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Surgery Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes for Years

Tags: bariatric surgery, diabetes, insulin, STAMPEDE, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes

Bariatric surgery has the potential to improve the quality of life for obese patients with type 2 diabetes over the long-term, says a newly published study by Cleveland Clinic researchers.

This infographic of the human body provides an overview of what can happen if diabetes is left unchecked. HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Control Your Blood Sugar and Diabetes (Infographic)

Tags: diabetes, diabetes diagnosis, diabetes treatment, diabetic, gestational diabetes, infographic, juvenile diabetes, prediabetes, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes can affect every body function and organ. This infographic of the human body provides an overview of what can happen if diabetes is left unchecked.

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Your Best Strategies for Preventing Diabetes

Tags: blood glucose test, blood sugars, diabetes, HDL, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, Type 2 diabetes

If you’re at risk for diabetes, Marwan Hamaty, MD, MBA, talks about the best ways you can prevent the onset of the disease.

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Weight-Loss Surgery Can Improve Type 1 Diabetes

Tags: diabetes, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, weight loss, weight-loss surgery

Many studies have shown that weight-loss surgery can improve or even reverse symptoms of type 2 diabetes. A new study led by a Cleveland Clinic physician shows the same surgery can help people with type 1 diabetes.

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Prediabetes: Wake-up Call for Mid-life Women

Tags: diabetes, gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes

Prediabetes occurs when your blood glucose levels are higher than normal — but not yet high enough to be diabetes. And it only gets more challenging as we enter menopause.

Study is first to link Mediterranean diet with lower risk

Diet May Provide Protection Against Artery Disease

Tags: healthy diet, heart disease, peripheral artery disease (PAD), Type 2 diabetes

The Mediterranean diet has long been known to be a heart-healthy way to eat. New research shows that the diet also may protect against the clogging and hardening of the arteries that supply blood to the extremities.

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Increased Risk for Thyroid Disorders in Diabetics

Tags: diabetes, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid, thyroid disorders, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, underactive thyroid

Is your metabolism slowing down or revving up? This could be a sign of thyroid disease. If you have diabetes, you have a greater chance of being one of the 20 million people in the U.S. with thyroid disease.

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New Drugs Make Diabetics Pee Out Excess Sugar

Tags: diabetes, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes

The FDA just approved the second in a new class of diabetes drugs that lower blood sugar by releasing it in patients’ urine. More drugs that work this way are likely coming.

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Top 10 Women’s Health Highlights from 2013

Tags: antibiotics, fecal transplantation, genetic testing, hepatitis C, hormone therapy, hot flashes, pregnancy, Type 2 diabetes

Each year, there are changes in healthcare worth noting. As we look back at 2013, here are 10 important health highlights for women that include advancements, greater knowledge and new warnings as well.

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Anti-diabetic Drugs May Lower Cancer Risk

Tags: cancer, diabetes, insulin, study, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes

A Cleveland Clinic-led study shows that a specific type of diabetes drug can decrease, by up to 32 percent, the risk of cancer in female patients with type 2 diabetes.