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A Healthy Heart to Keep Your Wits
Diabetes has been linked to dementia. But diabetes alone may not be the cause of this type of mental decline. Heart disease risk factors may be the real driver behind cognitive impairment.
Kids with Diabetes Worse Off Than Adults
As the obesity rate among young people has climbed, so has the rate of type 2 diabetes. Adolescents who get the disease may face more health problems than those who get it as an adult.
Fighting Diabetes with Fish Oil
Fish oil is a popular dietary supplement in the US. Taking fish oil supplements may have several benefits, including prevention of type 2 diabetes. 
Diabetes and Aspirin May Not Always Mix
While aspirin is often recommended to lower the risk of heart attack in those with diabetes, new research suggests that it may not always help, and it could do more harm than good.
Diabetes Patients with Chest Pain
Diabetes patients have a high risk for coronary artery disease and as a result, they may have chest pain. A commonly used anti-anginal drug, however, can provide relief.
Losing Weight by Eating More Often
For those who like to eat often, there may be a diet plan for you. And for those who want to stick with just cutting calories, that still works to some degree.
Blood Pressure Before Blood Sugar
Heart disease is one of the most common complications of diabetes. As such, diabetes patients must keep a close eye on measures of heart health, including blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Sudden Death Risk Before Diabetes
Diabetes can increase your risk for all sorts of health issues, including heart problems. According to recent research, people could be faced with the most severe of these problems even before diabetes sets in.
Still Searching for Diabetes Screening
Growing rates of diabetes continue to be a huge public health problem. Screening and early treatment could help reduce this burden. Could diabetes screening also lower death rates?
Too Much Treatment for Diabetic Hearts
To reduce the risk of heart disease in people with diabetes, doctors often prescribe drugs to lower cholesterol. However, these drugs could do more harm than good for some patients.