Hello, I am Janey Willis, ISN Guide to Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease, and Type 2 Diabetes is caused by risk factors such as lifestyle, ethnicity, age, and pregnancy. The majority of diabetics have Type 2. See Disclaimer.
Breast–Feeding Tied to Reduced Risk of Diabetes. Breast–feeding may reduce a woman’s risk for Type 2 diabetes, a new study reports. New York Times, 01/16/2018.
Untreated sleep apnea may worsen markers of heart health and diabetes. Properly treating a common sleep–related breathing disorder may have benefits for the heart and for blood sugar, a new study suggests. Reuters Health, 06/14/2017. (Also see Sleep Apnea)
Medical journalist Dan Hurley tackles myths about diabetes in his book. Diabetes can lead to blindness, heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, amputations and nerve damage. In his book, Diabetes Rising, medical journalist Dan Hurley sheds some light on this mysterious disease. Star-Telegram. Health.
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