News tagged with blood sugar control
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Patients suffering from type 2 diabetes may not benefit from taking both an oral glucose lowering drug (metformin) and insulin instead of insulin alone, a study published on bmj.com claims.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Type 2 diabetes is a complex metabolic disorder, and treating the disease often requires a personalized, multi-pronged approach, say new expert guidelines on treating high blood sugar levels, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Exercise can improve the health of cancer patients who have completed their main cancer-related treatment finds a study published in the British Medical Journal.
Cancer Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study published in Nature Genetics today has found new evidence for a link between the body clock hormone melatonin and type 2 diabetes. The study found that people who carry rare genetic mutations in the receptor for me ...
Diabetes Jan 29, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Giving overweight or obese patients a gut hormone that suppresses appetite leads to clinically beneficial weight loss as well as reduced blood pressure and cholesterol levels, finds a study published in the British Medical ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Weight loss surgery is not a cure for type 2 diabetes, but it can improve blood sugar control, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Surgery. Whereas some previous studies have claimed that up to 80 ...
Surgery Jan 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study suggests that young diabetics may be struggling to get a good night's sleep, resulting in worse control of their blood sugar, poorer school performance and misbehavior.
Sleep apnea Jan 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Elevated blood sugar levels are associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer, according to a study led by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The findings, observed in nearly ...
Cancer Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) study published recently in the Journal of Biological Chemistry reveals that a natural fatty acid can serve as a regulator of blood sugar levels, which may have important applications ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Maintaining good glucose control early in the course of type 1 diabetes could lessen the long-term risk of kidney disease, as measured by a common test of kidney function.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Exenatide, a drug commonly prescribed to help patients with type 2 diabetes improve blood sugar control, also has a powerful and rapid anti-inflammatory effect, a University at Buffalo study has shown.
Inflammatory disorders Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Intensive control of blood sugar levels beyond standard targets provides no additional protection against cognitive decline in older people with diabetes than standard treatment, according to a national study coordinated ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
79 million American adults have prediabetes and will likely develop diabetes later in life, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As the number of people diagnosed with diabetes continues to grow, researchers ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have identified a compound that attacks the Achilles' heel of certain cancer cells by depriving them of their energy source, the sugar glucose.
Cancer Aug 03, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 3
An interactive computer software program appears to be effective in helping patients manage their Type 2 diabetes using their mobile phones, according to a new study by University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |