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TUESDAY, March 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New mothers who gain too much "baby weight" in the year after they give birth are at increased risk for diabetes and heart disease, researchers warn.
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If your loved one has diabetes, go easy on the Valentine's Day candy, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists advises.
Han v. Vonno/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Of all the reasons to eat yogurt, this may be the best: it might help you avoid developing Type 2 diabetes.
AlinaMD/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Foods that people should eat regularly but usually don't are potential lifesavers, according to British researchers.
Courtesy Google/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Google has come up with another wearable eye device: Google contact lens. This time a lens made out of soft contact material that might help diabetes patients keep track of their glucose levels.
ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(NEW YORK) -- Sherri Shepherd looks like a new woman these days thanks to a more than 40-pound weight loss that has transformed her body and her life.
Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Perhaps the government should consider an Animals Affordable Care Act.
Craig Veltri/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Everyone knows an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but a new study shows an extra 2,000 steps can also keep the doc at bay.
SARATOGA SPRINGS -- When researchers connected to Skidmore College gave an antioxidant compound to obese mice, the animals lost 40 percent of their body weight.