Risk of type 2 diabetes is linked to Staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria. The research comes from Patrick Schlievert from UI Carver College of Medicine, where he and his team found that a toxin produced by staph bacteria caused rabbits to… Read More
If you’re diabetic, managing blood sugar is a main concern. It’s routine to check this before and after meals, a few times a day. Although monitoring blood sugar numbers is part of living with diabetes, there’s another number that… Read More
Even if you exercise, the risk of type 2 diabetes is still high if you sit for prolonged periods, according to latest findings. For every additional hour sitting – whether at work or for relaxation – the risk of type… Read More
Bulimia nervosa, an eating disorder increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. Bulimia nervosa is when a person binges and purges food. This means they will consume large amounts of food only to expel it from their body immediately afterward.… Read More
Type 2 diabetes risk in women is higher with poor sleep or lack thereof, according to new findings. Sleep problems include difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or achieving six hours or less of sleep, which have all been shown to… Read More
Youth who use antipsychotic drugs have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes according to new research. “The take-away [message] is that type 2 diabetes is a risk when treating youth with antipsychotics, especially long-term, and antipsychotics should therefore be… Read More
Sleep apnea is a sleep condition that causes a person to periodically stop breathing. The person may wake up fatigued, with a dry mouth or even a cough. There are two main types of sleep apnea: Obstructive and central sleep apnea.
Obstructive… Read More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges individuals to check their risk for diabetes as 86 million Americans are prediabetic knowing your risks and reducing them can spare you a diagnosis of prediabetes.
Prediabetes is a precursor to… Read More
A study has explored diabetic macular edema prevalence risk factors among diabetes patients. Diabetic macular edema is the leading cause of vision loss in diabetics and the prevalence of the condition appears to be higher in non-Hispanic black patients compared… Read More
Type 2 diabetes risk increases with sleep loss but a new study has found that catching up on lost sleep may help reverse this. Many Americans sleep patterns revolve around short amounts of sleep throughout the week and longer hours… Read More
Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) might have stumbled upon the mechanism of how the diabetes drug metformin can slow down the progression of cancer of the pancreas.
The details of the study are published in the journal PLOS … Read More
New findings suggest that teens that are highly stressed and have difficulties managing stress are at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes as adults. Researchers examined data from 1.5 million teen men over the age of 18, part of… Read More