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Loss of Sleep Increases Insulin Resistance
Minor reductions in sleep increased insulin resistance in otherwise healthy women. They had an even bigger effect on postmenopausal women.
Diet and Diabetes Drugs' Surprising Heart Benefits
The type 2 diabetes drug semaglutide in Ozempic and Wegovy has become famous as a weight-loss aid. It appears it can also help the heart.
Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked to High Insulin Levels
High insulin levels can damage cells in the pancreas and encourage precancerous lesions. Controlling blood sugar may help cancer patients.
Better than Counting Calories
Type 2 diabetes diagnoses are on the rise. Bringing blood sugar and weight under control are key. One diet seems to make a big difference.
A Red Meat - Diabetes Connection
Eating red and processed meats more than once a week can raise your risk of diabetes by as much as 62 percent. Good alternatives abound.
Caution Advised with New Weight-Loss Drugs
For dieters, the effectiveness of the diabetes drugs Ozempic and Wegovy can seem a dream come true. But there are potential side effects.
Growing Disparities in Rural-Urban Health
Rural health is declining. You can see it in data on health outcomes, the kind of medical care available, and residents' health behaviors.
The Hard Facts about Soft Drinks
Sugar-sweetened beverages feed obesity and harm human health all over the globe. There are ways you can gradually reduce your consumption.
Your Diet May Be Good, But What about Snacking?
Many of us are careful about how much fat and sugar we consume at meals. But when it comes to snacking, mindlessness often rules.
The Risks of Being a Night Owl
Night owls are at risk for type 2 diabetes. Unhealthy habits as well as chronotype seem to play a role. Taking the late shift may help.
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