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The New Old Age: A New Rx for Diabetes: Lighten Up

ImageCreditLeandro Castelao Visit after visit, Dr. Pei Chen hoped to persuade a patient with Type 2 diabetes to allow her blood sugar levels to rise. Yes, rise. The woman, who was 84 when she first came to the geriatric clinic at the University of California, San Francisco, had been coping with the disease for decades,… Read More »

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Common Diabetes Test May Often Miss the Mark

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A commonly used diabetes test may not spot the disease as well as an older test does, a new study suggests. The researchers said the newer test — called hemoglobin A1C — didn’t catch three-quarters of the diabetes diagnoses found by the older… Read More »

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Early Diabetes Linked to Mental Health Issues

Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease that can take a major toll on your body over time. It can damage your eyesight, kidneys, nerves, and leave you at risk for infections if you have a wound. And now, new research suggests that diabetes may affect the state of your mental health, particularly if you… Read More »

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