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When Does An App Need FDA's Blessing?

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Karlton Hill, 15, was diagnosed with diabetes when he was 12. He works hard to manage the disease: He jogs and does pushups every day; he takes metformin is very careful about what he eats. Leslie Capo/LSU Health Sciences Center hide caption

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A Dire Sign Of The Obesity Epidemic: Teen Diabetes Soaring, Study Finds

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Treat, Even Reverse, Diabetes

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Researchers say that if the price of soda gets higher, people will drink less of it, which will lead to fewer deaths. Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Meat preservatives like nitrites and sodium have been linked to insulin resistance, which might explain the link between Type 2 diabetes and high consumption of these meats, researchers say. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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