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New Study Suggests a Specific Protein May Contribute to Erectile Disfunction for the Diabetic...

A new animal study suggests that protein kinase C may contribute to reduced erectile response for some.

New Findings About COX-2 Inhibitors and Renal Damage in Obesity-Related Type II Diabetes

New findings suggest altered kidney regulation of COX-2 occurs at very early stage in obesity-related diabetic nephropathy.

Even Health Professionals Who Treat Obesity are Biased Against Overweight Patients

Obesity specialists from physicians and researchers to pharmacologists and psychologists, showed significant anti-fat bias according to a recent study

Low-Sodium Diet Does Not Raise Blood Cholesterol Levels

Reducing the amount of sodium in a person's diet does not increase blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

Researchers: Exercise Can Reduce Prevent Diabetes for People of any Weight

Taking a brisk half-hour walk every day can decrease a person's risk of developing diabetes regardless of their weight.

Could Diabetes Treatments Fight Cancer?

Drugs that treat diabetes may also be effective against some cancers.

Diabetes Drug May Be New Tool in Treating Breast Cancer

Researchers have decoded the step-by-step process by which a class of anti-diabetes drugs inhibits cancerous tumor growth.

Comfort-Food Cravings May Be Body’s Attempt to Put Brake on Chronic Stress

Researchers have identified a biochemical feedback system that could explain why some people crave comfort foods when they are chronically stressed.

Two Commonly Prescribed Diabetes Drugs May Cause Heart Failure and Fluid Buildup

Two diabetes medications taken by more than 6 million Americans may lead to serious side effects.

Exercise and Weight Loss Reduces Excess Insulin and Lowers Blood Pressure in Syndrome X

Exercising and losing weight can significantly reduce the overproduction of insulin and lower the blood pressure of patients with Syndrome X.

Transplantation of Embryonic Pancreatic Tissue Controls Type 1 Diabetes in Rats

Animals were cured of their diabetes for the duration of the experiment, which lasted 15 weeks.

Mouse, Stripped of a Key Gene, Resists Diabetes

An engineered mouse now seems able to resist the onset of diabetes.

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