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Neighborhood environment can increase risk of diabetes-5463

Neighborhood environment can increase risk of diabetes

Between 2000-2012, a group of 5,124 individuals ages 45-84 years participating in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis who did not have type 2 diabetes at baseline had five clinical examinations. Their access to neighborhood resources, including food stores more likely to sell healthier foods and recreational facilities, along with the walking environment and the social environment for safety and social cohesion, was identified using surveys and GIS (geographic information system) technologies.

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Older adults motivated to reduce risks of diabetes and heart disease-5393

Older adults motivated to reduce risks of diabetes and heart disease

Younger and older adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes enrolled in a modified Diabetes Prevention Program.

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Control diabetes in middle age to maintain brain health-5181

Control diabetes in middle age to maintain brain health

Physical activity and healthy eating are the first line of defense against the onset of type 2 diabetes, as well as a primary treatment for people who are at risk or have been diagnosed with the disease. New research uncovered another good reason for choosing a lifestyle that may protect against diabetes.

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Virtual education and support helps women control diabetes-5163

Virtual education and support helps women control diabetes

A group of 89 women with type 2 diabetes were randomly assigned to face-to-face counseling or to a web-based virtual community. The women, average age 52 years, were of African-American descent, had low incomes, high school educations and a range of experience with computers.

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Lifestyle intervention lowers medical costs of people with diabetes-5073

Lifestyle intervention lowers medical costs of people with diabetes

For the Look AHEAD study, 5,121 people ages 45-76 with type 2 diabetes who were overweight or obese were randomly assigned to either a weight-loss intervention (physical activity plus diet) or a support-and-education program.

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Lifetime cost of diabetes is high-5071

Lifetime cost of diabetes is high

The annual medical expenditures of people with diabetes diagnosed at different ages was estimated by comparing the expenses of people with diabetes to individuals who did not have diabetes.

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