Monthly Archives: March 2005
More than two-thirds of women and almost three-quarters of men receiving care at Veterans Affairs outpatient facilities in 2000 were overweight – a higher percentage than among the general population.
Patients with Type 2 diabetes who also suffer from obstructive sleep apnea can lower their glucose levels by receiving the most common sleep apnea therapy.
Study is the first to show that it would be cost-effective for society to try to prevent diabetes in people with a condition known as "pre-diabetes," or impaired glucose tolerance.
A suitcase-sized machine is making life easier for some patients undergoing rigorous dialysis for kidney failure.
A new study has shown why the pounds melt so quickly on low-carbohydrate diets, and it's not related to water, metabolism or boredom.
Single hormone appears to regulate blood sugar in two different ways.
Scientists have found genetic regions that, when defective, allow the immune system to attack the pancreas -- the first in a series of mis-steps that lead to type 1 diabetes.
Trend of increasing life expectancy is about to reverse itself -- due to the rapid rise in obesity, especially among children.
Study identifies barriers in all components of the private health insurance system that can prevent Americans with diabetes from properly managing the disease.
Nutritionists trying to influence how much fat an obese woman might eat should take into account food prices, the time it takes to make a meal and the location of grocery stores, among other things.
Joslin scientists also discover this impairment sets the stage for type 2 diabetes later in life.