In the study, subjects randomized to the "intensive lifestyle intervention" (aka the Diabetes
Prevention Program) or to a placebo group.
Across the nation, an estimated 21 million people--one in ten adults--have diabetes
Fewer than 1% had chronic (type 1 or type 2) diabetes
, but 4% developed gestational diabetes
Both Type 2 diabetes
, the most common form of the disease, and gestational diabetes
share several risk factors, including obesity, a family history of diabetes
and being African-American or Hispanic.
Such antibodies, it turns out, may on their own stall the runaway autoimmunity that is the core cause of type 1 diabetes
The science behind our research efforts is focused on the development of next-generation small molecule compounds designed to develop safer, more effective and innovative products for the treatment of metabolic diseases, particularly type 2 diabetes
and obesity," stated Anker Lundemose, M.
After a trip to the doctor, he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes
He has since shed 20 pounds, cutting his chance at developing type 2 diabetes
- a disease once only found in adults.
The good news is that no one has ever teased me about my diabetes
, but kids do ask me a lot of questions.
is a metabolic disease characterized by hyperglycemia that in 2002 affected nearly 9% of U.
Although much is known about the importance of parental involvement and familial responsibility sharing in diabetes
care, less is known about whether gender shapes reports of self-reliance for disease tasks.
Although a coworker suggested that he was experiencing diabetic symptoms, Pemberton didn't think someone in good shape could have diabetes
There are two main forms of diabetes
, type 1 and type 2.
Prevention Program (DPP) was a major clinical trial, or research study, aimed at discovering whether either diet and exercise or the oral diabetes
drug metformin (Glucophage) could prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes
in people with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT).
Francine Kaufman, president of the American Diabetes