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Warning: Type 2 Diabetes and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Don't Mix
If you have type 2 diabetes, drinking sugar-sweetened beverages regularly poses a significant risk to your heart and overall longevity.
Sugar's Not-So-Sweet Health Effects
You probably know that sugar isn't good for you, but you may be surprised to learn all the health issues it contributes to.
Overweight and Obesity Rise Among Those with Type 1 Diabetes
As people live longer with type 1 diabetes, more are becoming overweight or obese, putting this at-risk population even more at risk.
Vitamin D May Slow Progression to Type 2 Diabetes
These inexpensive supplements may help millions of people with prediabetes control their blood glucose. There is one concern, however.
Obesity's Link to Dementia
Both obesity and Alzheimer's contribute to neurodegeneration and cortical thinning that interfere with memory and other cognitive functions.
Fatty Fast Food Livers
Eating even a modest fast food meal daily -- a small burger and fries -- can lead to fatty liver disease.
Intermittent Fasting Changes Genes
A long, overnight break between meals gives cells a chance to reboot and changes gene expression in a good way. Try eating dinner earlier.
Low-Fat or Low-Carb?
If you have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, keeping your blood sugar under control is key. What kind of diet best helps you do this?
What Does "Whole Grain" Really Mean?
The fiber in whole grains has undeniable health benefits, but there are conflicting guidelines for consumers. How to be sure of your intake.
Rating the New Weight-Loss Meds
More and more people are trying to lose weight to protect their health. Four new medications, in addition to diet and exercise, can help.
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