Can People with Type 1 Diabetes Also Get Type 2?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Andrew Briskin As a response to several different factors, some individuals with type 1 diabetes can also develop characteristics of type 2 diabetes. Find out what may put you at risk and how you can try to prevent and manage ‘double diabetes.’ While people are […]

A New Study Finds that Use of the BCG Vaccine in Early Life Protects Against Type 1 Diabetes in Adulthood

Medical review by Dr. Elizabeth Gomez A new study has found that early-life use of the BCG vaccine—used across the world to prevent tuberculosis—may reduce the risks of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adulthood. The bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine has been used to prevent tuberculosis for a century. It is one of the […]

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors & Prevention

According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, one’s chances of developing type 2 diabetes depend on a combination of environmental, lifestyle and genetic risk factors. Some factors, like physical activity and eating habits, are more in one’s control than factors like family history or ethnicity, but with the right planning […]