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Diabetes ABCs
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed — and that’s understandable. But you can take steps to both ease your anxiety and get on the road to effective diabetes management.
Jentadueto XR Gets FDA Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a once-daily form for Jentadueto.
Diabetes Rx May Pose Amputation Risk
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert for a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Get Moving to Prevent Diabetes
Echoing what past studies have suggested, a new study found that being fit may send diabetes and prediabetes running.
Diagnosed with Diabetes — Now What?
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, follow these 7 steps to help manage your diabetes. 
Pregnancy Problems Tied to Bigger Babies
Obesity during pregnancy and gestational diabetes may be tied to overly large babies at six months' pregnancy, a new study found.
An In-Depth Look at Childhood Obesity
With nearly one-third of all US children ages 2 to 19 currently overweight or obese, childhood obesity has become an epidemic. Fortunately, this condition is preventable in many cases.
Weight Loss: A Little Could Do a Lot
For overweight patients, attempting to shed those extra pounds can be daunting. But even dropping a few can have profound health benefits, new evidence suggests.
A Potential New Use for Pioglitazone
Sometimes a medication used to treat one condition can also help with another. That might be the case with pioglitazone (brand name Actos).
Diabetes and Sitting: A Potential Link
OK, couch potatoes — here's yet another reason to get moving.