Monthly Archives: July 2004
A disruption of signaling proteins in the immune system may be responsible for the inflammation that makes someone with type 2 diabetes feel sick and increases the risk of serious complications.
A new gene mutation identified by researchers is part of the constellation of genes associated with susceptibility to developing type 1 diabetes.
A study of more than 2000 children of women with gestational diabetes has revealed that obesity in mothers is one of the most decisive factors contributing to the appearance of congenital malformations in their children.
NCEP suggests that people at risk for heart attack and stroke would benefit from more intensive cholesterol-lowering therapies.
An antidepressant drug and two medications for weight loss can help patients with diabetes achieve statistically significant weight loss over 26 to 52 weeks.
Type 2 diabetics who take two drugs in combination with insulin can effectively regulate their blood-sugar levels without the common side effect of weight gain.
Men with type 2 diabetes who have difficulty achieving an erection could have heart disease and not realize it.