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Indigenous group tackles diabetes with storytelling

When Emily's mother lay dying of kidney failure from years of diabetes, Emily begged the doctors to take her kidney and transplant it into her mom. But the doctors refused —Emily had diabetes too. She would need both kidneys ...

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Looking to take type 2 diabetes into remission

Since launching two years ago, an innovative study, led by Western professor Irene Hramiak, aims to induce remission of type 2 diabetes and has captured the attention of hundreds of Londoners. For those with type 2 diabetes, ...

Jan 08, 2018
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How useful is the glycemic index?

If you could rank foods from best to worst and base your eating decisions on that, it would certainly make healthy eating easier. For some people, the glycemic index seems to offer just that possibility, assigning scores ...

Jan 08, 2018
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Dasiglucagon well tolerated for severe hypoglycemia

(HealthDay)—Dasiglucagon is well tolerated and is associated with an early pharmacodynamic response similar to that of GlucaGen for severe hypoglycemia, according to a study published online Dec. 22 in Diabetes Care.

Jan 03, 2018
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Study advances gene therapy for glaucoma

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Bariatric surgery prolongs lifespan in obese

Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period, reports a study that answers questions about the long-term risk of the ...

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