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Type 2 diabetes

17 Nov
Almost half of young adults with type 2 diabetes develop a potentially blinding eye complication called diabetic retinopathy within a dozen years after diagnosis, new research reveals.
6 Nov
Obesity is a health condition that is making a covert incursion into the lives of millions of children around the world and in Nigeria, says Doctor Ayodele Renner, a Consultant Paediatrician.
11 Apr
Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong disease that keeps your body from using insulin the way it should. People with type 2 diabetes are said to have insulin resistance. People who are middle-aged or older are most likely to get this diabetes. It used to be called adult-onset diabetes. However, things have changed, type 2…
27 Aug 2020
We have identified four types of fats, dietary fats that a human being consumes. These are monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, saturated and trans fats.
4 Aug 2020
If the fatty fish we eat were free of environmental pollutants, it would reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the pollutants in the fish have the opposite effect
15 Jan 2020
Research has shown that eating sausages, bacon, chips, burgers, ice cream, baby formula, cake mixes and alcoholic spirits regularly increase the risk of type 2 diabetes.
30 Sep 2019
A French court has heard the start of a trial involving a weight loss pill that public health officials say may have been responsible for as many as 2,000 deaths.
17 Sep 2019
Researchers already know that excess body fat can increase the risk of diabetes, but a new study shows that one form of fat, in particular — the “invisible” one that accumulates around organs and intestines — can heighten this risk more than seven times, at least in women.
7 Aug 2018
The crash diet experiment, reported last December, saw people on the 16-week diet lose 15 per cent of their weight on average.
22 Jan 2018
Dieting and regular exercise can be more effective at controlling type 2 diabetes than medication, research suggests.
26 Aug 2017
When you have this disease, your body does a poor job turning the carbohydrates in food into energy. This causes sugar to build up in your blood. Over time it raises your risk for heart disease, blindness, nerve and organ damage, and other serious conditions.
5 Apr 2017
Type 2 diabetes is a serious health concern in the United States and across the globe. New research shows that a high consumption of legumes significantly reduces the risk of developing the disease.


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