Monthly Archives: March 2016

Stop Diabetes Before It Begins

Type 2 diabetes is a fascinating disease, and not because of its complications. Rather, it’s because this form of diabetes has an interesting development. And that’s putting it mildly. Many people think there is a strong genetic component influencing the development of the disease. While research supports this theory, it is not the primary factor. […]

Is There a Connection Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Diabetic Kidney Disease

People who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are known to have the tendency toward low vitamin D levels. Nephropathy, or kidney disease, is a complication of diabetes. Could the two be related? That’s what investigators at Qilu Hospital of Shandong University and several other research centers in Jinan, China, set out to learn. […]

Is Diabetes Less Controlled in Young Children?

In the month of March 2016, the journal Pediatric Diabetes reported on the results of a study carried out to learn how adequately children are treated for Type 2 diabetes and its associated complications. The research took place in several US hospitals and universities belonging to the Pediatrics Diabetes Consortium. A total of 598 Type […]