Tag: Prediabetes

Mouthwash Kills Mouth Bacteria But May Increase Risk For Diabetes

Mouthwash kills bad breath-causing bacteria in the mouth but too much use has been linked to a higher risk of developing diabetes and prediabetes. How can use of the antibacterial fluid cause these metabolic disorders?

Public Health November 25, 2017

100 Million Americans Are Either Diabetic Or Prediabetic: CDC

Diabetes rates in the United States paint a picture of low awareness and increasing statistics, a new CDC report has showed. Experts continue to call for optimal nutrition as key in diabetes treatment and prevention.

Public Health July 19, 2017

Nearly Half Of California Adults Have Prediabetes: Study

Almost half of the adult population in California have prediabetes, a new study has found. Such finding provides alarming insights into the future picture of the state's diabetes epidemic.

Life March 11, 2016

Are You At Risk Of Prediabetes? CDC, Other Health Orgs Want You To Find Out

U.S. health groups launched an awareness campaign about prediabetes, a severe health condition that affects 86 million people in the country and often leads to type 2 diabetes and other serious illnesses. A simple, 1-minute test can calculate your risk of developing the condition.

Life January 22, 2016

New York's Medicaid System Spends $1.2B Annually for Diabetes Treatment

From 2013 to 2014, approximately 460,000 Medicaid recipients in New York received treatment for diabetes. State Controller Thomas DiNapoli announced that the growing number of diabetes-related treatments cost the state over $1.2 billion in two years.

Life October 5, 2015

Marijuana Users Face Risk Of High Blood Sugar Later In Life, Study Suggests

A new study has found a link between marijuana use and prediabetes. The condition, characterized by poor blood sugar control, can lead to type 2 diabetes.

Life September 15, 2015

A Third Of Diabetics In The US Go Undiagnosed, Analysis Of Figures Shows

Half of American have diabetes or are at risk of it, an analysis of data shows. Many, especially minorities, go undiagnosed, researchers find.

Life September 9, 2015

TV Watching May Increase Diabetes Risk, New Study Warns

People who are prediabetic are upping their risk of full-blown Type 2 diabetes with every hour spent sitting in front of a television, study finds. The finding is especially troubling given the epidemic of obesity in the U.S.

Life April 2, 2015

1 in 4 diabetic Americans undiagnosed, 10% of U.S. population struggling with diabetes

Researchers call the diabetes figures alarming. The related costs, from work loss and medical care, will spike, says new report.

Life June 11, 2014

Chinese herbal medicine may be effective in controlling type 2 diabetes

According to a new study, the ability of Tianqi, a Chinese herbal medicine, to reduce the risk of developing diabetes, is similar to that of diabetes drugs, metformin and acarbose.

Life January 20, 2014

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