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Rates of diabetes rising, but deaths declining-5069

Rates of diabetes rising, but deaths declining

For a modelling study, the responses of people who reported having diabetes for the National Health Interview Survey were linked to data on deaths. Among 598,216 adults, the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with diabetes increased, but the number people who died decreased. This meant that people lived with diabetes for a longer period of time. Overall, the number of years living with diabetes increased by 70% in women and 156% in men.

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Physical activity leads to longer life in older adults with diabetes-5054

Physical activity leads to longer life in older adults with diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a term that includes all forms of diabetes (World Health Organization).

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Living in a walkable neighorhood helps reduce diabetes risk-4940

Living in a walkable neighorhood helps reduce diabetes risk

A separate presentation at the 74th Scientific Sessions reported the results of two studies that showed living in a walkable neighborhood reduced the risk of type 2 diabetes among people in middle and younger ages (but not for people 65 years and older).

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Better diet is best way to lower risk of diabetes-4938

Better diet is best way to lower risk of diabetes

The diets of an unreported number of people with type 2 diabetes were evaluated according to the Alternate Healthy Eating Index 2010.

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Muscle strengthening lowers diabetes risk among older women-4583

Muscle strengthening lowers diabetes risk among older women

Age-related muscle loss, or sarcopenia, can lead to frailty as the muscles lose their strength. Resistance training is one way to help slow muscle loss. Exercise is likewise recommended to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes (National Health Service).

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Density and walkability combine to lower diabetes risk-4561

Density and walkability combine to lower diabetes risk

Residential density and the proximity of walkable destinations were estimated for neighborhoods in Toronto, Canada, a city that is home to 2.6 million people.

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