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Type 2 Diabetes

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Number Of ‘Sweet People’ Doubles — And Why That’s Bad

Experts call it an epidemic. New research shows the number of Americans with diabetes. or “sweet blood,” has doubled since 1988. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, odds are you know someone with diabetes — or have it yourself.

04/14/2014

The endobarrier blocks fats from being absorbed (credit: CBS)

Endobarrier Blocks Certain Foods, Could Curb Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers are studying a new way to treat people with Type 2 Diabetes with a barrier that blocks some harmful foods.

04/04/2013

Volunteers at the Diabetes Expo (credit: CBS)

Thousands Pack Diabetes Expo At The Colorado Convention Center

The American Diabetes Association showed off some inventive ways to help fight the disease at the Diabetes Expo at the Colorado Convention Center.

02/09/2013

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Treating Teens With Type 2 Diabetes Gets Tricky

The fight against Type 2 diabetes just got more urgent. That’s because a new study found the standard treatment doesn’t work for many teenagers.

04/30/2012

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Woman Learned Hard Way About Dangers Of Low Blood Sugar & Driving

People with diabetes need to make day-to-day and often hour-to-hour decisions to manage the condition. Just one slip up can be life-threatening, especially behind the wheel of a car.

08/16/2011