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More Years With Type 2 Diabetes, Higher Dementia Risk

By Amy Norton HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, April 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The younger people are when they develop type 2 diabetes, the higher their risk of dementia later in life, a new study suggests.Many studies have pointed to links between diabetes and higher dementia risk. Experts say it’s likely because diabetes can harm the brain…

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This 75-Year-Old Beat Diabetes When He Picked Up Cycling

“I’m proudly the last person anyone would think of as being fit or even alive in late life,” says Simeon Gipson. Half Cherokee and half Choctaw, he grew up in Oklahoma on a Cherokee reservation, where he contracted polio as a child. He learned to ride a bike then but never rode recreationally until he…

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New findings on how diabetes impacts bone health

In addition to causing blood sugar imbalances, type 1 diabetes can contribute to nerve damage and sensory abnormalities–a condition call neuropathy–and has been linked to a higher risk of bone fractures. A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has examined the effects of type 1 diabetes and diabetic neuropathy on…

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Begin Diabetes Screening at 35 if Obese, Overweight

By Robert PreidtHealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, March 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Screening for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight or obese should start at age 35 instead of 40, an expert panel now says.Such screening should continue until age 70, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent, volunteer panel…

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Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk for Parkinson’s

New analyses of both observational and genetic data have provided convincing evidence’ that type 2 diabetes predisposes people to an increased risk for Parkinson’s disease. Medscape Medical News

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Diabetes drug led to dramatic weight loss in large trial

A diabetes drug may also be a promising treatment for obesity. In a new study, people taking the drug lost a stunning 15% of their body weight, which is more than has been seen with any other obesity drug on the market.

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New Diabetes Cases Are Linked to COVID-19—And Experts Don’t Know Why

There are a few theories.

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Diabetes Risk in Dogs & Owners Go Hand-in-Paw

(MedPage Today) — Owners of a dog with diabetes may be at an increased risk for the condition themselves, according to a new study. In a longitudinal study of almost 210,000 pairs of dogs and their owners, owners had a 32% increased risk of type…