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America's Rising Diabetes Rates

Type 2 diabetes diagnosis rates in America are increasing faster in some states than others. Find out where your state falls in diabetes diagnoses.

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Can Eating Dairy Reduce Your Diabetes Risk?

Learn how certain dairy products — like milk, cheese, and yogurt — can affect your appetite, weight, and metabolism when you have diabetes.

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Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Cardiovascular Risk

Researchers report sulfonylurea and insulin drugs can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease compared to other drugs. Here’s what you need to know.

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Coffee May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

A review of 30 studies involving more than a million participants suggests coffee may reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes.

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Don't Let Hypothyroidism Lead To Diabetes

A thyroid condition raises your risk of type 2 diabetes. Learn how these conditions are related and what you can do to protect yourself.

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How Much Do You Know About Prediabetes?

How much do you know about prediabetes? Take this true or false quiz to test your knowledge about this common condition that can lead to diabetes.

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Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

Are you one of the millions of people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes? Learn about the common signs and symptoms you should watch for.

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Childhood Obesity Heralds BIG Diabetes Risk

Childhood obesity appears to nearly quadruple the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Here's why we need to take action and face this growing health crisis.

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The Good News About Prediabetes

If you've been diagnosed with prediabetes, don't give up hope. Lifestyle changes and medication may still help you delay or prevent diabetes.

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Diabetes Increases Osteoporosis Risk

Here's what you should know about the links between diabetes and osteoporosis and how you can reduce your fracture risk.