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Youth Increasingly at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
The threat of type 2 diabetes has continued to increase for young people in recent years. But there are ways to avoid this disease.
Common Diabetes Rx Recalled
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public about additional voluntary recalls of certain metformin products.
Diabetes Rx Approved for Heart Failure
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first diabetes medication of its class to treat a certain type of heart failure.
Celebrating National Diabetes Month
It's National Diabetes Month, and you can celebrate by learning how to better manage your diabetes.
How Breastfeeding Affects Diabetes Risk
Women who breastfeed their babies for at least six months may be less likely to develop type 2 diabetes later on, a new study found.
Type 2 Diabetes Info
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Women, Sleep and Diabetes Risk
Ladies, catching the recommended amount of ZZZ's may be vitally important to your health.
A Breastfeeding Benefit — for Mom
Breastfeeding is known to provide a wide range of potential health benefits for babies. But what about for moms?
Atrial Fibrillation: What Women Need to Know
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect women differently than men.
Baby's Gender May Bump up Mom's Diabetes Risk
Expecting moms face a list of possible health concerns, including the risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy. But for those having baby boys, the odds may be even higher.