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Increased exercise linked to lower rates of immobility among older diabetics   Increased exercise linked to lower rates of immobility among older diabetics
Date: 2012-03-28 15:25:51
While weight loss and physical activity can greatly improve the health of a person who has received a blood test indicating they have diabetes, many individuals with the condition who are overweight may find it difficult to be physically active due to impaired mobility. However, a new study highlights how important it is for these individuals to get more exercise.... Full Story

Bariatric surgery produces blood sugar benefits for diabetics   Bariatric surgery produces blood sugar benefits for diabetics
Date: 2012-03-27 15:55:27
For individuals who have received blood tests indicating they have diabetes, weight loss surgery may help them reach healthier blood sugar levels and potentially even resolve their condition, according to a new study out of the Cleveland Clinic.... Full Story

Poor blood sugar management may put diabetics at higher heart attack risk   Poor blood sugar management may put diabetics at higher heart attack risk
Date: 2012-03-26 16:12:21
Individuals who have received blood tests indicating poorly controlled glucose levels may be significantly more likely to die from a heart attack, according to a new study out of the University of Gothenburg.... Full Story

Diabetes prevention is cost-effective   Diabetes prevention is cost-effective
Date: 2012-03-23 15:47:54
For individuals with unhealthy blood tests measuring glucose levels, taking preventive measures to reduce their diabetes risk may cost less in the long run than treating metabolic health problems, according to a new study published in the journal Diabetes Care.... Full Story

New study links white rice to higher diabetes risk   New study links white rice to higher diabetes risk
Date: 2012-03-19 15:57:40
Individuals who eat a lot of white rice may be significantly more likely to receive lab tests indicating they have type 2 diabetes, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health.... Full Story

Researchers develop criteria for prediabetes diagnosis   Researchers develop criteria for prediabetes diagnosis
Date: 2012-03-13 15:51:16
Blood testing is the only way to diagnose a person with diabetes or prediabetes. However, there has been much disagreement over exactly what categorizes a person as having the latter condition. This has implications for the delivery of preventative services.... Full Story

Metabolic syndrome increases risk of kidney disease, study finds  Metabolic syndrome increases risk of kidney disease, study finds
Date: 2012-03-06 16:34:39
Individuals who receive lab tests indicating they have metabolic syndrome may be significantly more likely to suffer from chronic kidney disease, particularly if they have very poorly controlled glucose levels.... Full Story

Time spent seated may be important diabetes risk factor in women  Time spent seated may be important diabetes risk factor in women
Date: 2012-03-02 14:10:02
Women who spend extended amounts of time seated are more likely to receive lab test results indicating they have risk factors for diabetes, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.... Full Story

Poor sleep may pose risks for metabolic health
Date: 2012-03-01 17:01:18
Sleep problems may increase a person's risk of receiving lab test results that indicate they have diabetes. A new study suggests that a poor night's sleep can elevate markers of inflammation in a person's body, which may be a risk factor for diabetes.... Full Story

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