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Diabetes and Weight Loss

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A Spoonful of Splenda
May 26, 2014 | 
What color is sugar? For most people with diabetes, the colors pink, blue and yellow might come to mind. Many people often rely on the little colored packets of artificial sweeteners when managing their blood sugar or their weight. It might seem like the best alternative compared to the calories and blood sugar spikes that come with regular sugar, but now research suggests that artificial sweeteners, along with some regular sweeteners, aren't as safe as we thought.
Mouth Spray Could Aid Weight Loss
Mar 7, 2014 | 
Few things are better for us or more difficult to sustain than losing weight. Whatever the cause--genetics, environment, our own bad choices--human bodies can be easily turned into sugar-craving machines. Turning our bodies from that course is easy enough for a week or three, but sustaining weight loss over many months and years is notoriously difficult.
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Bypass Surgery Cuts Heart Risk, Stroke Odds for Type 2s
Feb 5, 2014 | 
Not only does gastric bypass help patients drop excess weight, it can also lower the risk of a variety of health problems, especially in those with type 2 diabetes.
Even Small Weight Loss Can Reduce Women's Heart Disease Risk
Jan 27, 2014 | 
Losing just 10 percent of body weight can be enough for middle-aged women who are overweight or obese to reduce the risk factors associated with heart disease and diabetes--provided that weight loss is sustained--according to the results of a new study.
Drug Improves Weight and A1c in Patients With or Without Diabetes
Dec 24, 2013 | 
According to a study gauging the benefits of the diet drug Qsymia, those who took the drug not only lost weight, but also saw their A1c levels improve, even if they weren't diabetic.
Higher Water Intake Tied to Weight Loss
Jul 31, 2013 | 
If you still haven't found a reason to drink more water, a new study reinforces what we already have been told-drinking more water may lead to greater weight loss.
Lifestyle Change Can Lessen Sexual Dysfunction in Type 2 Women
Jun 29, 2013 | 
While erectile dysfunction gets much of the attention, sexual problems as a side effect of type 2 diabetes are not limited to men.
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