Type 2 Diabetes Information Center

Commercial weight loss program may help prevent diabetes in obese patients

Commercial weight loss program may help prevent diabetes in obese patients

Primary care referral to Weight Watchers meetings is associated with weight loss, HbA1c reduction.

News Statins associated with increased risk of diabetes in high-risk individuals

Statins associated with increased risk of diabetes in high-risk individuals

Statins are associated with an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, especially for high-risk individuals.

News Antidepressant use linked to type 2 diabetes in young adults

Antidepressant use linked to type 2 diabetes in young adults

Type 2 diabetes risk is increased in young adults through antidepressant use, specifically the duration of use and the cumulative dose.

News Cognitive behavioral group therapy ineffective for weight maintenance in type 2 diabetes

Cognitive behavioral group therapy ineffective for weight maintenance in type 2 diabetes

CBGT did not prevent overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes from regaining weight lost during weight loss programs.

News Diabetes risk greater in children, young adults on second-generation antipsychotics

Diabetes risk greater in children, young adults on second-generation antipsychotics

Type 2 diabetes is greater with second-generation antipsychotics than with non-second-generation antipsychotic psychotropic medications for patients aged 6 to 25 years.

News Evidence finds link between antidepressant drug use and type 2 diabetes

Evidence finds link between antidepressant drug use and type 2 diabetes

After the inclusion of recent negative studies, a statistically significant association between AD use and diabetes was observed.

News Shorter sleep duration linked to higher diabetes risk in children

Shorter sleep duration linked to higher diabetes risk in children

Sleep duration for 1 hour longer was associated with lower BMI, fat mass, insulin resistance, and fasting glucose but had no effect on HbA1c or cardiovascular risk.

News Lifestyle intervention provides minimal benefit in improving glycemic control in type 2 diabetes

Lifestyle intervention provides minimal benefit in improving glycemic control in type 2 diabetes

Lifestyle interventions maintain glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Healthday Earlier menopause may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Earlier menopause may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Women who experienced early menopause were 2.4 times more likely to develop diabetes.

News Moderate weight gain in early to middle adulthood linked to increased risk of chronic diseases

Moderate weight gain in early to middle adulthood linked to increased risk of chronic diseases

Adulthood weight gain is associated with an increased risk of major chronic diseases and mortality.

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