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Surprising Side Effects of OTC Meds
If you are using over-the-counter medications, stay aware of these fifteen common side effects.
Troubled Hearts for Women with Diabetes
In general, women under the age of 60 are less likely than men to get heart disease. Having diabetes, however, can be a game changer, potentially raising a woman’s heart disease risk to that of a man.
Early Periods: A Red Flag for Diabetes?
Early puberty in females has been linked to a greater risk of heart disease, cancer and obesity. According to a new study, menstruation at an early age may also boost the odds of getting diabetes.
A Crystal Ball of Moms' Type 2 Diabetes Risk
A woman who develops gestational diabetes during pregnancy is at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes later in life. But what about women with other pregnancy complications?
Diabetes Raises Heart Risks in Women
Diabetes patients face a high risk of heart disease and stroke. Even young women with the condition are susceptible, but controlling the risk factors can help.
Diabetes Rx and Breast Cancer Survival
The diabetes drug metformin has been something of a darling in the cancer world of late. Previous research has shown that it may help prevent or beat cancer. But a new study has come along that creates a question mark.
Sleep Hormone Loss Raises Diabetes Risk
Melatonin is key to regulating your wake-sleep cycle, and a lack of this hormone can affect your health in many ways. New research suggests it may even raise your risk of diabetes.
Stop Diabetes, Eat Healthy After Pregnancy
Eating a healthy diet is a major part of any pregnancy. If you develop diabetes during pregnancy, diet becomes even more important. Now, it seems the importance of a healthy diet doesn't go away once the baby is born.
Screening for Diabetes During Pregnancy
Avoiding complications of pregnancy can be hard, especially if diabetes is involved. But doctors have a much better chance of preventing complications if they can properly diagnose diabetes during pregnancy.
Hormones Boosts Prediabetes Risk
Your body is complex. One problematic organ can affect an entirely different organ or system. If you let one disease run its course, you may be faced with another health problem, then another.