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culture, the greater their risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at almost 150 Mexican-American children from North Texas. The kids were between the ages of 10 and 14. The researchers assessed how integrated the children were with U.S. culture by looking at things such as whether they spoke English, watched English-language TV shows and movies, preferred reading, writing and thinking in English, and had non-Hispanic white friends. As children adapted to a more American way of life, their risk of diabetes increased by about 43 percent for each level of what the researchers called "acculturation." The findings show the need for further research, according to principal investigator Kimberly Fulda, an associate professor of family medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. http://news.healingwell.com/index.php?p=news1&id=697577

The study was funded by the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation and Hamilton Health Sciences. More information The U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion outlines how you can prevent type 2 diabetes . SOURCE: McMaster University, news release, March 17, 2015 Copyright © 2015 HealthDay . All rights reserved. http://news.healingwell.com/index.php?p=news1&id=697578

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"Early identification can be potentially life-saving for people with diabetes, and can at the very least greatly increase the chances of preventing or delaying complications," Fonseca added. The study was published online March 23 in the journal Diabetes Care. More information For more about diabetes, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . SOURCE: American Diabetes Association, news release, March 23, 2015 Copyright © 2015 HealthDay . All rights reserved. http://news.healingwell.com/index.php?p=news1&id=697408

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Age, other medical conditions, life expectancy, as well as the patient's motivation and preferences all need to be considered when choosing therapies and setting blood sugar goals, according to the authors of the article. Metformin is generally the first drug of choice in type 2 diabetes. If metformin fails to control blood sugar levels, it's not always clear what the best drug choice would be. http://news.healingwell.com/index.php?p=news1&id=697675

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The report was published March 18 in the journal Diabetologia. Dr. Mitchell Roslin, chief of obesity surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, said that type 2 diabetes is not a sudden occurrence, but develops over time. http://news.healingwell.com/index.php?p=news1&id=697559

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