Common Health Risks and Associated Symptoms of Diabetes
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  July 9, 2018  
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#ALT# Common Health Risks and Associated Symptoms of Diabetes

It is estimated that the number of people worldwide with diabetes will increase to 642 million by 2040, according to the IDF diabetes atlas, indicating a serious healthcare crisis for both providers and patients in the future.

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   New approach needed to treat type 2 diabetes in youthNew approach needed to treat type 2 diabetes in youth
 
A major study has found that medicines used to treat diabetes in adults are not effective on youth. The researchers say the finding is disturbing because type 2 diabetes among youth is a growing problem.
 
   New study links air pollution to increased risk of diabetes globallyNew study links air pollution to increased risk of diabetes globally
 
New research links outdoor air pollution -; even at levels deemed safe -; to an increased risk of diabetes globally, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System.
 
 Women who work 45 hours or more per week show greater risk of diabetes
 
Women who work 45 hours or more per week show greater risk of diabetesA new study has shown that women who work 45 hours or more per week are at an increased risk of diabetes, compared to those who work for 30-40 hours a week.
 
 
 Walnut consumption linked to lower prevalence of type 2 diabetes
 
Walnut consumption linked to lower prevalence of type 2 diabetesA new epidemiological study representing more than 34,000 American adults suggests that those who consume walnuts may have about half the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to adults who do not eat nuts.
 
 
 Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes at increased risk of having babies with heart defects
 
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes at increased risk of having babies with heart defectsPregnant women with type 1 diabetes run a higher risk of having babies with heart defects, especially women with high blood glucose levels during early pregnancy, a study from Karolinska Institutet and the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden published in The BMJ shows.
 
 
 Self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes results in considerable savings on health care costs
 
Self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes results in considerable savings on health care costsSelf-monitoring of type 2 diabetes used in combination with an electronic feedback system results in considerable savings on health care costs especially in sparsely populated areas, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows.
 
 
 Irregular metabolism of branched-chain amino acids may cause progression of type 2 diabetes
 
Irregular metabolism of branched-chain amino acids may cause progression of type 2 diabetesIn the U.S., about five out of 100 expectant mothers develop gestational diabetes mellitus, a temporary form of diabetes in which hormonal changes disrupt insulin function.