Many of these individuals will be prescribed a drug known as metformin and advised to get more exercise by their doctors. However, a new investigation shows that this combination of therapies may be ineffective.... Full Story

New study links physical inactivity to increased type 2 diabetes risk   New study links physical inactivity to increased type 2 diabetes risk
Date: 2011-08-24 15:40:34
As further proof that positive HbA1c tests indicating the presence of type 2 diabetes are largely preventable, new research has shown that physical inactivity has a direct impact on a person’s ability to control their blood sugar levels.... Full Story

Researchers find low rates of HbA1c testing among diabetics   Researchers find low rates of HbA1c testing among diabetics
Date: 2011-08-23 16:13:54
Regular HbA1c testing is recommended for all individuals with diabetes. It is widely considered to be a central part of disease management. However, new research indicates that many people with the condition are ignoring these recommendations.... Full Story

New study connects red meat and processed meat to increased diabetes risk   New study connects red meat and processed meat to increased diabetes risk
Date: 2011-08-11 15:54:07
Red meat and processed meat may significantly increase an individual's chances of developing type 2 diabetes, but dietary changes may minimize the risk, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.... Full Story

Mobile phone program shown to improve diabetes care   Mobile phone program shown to improve diabetes care
Date: 2011-08-08 16:07:49
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Diabetes may contribute to cognitive problems later in life Diabetes may contribute to cognitive problems later in life
Date: 2011-08-05 15:28:47
When a person receives HbA1c test results indicating they have diabetes, cardiovascular health is probably the first thing that the patient and their doctor will be concerned with. However, new research suggest that the cognitive function of these individuals may also be at risk.... Full Story

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