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Sunday, January 25, 2015


People with Type 1 Diabetes Live Longer with Early Blood Glucose Control
People with type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose (blood sugar) early in their disease are likely to live longer than those who do not.
Posted on 16-Jan-2015
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Low Intake of Magnesium Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Studies have shown that low intake of magnesium is a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes - but ethnicity and genes may make a difference.
Posted on 16-Jan-2015
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Study: Many Older Adults May Be Overtreated for Diabetes
A substantial proportion of older adults may be overtreated for diabetes because insulin and sulfonylureas can lead to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
Posted on 12-Jan-2015
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Women Doubles Diabetes Risk
Women with post-traumatic stress disorder are nearly twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared with women who don't have PTSD.
Posted on 12-Jan-2015
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1-in-3 Type 1 Diabetics Still Produce Insulin Years After Being Diagnosed
About one-third of type 1 diabetics (T1D) produce insulin even upward of forty years from initial diagnosis, according to a new study.
Posted on 29-Dec-2014
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ADA Lowers BMI Cut Point for Screening Asian Americans
The ADA is lowering the Body Mass Index (BMI) cut point at which it recommends screening Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes.
Posted on 28-Dec-2014
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American Diabetes Association Changes Guidelines for Statin Use for Diabetics to Prevent Heart Disease
The American Diabetes Association is recommending a less stringent diastolic blood pressure target for people with diabetes and that all people with diabetes take either moderate or high doses of statins.
Posted on 28-Dec-2014
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Most Popular Drug for Diabetes May be Safer for Patients with Kidney Disease Than Previously Thought
The most popular treatment for type 2 diabetes may be safer for patients with mild to moderate kidney disease than guidelines suggest, according to a new review.
Posted on 28-Dec-2014
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Type 1 Diabetics' Blood Sugar Defense Mechanisms Restored After Islet Cell Transplantation
Type 1 diabetics who have developed low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) as a complication of insulin treatments over time are able to regain normal internal recognition of the condition after receiving pancreatic islet cell transplantation.
Posted on 28-Dec-2014
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Diabetic Patients at Risk From Even Mild Coronary Artery Disease
According to a new long-term study, diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease face the same relative risk for a heart attack or other major adverse heart events as diabetics with serious single-vessel obstructive disease.
Posted on 9-Dec-2014
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For Type 2 Diabetics: Increased Risk of Death Linked to Insulin Dosage
Researchers were able to show a correlation between patients treated with a higher dosage of insulin and a raised risk of cancer development, heart attacks and stroke.
Posted on 9-Dec-2014
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