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Aggressive control of blood sugar levels in diabetes can help to prevent a painful condition affecting patients' nerves, according to a new systematic review in the Cochrane Library. However, the review suggests that optima ...
Diabetes Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers have uncovered six genetic regions that appear to affect resistance to the effects of insulin, which is important in many cases of type 2 diabetes. Previously, only two regions ...
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Some experimental diabetes treatments in late testing offer patients hope of better controlling their blood sugar and weight and preventing dangerously low blood sugar, all big challenges for millions of diabetics.
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Progress continues to be made on the development of an artificial pancreas, a device that would ease the burden of living with type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes Jun 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Many Americans with type 1 diabetes fail to meet their treatment targets, according to researchers who analyzed data from a newly created registry that includes more than 25,000 patients at ...
Diabetes Jun 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Australian scientists have identified a gene that regulates muscle size, a finding that could help unlock therapies for Type 2 diabetes and diseases such as muscular dystrophy, where muscles are weakened and ...
Genetics May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For the millions of Americans with diabetes, the inconvenient and often painful method of testing blood sugar levels is a way of life. But research and innovative product design by scientists at The University of Akron may ...
Diabetes May 23, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 5 |
(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) -- Researchers who say they've linked type 2 diabetes with earlier development of precancerous colon lesions recommend people with the blood sugar disorder start colorectal screenings at a younger ...
Diabetes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) points to the naturally produced protein apolipoprotein A-IV (apoA-IV) as a potential target for a new diabetes therapeutic.
Diabetes May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- Half the nation's overweight teens have unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels that put them at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiac problems, new federal research says.
Pediatrics May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, scientists at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute have shown that an experimental bariatric surgery can lower blood sugar levels in rats with type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes May 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The Japanese Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association (JPITA) is preparing for the nation's first transplantation of pancreatic islets from a brain-dead donor to a patient with Type 1 diabetes, it was learned Saturday.
Diabetes May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A drug made from the saliva of the Gila monster lizard is effective in reducing the craving for food. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, have tested the drug on rats, who after ...
Neuroscience May 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1