Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

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Diabetes Treatment Targets Have Not Improved in Over Two Decades

Advances in diabetes care over the past two decades have not effectively improved diabetes outcomes for American adults, in particular young, female …

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After 20-year Increase, New Data From the CDC Finds Diabetes Cases Decline

New cases of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. decreased by 35 percent since a peak in 2009 – the first sign that efforts to stop the nation’s …

Study Finds Many with Type 1 Diabetes Are Misdiagnosed with Type 2

More than a third of people over the age of 30 who are initially diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes actually have Type 1 — meaning they are not …

City of Hope Researchers: Popular Diabetes Diagnosis Test Misses 73% of Cases

The hemoglobin A1c blood test, widely used to diagnose Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, is actually unable to detect the disease in most patients, …

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Saliva Test Could Detect Type 1 Diabetes Long Before Symptoms

A simple saliva sample could one day replace blood tests, dramatically changing the way type 1 diabetes is treated in children. The most …

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Generation Diabetes: Why the Youngest Type 2 Diabetes Patients Are the Sickest

Gail Punongbayan, pictured above, was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at age 14. Wearing a maroon sweatshirt with “San Leandro Rebels” …

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What Are the Causes and Genetic Components of Type 2 Diabetes?

Reviewed by: Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. 4/18. Type 2 diabetes—previously referred to as adult-onset or non-insulin dependent diabetes—accounts for 90 …

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