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New diet that matches biological clock may be better for diabetes
New research suggests that a three meals per day — and not a six meals per day — approach brings more benefits to people with type 2 diabetes. (Medical News Today)

What causes hair loss on the legs?
Hair loss on the legs can occur as a result of lifestyle factors or an underlying health condition. Learn more about the potential causes of hair loss on the legs, and how to treat them, here. (Medical News Today)

What can cause itchy lower legs?
The lower legs may be itchy for a number of reasons, from issues with shaving to skin conditions and diabetes. Here, learn more about these causes, other symptoms, and the range of treatments. (Medical News Today)

Diabetes: Why some anti-inflammatories may increase risk
Recent findings suggest that glucocorticoids — a class of anti-inflammatory drugs that doctors often prescribe — may increase the risk of diabetes. (Medical News Today)

What to know about acidosis
Acidosis refers to high levels of acid in the body. If the body becomes too acidic or too alkaline, this can cause serious health problems. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Pitted keratolysis: What to know
Pitted keratolysis is a bacterial infection that affects the soles of the feet and, less commonly, the palms of the hands. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment here. (Medical News Today)

Which environmental factors affect type 2 diabetes risk?
New research looks at the cumulative environmental factors that affect the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in rural and urban areas. (Medical News Today)

Women and men at risk of different obesity-related conditions
A new study has found that women and men with obesity face different health risks, while the condition can lead to a range of complications for all. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about clear urine
Clear or very pale urine is usually a sign of proper hydration. In this article, learn more about the possible causes of clear urine and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

What is a nephrologist?
A nephrologist is a kidney specialist. This article looks at what they do, the medical conditions they treat, and the procedures they can perform. (Medical News Today)

Does the rotavirus vaccine prevent type 1 diabetes?
Scientists present a link between rotavirus infection and type 1 diabetes and suggest vaccination as a method to prevent the condition. (Medical News Today)

Could coffee byproducts fight inflammation?
A recent study has investigated whether the byproducts of coffee production might help ease the inflammation associated with obesity and protect health. (Medical News Today)

Type 2 diabetes: Weight regain reduces cardiovascular benefits
New research on type 2 diabetes shows that regaining weight reverses much of the cardiovascular risk reduction that initial weight loss affords. (Medical News Today)

What can cause toes to go numb?
Toe numbness can be mild and disappear quickly, or it may be longer lasting. Many health issues and conditions cause numb toes, and the treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Even naturally sweet drinks may increase diabetes risk
A new study has found that sweet drinks with and without added sugar, as well as 'diet'-type soft drinks are associated with an increase in diabetes risk. (Medical News Today)

What are the health benefits of cardamom?
Cardamom is a spice that many people use in cooking and medicine. Here, we discuss the possible research-backed benefits of cardamom, such as providing antioxidants, improving heart health, and fighting cancer. (Medical News Today)

New reviews contradict previous guidelines around red meat consumption
A new set of reviews suggests that red meat may not be as harmful to health as previously thought. Why, and what recommendations do the authors make? (Medical News Today)

Better quality 'good' cholesterol may fight atherosclerosis in diabetes
Evidence from a new study in mouse models shows that increasing the level of functional 'good' cholesterol may help reverse atherosclerosis in diabetes. (Medical News Today)

10% weight loss could send type 2 diabetes into remission
New research suggests that even 'modest' weight loss within 5 years of the initial diagnosis could help send type 2 diabetes into remission. (Medical News Today)

What to know about taurine
Taurine is an organic compound that may help with conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Learn more about taurine, including its side effects here. (Medical News Today)

What causes itchy legs?
Itchy skin, or pruritus, is common and can affect any part of the body. Many factors can cause itchy legs, including skin conditions, diabetes, or allergic reactions. Learn about causes and treatments here. (Medical News Today)

Causes and treatments for burning legs
Muscle soreness, injuries, sunburns, and nerve damage can all cause a burning sensation in the legs. Learn more about the causes and how to treat them here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about hyperinsulinemia
Hyperinsulinemia is when the body contains too much insulin. It can link to insulin resistance and diabetes. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and related conditions, here. (Medical News Today)

What's the difference between the keto and Atkins diets?
The keto and Atkins diets are two low carbohydrate eating plans. People use them to lose weight and promote health. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What is regular insulin?
Discover how regular insulin works and helps manage diabetes. We describe how much regular insulin to take, potential side effects, and other considerations. (Medical News Today)

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