A UCLA study shows only a small percentage of those diagnosed with prediabetes are given the first line type 2 medication. And considering its benefits for the type 2 patient population, the healthcare community and federal government may need to reconsider prescribing practices for this drug in the prediabetes patient population.
People that stay up later are likely to have poor sleep quality, sleep loss, inappropriate eating habits, and a sedentary lifestyle, all of which can lead to metabolic changes and increased health risks.
Cardiovascular issues such as stroke and heart attacks are often linked to type 2 diabetes, and a recent study showed that treatment to lower blood pressure decreases the risks for heart-related ailments.
A study shows that Twitter can be a better indicator of people's overall well being and potential risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) more than other traditional health factors such as smoking and diabetes.
People with diets higher in protein, especially from fish, may be less likely to have a stroke than those with diets lower in protein, according to a meta-analysis published in the medical journal American Academy of Neurology.
In a study that included data from more than three million children and adolescents from diverse geographic regions of the United States, researchers found that the prevalence of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes increased significantly between 2001 and 2009.