There is mounting evidence that Type 2 diabetes may be associated with cognitive decline in older adults. A new study in the July 8 online issue of Neurology found that people with Type 2 diabetes had worse regulation of blood flow to the brain over a two-year period when compared to those without the disease.… Read More Does Diabetes Increase Risk of Cognitive Decline?
For patients with type 2 diabetes – especially those over age 50 – the negative impact of side effects like weight gain and burdens like frequent insulin shots trumps the benefits of drugs, says a new study by the University of Michigan Health System, the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and University College London. The… Read More Drug Risks Outweigh Benefits for Some Type 2 Diabetes Patients
This one is for all of the carnivores out there: Eating even a half-serving more of red meat over time is associated with an increased risk of type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in a follow-up of three studies of about 149,000 U.S. men and women, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Internal Medicine. While… Read More Red meat consumption may increase risk of diabetes
The incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is growing at an alarming rate among young people in the U.S.… Read More Diabetes on the rise among young people
Americans may be behind in math, and science, and our economy is in the tank – but there is something we can claim to be ahead in. Obesity rates. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently issued a new report that showed an increase in obesity rates over the past year in 16 states, and none… Read More Super Size Me