Monthly Archives: January 2004
Specific genetic markers may influence whether a person develops metabolic syndromes, collection of health risks that increase the chance of developing heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
Viruses can both cause and prevent autoimmune disease. Therefore viruses that do not directly destroy b cells may actually enhance the course of autoimmune diabetes.
Diabetes case management, added to primary care, substantially improved glycemic control compared with a control group.
Metabolic Syndrome, a cluster of health symptoms including obesity, high blood pressure and insulin resistance, puts one in four Americans at increased risk for diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
New research shows that large numbers of overweight Hispanic youth already have complications of obesity, including impaired glucose tolerance, which can lead to diabetes, and metabolic syndrome.
A clinical trial shows that linezolid, a new antibiotic, is at least as effective as two older therapies for treating diabetic foot infections.
Perinatal factors (those occurring about five months before birth and one month after) have been implicated in the development of Type 2 diabetes and other disorders.