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type 2 diabetes

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.

The key to avoiding diabetes

A healthy diet and exercise can help.

Healthy fats can help prevent type 2 diabetes

A diet rich in nuts, seeds, fish and vegetable oils could lower blood sugar levels.

Spare the meat, skip the type 2 diabetes?

A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease.

FDA approves new type 2 diabetes medication

Agency said the injection lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems.

Patient Story

Prescription for change

A new program gives low-income, chronically ill patients greater access to what they've been missing: Fresh fruits and veggies.

1 in 3 Americans consume sugary drinks daily

Sugary beverages are linked to greater risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Scientists identify sugar-busting enzyme in rats

But whether it might impact human obesity or diabetes isn't yet known.

Patient Story

‘Make the most of what you have’

Jacob Lesinski isn't about to let type 1 diabetes keep him from accomplishing his dreams.

Task force urges broader screening for type 2 diabetes

Group advises testing overweight, obese people ages 40 to 70 for abnormal blood sugar.