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Working Night Shifts May Raise Diabetes Risk for Women

Working Night Shifts May Raise Diabetes Risk for Women

MONDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) — Women who often work at night may face higher odds of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. The study, which focused only on women, found that the effect got stronger as the … Read more

105 Million in U.S. Have Diabetes or Prediabetes, CDC Says

105 Million in U.S. Have Diabetes or Prediabetes, CDC Says

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) — Diabetes now affects nearly 26 million Americans of all ages and 79 million people have what doctors call “prediabetes,” according to 2011 estimates released Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Read more

Safe Foods for Diabetics

Safe Foods for Diabetics

If you have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, type 1 diabetes, or type 2 diabetes, you may be thinking to yourself, “I can never eat sugar again.” But that’s usually not the case. The pleasure of something sweet can be yours … Read more

Acanthosis Nigricans Video

Acanthosis Nigricans Video

Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is a marker on the skin found on children or adults at risk for having or developing type 2 diabetes. There is considerable confusion about what it means to have AN as well as how it should … Read more

Actoplus Met (Metformin Pioglitazone)

Actoplus Met (Metformin Pioglitazone)

What is Actoplus Met (Metformin Pioglitazone)? Metformin and pioglitazone is a combination of two oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels. Metformin and pioglitazone is for people with type 2 diabetes who do not use daily insulin injections. … Read more