Monthly Archives: November 2001
A preliminary study in a recent issue of THE LANCET suggests that injection of a specific peptide in patients with early type 1 diabetes could stop disease progression.
A team of researchers led has developed a unique approach for halting the progression of Type I (juvenile or insulin-dependent) diabetes.
A new study suggests that obese Black teenagers have a greater risk of developing diabetes as adults than do their white counterparts.
Results of a new medical study suggest that vaccines can be made that would inhibit development of insulin-dependent diabetes.
A diabetic person's emotional state may affect the progression of complications of the disease, suggests a new analysis of 27 studies that link depression to various diabetes complications.
It is not known why some people get type 1 diabetes (diabetes that starts early in life), but there has been a suggestion that if children have a diet lacking in Vitamin D, they may go on to develop diabetes.
High blood pressure has been known to be a bad companion of diabetes for many years. New papers offer clinicians some effective treatment options for diabetes sufferers with high blood pressure.
Mounting scientific evidence has suggested that a significant link exists between heart and gum disease.
Data presented shows conclusively that overweight people are subject to bias even from physicians whose primary focus is the treatment of obesity.
Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia find that rapid rates of weight gain during infancy could be linked to obesity later in childhood.
By manipulating a cell that controls the immune system’s response to infections, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and their colleague have prevented the onset of diabetes in mice predisposed to the disease. The finding one day may lead to the development of a preventive therapy for people at risk for type 1 diabetes.
Short-legged men have an increased risk of heart disease and a condition that leads to diabetes, insulin resistance syndrome, shows research in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Around a third of all heart attacks and strokes can be avoided in people at risk of vascular disease by using statin drugs to lower blood cholesterol levels – irrespective of the person’s age or sex, and even if their cholesterol levels do not seem high.
A study by Liu et al. strengthens the evidence that glycemic load, a measure of carbohydrate intake, can predict cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, especially in those who are insulin resistant.
Twenty-five of every 100 U.S. children are either overweight or obese, but children from other major nations are beginning to weigh too much as well, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study concludes. Sixteen percent of Russian youths are overweight or downright fat, and the figure for Chinese children is 7 percent.
Nutrition researchers at Kansas State University have published the first evidence that the absorption of cholesterol is reduced by another compound in the egg, a lecithin.
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