(HealthDay)—People newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes who are initially given the drug metformin are less likely to eventually need other drugs to control their blood sugar, a new study suggests.
Getting enough magnesium in the diet may reduce the risk of diabetes, especially for those who already show signs of heading that way.
In a small study, Swedish researchers found that the impotence drug yohimbine might help people with type 2 diabetes who have a particular gene mutation that lowers their insulin production.
Many patients with psychosis develop health risks associated with premature death early in the course of their mental illness, researchers have found.
During the first 24 hours after a stroke, attention to detail —such as hospital bed positioning—is critical to patient outcomes.
Diabetic retinopathy - a common complication of diabetes which occurs when high blood sugar levels damage the cells at the back of the eye - is the biggest cause of blindness in the working population globally.
Patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery may not have to follow a strict blood sugar management strategy after surgery, according to a study in the October 2014 issue of The Annals of Thoracic Su ...
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