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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Research and News: Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder. Though most commonly diagnosed in the elderly, younger adults and even children are increasingly subject to the disease. 9.4% of the US population has Type 2 diabetes or about 30 million Americans. Approximately 95% of all adults diagnosed with diabetes have Type 2. New tools, techniques and treatments can help you improve outcomes for your Type 2 diabetes patients.

Are Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Linked to Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease?

Occurrence of lower urinary tract symptoms might be a useful predictor… There has been increasing evidence suggesting an association of cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS). An increased likelihood of LUTS with decreased physical activity and increased obesity has been reported in studies. An association …

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Practical Diabetes Care, 3rd Ed., Excerpt #6: Type 2 Diabetes: General Introduction


David Levy, MD, FRCP Introduction: Type 2 Diabetes as a Progressive Condition Glycemia in type 2 diabetes progressively deteriorates with time, usually thought to be related to progressive beta-cell failure. This was demonstrated dramatically in the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS 1998), but the glycemic trends have been less marked …

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Dietary Phosphatidylcholine Intake and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Phosphatidylcholine is a chemical contained in eggs, soybeans, mustard, sunflower, and other foods… Researchers included data on dietary intake from three observational cohorts; the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS), NHS II, and the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study (HPFS). The authors excluded participants with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, or unlikely dietary data …

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Fatty Acids Can Be Marker for Type 2 Diabetes

High nonesterified fatty acids (NEFAs) show negative relationship to type 2 diabetes. But n-3 fatty acids (FAs) may protect against the disease… Chronically high nonesterified fatty acids (NEFAs) are a marker of metabolic dysfunction and likely increase risk of type 2 diabetes. By comparison, n-3 fatty acids (FAs) have been …

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