The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women's Health

Type 2 diabetes greatly increases your chance of developing cardiovascular disease, and the two share many risk factors. Luckily, you can make changes to lower your risk for both.

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I Live With a Chronic Illness. Vaccines Help Me Stay Alive.

I've done my research, and I have no hesitation about taking the COVID-19 vaccine. I encourage others to do the same.

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Clinical Trials Need a Broader Approach to Improve Osteoarthritis Outcomes

Risk factors, racial disparities and sex differences should all be considered

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Shameless: S. Epatha Merkerson on the Sweet Truth About Diabetes

The multi-award-winning actress, best known for Law & Order, opens up

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The Link Between Gestational Diabetes and Diabetes

Having gestational diabetes increases health risks for you and your baby. Here's what you need to know.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Heart Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

As you talk to your doctor about your reproductive health and other factors we typically associate with pregnancy, you should also pay close attention to your heart.

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Can’t Sleep Due to COVID-19 Stress?

Try these sleep hygiene practices to get more zzz's.

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Staying Healthy: Vaccines for Women Living with Diabetes

As we age, so do our immune systems, making it increasingly hard for them to fight off infections.

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Diabetes and Heart Attack Risk: What's the Connection?

About 68 percent of people age 65 and older with diabetes die from some form of heart disease. Here's what you need to know.

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Menopause and Diabetes: What's the Connection?

If you already have diabetes, menopause can change things. And if you don't have it, menopause may make it more likely to occur.

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Processed Foods May Raise Your Diabetes Risk

Read more about this and other health headiness that caught our attention this week.

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Is Diabetes Tougher on Women's Hearts?

Diabetes might be more deadly for women than men, at least when it comes to heart troubles, new research shows.

Your Health

'Added Sugars' Label on Foods Could Save Many Lives

A new Nutrition Facts label that highlights the amount of added sugars in food could prevent nearly 1 million cases of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

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Health Conditions Black Women Need to Be Especially Aware Of

Certain health conditions affect black women more than women of other ethnicities. Being better informed can help reduce risk for some of these conditions.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Heart-Healthy Living Also Wards Off Type 2 Diabetes

There could be an added bonus to keeping your cardiovascular health on track—a heart-healthy lifestyle can also prevent type 2 diabetes.

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