Monthly Archives: June 2005
Scientists confirm the link between hyperglycemia (high blood glucose), overexpression of PKC-beta 2 and kidney disease.
Although numerous studies have shown that low-grade inflammation is linked to heart disease and diabetes, more recent studies have shown that inflammation plays a role in insulin resistance, a syndrome that leads to diabetes and heart disease.
Research showed that therapies targeting abdominal fat tissue, such as weight loss, may provide a new approach to treat asthma.
Diabetic retinopathy has been found in nearly 8 percent of pre-diabetic study participants. It was also seen in 12 percent of participants with type 2 diabetes who developed diabetes during the program.
Results of a study demonstrate that patients with type 2 diabetes can safely achieve target blood sugar levels faster and more frequently when insulin glargine is added to therapy, versus using oral agents alone.
A new study may help more people save their limbs. It's the first-ever large study of how foot-bone infection, called osteomyelitis, is typically treated and how well the different approaches work.
New study results confirm that intensive treatment of diabetic patients results in a significantly lower risk of heart disease. In fact, it can cut the risk of cardiovascular disease nearly in half.
A Davidson woman has been successfully treated for her Type 1 diabetes through a procedure performed at Carolinas Medical Center.