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New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases Increasing

Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.

06/25/2014

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Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.

06/04/2014

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Study: Drinking Coffee Can Help Prevent Eye Disease

A daily cup of coffee can help prevent deteriorating eyesight and possible blindness from retinal degeneration due to glaucoma, aging, and diabetes.

05/05/2014

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Study: Eating Grilled And Broiled Meat Linked To Alzheimer’s

Agents found in cooked and heated meats can reduce certain proteins that protect against Alzheimer’s and diabetes.

02/26/2014

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Study: Firstborn Males At Greater Health Risk

First born men weighed 15 pounds more than their second-born counterparts.

02/07/2014

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Study: Sugary Drink Consumption Could Cause 22 Percent Rise In Diabetes Risk

A new study published Wednesday indicates that drinking one sugary beverage per day could increase a person’s risk of eventually having diabetes by as much as 22 percent.

04/25/2013

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Study: First-Born Children At Greater Risk Of Developing Diabetes

Researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand have learned that first-born children are at greater risk of developing diabetes.

02/13/2013

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Pediatricians Group Issues First-Ever Guidelines For Diabetic Kids

ATLANTA (WAOK) – – For the first time ever, the American Academy of Pediatrics is coming out with specific guidelines for the treatment of children with Type 2 diabetes. They cover kids between ten and […]

WAOK-AM–01/29/2013

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Diabetes Cases On The Rise In The South

ATLANTA (WAOK) –   A new study shows a rapid rise in the number of diabetes cases in the U.S., especially in the South and in Appalachian states. The study released by the U.S. Centers for […]

WAOK-AM–11/15/2012

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CDC: Diabetes Rates Rocket In Okla., South

The nation’s diabetes problem is getting worse, and health officials say the biggest changes have been in Oklahoma and a number of Southern states.

11/15/2012

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