New research suggests genetic test could help identify children at risk of type 2 diabetes

2020-01-28 11:50

Study finds DNA markers that could indicate a higher risk of children developing type 2 diabetes in the future.

Pregnant? You may want to talk to your doctor about vitamin D

2018-09-06 13:08

Vitamin D is in the news a lot these days - from heart health to bone health to risk of cancer, but what about pregnancy?

Cycling could slash your risk for type 2 diabetes

2016-07-14 09:50

Researchers found that the more time participants in a study spent cycling, the lower their risk for type 2 diabetes.

Intensive type 2 diabetes treatment can be risky

2016-06-07 11:06

Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) is a serious potential complication of diabetes type 2 treatment.

South African diabetics with tight food budgets at risk

2015-06-12 09:17

The majority of South Africans struggle to afford enough food - a factor that can have a detrimental effect on blood glucose control for those with type 2 diabetes.


How could the keto diet help control type 2 diabetes?

2019-08-07 17:30

Certain food items rapidly raise blood sugar levels, but these are limited on the keto diet, which could help in better managing it.

5 tips to control diabetes

2017-09-14 12:57

Diabetes is not a death sentence. With these tips, you can control the condition and live your lifestyle to the fullest

A plant-based diet may lower risk of type 2 diabetes

2016-06-15 12:00

A new study found that people who closely followed a plant-based diet low in animal-based foods had a 20 percent reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.

Metformin for diabetes improves gut bacteria

2015-12-09 15:50

The results of a new study show that taking metformin has positive effects on the intestinal bacteria of people with type 2 diabetes.

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