Monthly Archives: October 2005
Physicians monitoring patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery should be on the alert for a new, potentially dangerous hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) complication.
Lidocaine and similar local anesthetics are effective for treating pain that emanates from damaged nerves, according to a systematic review of current evidence.
The suit asks the Court to compel public school officials to comply with federal law by providing the assistance that California students with diabetes require to manage their diabetes during the school day.
Mice with the mouse model of Alzheimer's disease show improvements in their condition when treated with a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet.
The cuts will leave many Maine adults living in poverty with no or inadequate coverage for vital care and medical supplies required to properly manage diabetes.
New data presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of NAASO, The Obesity Society in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Patients with type 1 diabetes have an improved prognosis with regard to end-stage renal disease over the past four decades.
Patients who have gastric bypass surgery have double the rate of hospitalization in the year following the operation than in the year preceding surgery.
Scientists report that transplanted insulin-producing cells survive better when the activation of a specific type of immune cell is blocked.
Smoking may increase the risk of developing diabetes, according to new research by investigators at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues.
Transplantation of insulin-producing pancreatic beta-cells shows great promise as a treatment for type 1 diabetes.
This clinical trial aims to elucidate a potential beneficial effect of copper orotate (an organic copper salt), which is given together with a standard cholinesterase inhibitor.
A large, community-based study found that over 30 years, nine out of 10 men and seven out of 10 women were overweight or became overweight.
Physical activity may help reduce gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in people who are obese.
People who receive a kidney transplant are nearly four times more likely to develop melanoma, a rare but deadly form of skin cancer, according to a study.
Junk food could be made healthier by adding an extract of an exotic type of seaweed, say British scientists.
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