News tagged with blood sugar control
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(HealthDay)—A new, lab-created antibody that mimics the action of a naturally occurring molecule causes weight loss in monkeys, researchers report.
Medical research Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Treating prediabetes aggressively with lifestyle changes and medications may prevent its progression to diabetes, a new study finds.
Diabetes Jun 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Healthier lifestyles and better disease management led to a sharp drop in death rates for Americans with diabetes between 1997 and 2006, especially deaths caused by heart disease and stroke, ...
Diabetes May 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Friday approved three new medications to help people battle type 2 diabetes.
Medications Jan 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
As global rates of diabetes escalate, a new computerised self-care system for people with Type 2 diabetes has been shown to significantly improve diabetes control and mental health-related quality of life, ...
Diabetes Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
(HealthDay)—A simple checklist could help doctors estimate whether an older patient will be alive 10 years from now, according to a new study.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (3) | 2 |
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
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 |
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
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
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 by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital suggests that fructose may not be as bad for us as previously thought and that it may even provide some benefit.
Diabetes Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Obese adults with poorly controlled Type 1 diabetes can better control their blood sugar by adding liraglutide, a Type 2 diabetes drug, to their insulin therapy, a new study finds. The results, which will be presented at ...
Diabetes Jun 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An extended trial of a drug for people with type 2 diabetes has confirmed that the oral DPP-4 inhibitor linagliptin is a safe and effective means of lowering glucose levels for up to 102 weeks, either on its own or in combination ...
Diabetes Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |