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Metabolic Syndrome — A Cardiac Crystal Ball?
A new test may be able to predict whether a child is at risk of heart disease — long before he or she ever develops it.
How to Lower Your Diabetes Risk While You Sleep
Patients who take their blood pressure medications at bedtime may wake up with a lower risk of diabetes.
The Role of Sugary Drinks in Diabetes Risk
Sugary drinks have recently been linked to type 2 diabetes risk, but new evidence suggests a more complicated picture.
How a Diabetes Rx Saved Lives
A common diabetes medication may be helping patients' tickers, too.
Have Diabetes, Will Exercise
Exercise may be at the heart of good diabetes control. Literally.
Atrial Fibrillation: What Women Need to Know
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect women differently than men.
Rx Shows Promise for Diabetes Patients
Diabetes patients often face a second problem: kidney disease. But a new medication may be here to help.
The Latest Skinny on Trans Fats
You likely know that a fatty diet is bad for you, but that may all depend on what kind of fats you're talking about.
Weight Loss Surgery Benefits Were Short-Lived
Weight loss surgery can produce dramatic results, but it seems that keeping the weight off can be a challenge.
5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure
Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.