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type 2 diabetes

Doctors relax diabetes goals

New guidelines add some slack to long-term blood sugar targets—but diabetes is still a widespread problem in the U.S.

When diabetes strikes earlier, it’s deadlier

Type 2 in young people can lead to a more aggressive disease with more complications.

‘I know that it works’

Diabetes education can inspire a proper diet and lifestyle to pull patients back from the brink.

Where is the sugar hiding?

Find sweet saboteurs and learn how to keep your healthy eating on track.

Diabetes? Focus on the feet

Food, exercise and blood sugar are important pieces of the puzzle—but foot health is a chief concern, too.

Switching to whole grain foods could trim your waistline

Put down that forkful of perfectly twirled white spaghetti, and grab a plate of whole grain pasta instead.

Protein deposits may play role in type 2 diabetes

Injections in mice led to symptoms of the disease.

100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes

Lifestyle changes can prevent full-blown disease.

Potential reversal of type 2 diabetes?

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission.

The brain can produce its own sugar

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Patient Story

Diabetes isn’t what it used to be

Doctors expect Emma Scott, 7, to live a 'normal kid' kind of life after Type 1 diagnosis.

Patient Story

Diabetes in disguise?

Ben Krieger had no idea that his extreme symptoms—fatigue, thirst, hunger and weight loss—were signs of Type 1 diabetes.

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