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Which Weight-Loss Surgery for Diabetes?
For some people, losing weight is not as easy as dieting and exercising. Sometimes, extremely overweight people need surgery to protect them from the dangers of obesity, such as diabetes. But which surgery is best?
Doctors are singing "Let's Get Physical"
Among the most common pieces of advice offered by doctors to their patients: start running, biking, walking, swimming, playing tennis or whatever it takes to get in regular exercise.
Have You Had Your Roughage Today?
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, but a review of studies on dietary fiber shows including enough of it in your diet might mean avoiding medicine in the first place.
Eat Mindfully at Your Favorite Haunts
Avoiding restaurants because of your diet? A new study says you may not have to if you make smart, "mindful" choices.
Diabetes Loves the Graveyard Shift
It can be exhausting to work an irregular schedule with both night and day shifts. An irregular schedule also may raise the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Vitamin D for the Diabetic Heart
If you develop diabetes, you have to start taking even better care of your heart than before. Drinking a certain type of yogurt may be one way to protect against your increased risk of heart disease.
Hit the Bottle, Keep Diabetes at Bay
Eating lots of refined carbohydrates - which are found in foods like white bread and sugary drinks - can increase your risk of diabetes. Changing your diet may lower your risk, but a little alcohol might do the same.
Low-Cal, High-Gain for Diabetes Patients
Diabetes affects many parts of the body, including the heart. So, how should you protect the health of your heart if you have diabetes? The answer may lie in what you eat.
It Takes a Village
The neighborhood you call home shapes many aspects of your life. But does it affect your chances of becoming obese or developing diabetes? Researchers recently explored this question.
Diabetes Can't Handle Veggies
Here in the United States, we eat a lot of meat. We also have a huge public health problem with diabetes. While meat may not be responsible for the soaring rates of diabetes, not eating meat could prevent the disease.