January 24, 2014
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Diabetes: Having a spouse with diabetes is a risk factor for diabetes yourself

Living in a household implies sharing duties and responsibilities but it could also imply sharing your diabetes. Medical researchers have shown, through combined analyses of several studies, evidence that spousal diabetes is a diabetes risk factor. Continue reading

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September 24, 2013
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Link between antidepressants and diabetes risk is real

Clinicians should be extra vigilant when prescribing antidepressants as they could pose a risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers have warned. A systematic review showed that people taking antidepressants are at a higher risk overall, however it is not ce… Continue reading

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September 18, 2013
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Lifestyle, age linked to diabetes-related protein

A large, newly published study that includes more than 13,500 postmenopausal women has yielded the most definitive associations yet between certain lifestyle and demographic factors and levels of a promising early biomarker of type 2 diabetes risk. Continue reading

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September 16, 2013
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Novel biomarker identified for diabetes risk

Researchers have identified a biomarker that can predict diabetes risk up to 10 years before onset of the disease. Continue reading

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August 21, 2013
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Antipsychotic drug use in children for mood/behavior disorders increases type 2 diabetes risk

Prescribing of “atypical” antipsychotic medications to children and young adults with behavioral problems or mood disorders may put them at unnecessary risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study shows. Young people using medications like risperidone, quetiapine, aripiprazol and olanzapine led to a threefold increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes within the first year of taking the drug, according to the study. Continue reading

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March 26, 2013
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Vitamin D may lower diabetes risk in obese children and adolescents

Being obese puts individuals at greater risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a disease in which individuals have too much sugar in their blood. Now researchers found vitamin D supplements can help obese children and teens control their blood-sugar leve… Continue reading

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November 23, 2010
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Four steps to reduce diabetes risk

Half of all Americans may be diabetic or prediabetic by 2020, a report from an insurance company warned Tuesday. That’s an even bleaker projection than the Centers for Disease Control’s recent estimate that one in three Americans would have diabetes by 2050. Continue reading

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