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How to prevent type 2 diabetes

The keys to preventing Type 2 diabetes are healthier eating choices, physical activity and weight loss. (read more)

Childhood obesity quadruples risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range, according to a study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society. (read more)

Ascensia, higi team with ‘The Dr. Oz Show’ for diabetes challenge

Ascensia Diabetes Care is partnering with “The Dr. Oz Show” to launch a 60-Day “Take Charge” Diabetes Challenge. Ascensia is sponsoring the challenge, which is designed to increase awareness of diabetes among the general public and help to encourage better management of the condition. It will launch during the April 26 episode of The Dr. Oz Show and focuses on the importance of testing blood glucose levels regularly and maintaining a healthy diet. (read more)