Diabetes

Well-known drug has less risk for preterm delivery in PCOS

Metformin can halve the risk of late miscarriage and preterm births for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS occurs in 10 to 15 percent of all women. The symptoms are irregular menstrual periods, increased levels ...

Diabetes

Statins linked to higher diabetes risk

Individuals who take cholesterol-lowering statins may be at higher risk for developing high blood sugar levels, insulin resistance, and eventually type 2 diabetes, according to an analysis published in the British Journal ...

Diabetes

Automated insulin system improves glycemic control

(HealthDay)—The combination of an automated guidance system for insulin titration and support from health care professionals is safe and is associated with significant improvements in glycemic control among patients with ...

Diabetes

Program aids weight loss in patients with mental illness

(HealthDay)—A behavioral weight loss intervention is effective among overweight and obese individuals with serious mental illness (SMI), regardless of their diabetes status, according to a study published online Feb. 14 ...

Diabetes

Controlling blood sugar

University of Texas at Arlington third-year doctoral student Benjamin Young received an American Heart Association grant to support research that pinpoints underlying mechanisms of impaired blood sugar control in Type 2 diabetes ...

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