Monthly Archives: March 2009
Levels of rotten egg gas shown to be lower in patients with diabetes and influence how blood vessels work.
To the many problems associated with lack of sleep -- moodiness, memory problems, difficulty concentrating -- add the risk of developing diabetes.
Low-income pregnant women and new mothers with diabetes have nearly twice the risk of experiencing depression during and after pregnancy than women without diabetes.
Research indicates that surgery to reduce obesity can eliminate manifestations of diabetes.
Older adults who have impaired glucose tolerance but who are not considered diabetic are at elevated risk for heart disease and may benefit from preventive therapies.
A team of researchers has found that a common family of viruses may play an important role in triggering the development of diabetes, particularly in children.
The steroid triamcinolone does not appear to offer a long-term benefit in the treatment of diabetic macular edema, and patients who take the drug are likely to require cataract surgery.
The prevalence of diabetes has doubled in the past decade, and the resulting increases in diabetes-related eye disease pose a new challenge to eye specialists.
A future sensor may take away a patient's breath while simultaneously determining whether the patient has breast cancer, lung cancer, diabetes or asthma.
Results from a large trial have shown that there is a strong link between diabetics who have an abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) and an increased risk of other heart-related problems and death.
A study to determine if patients with type 2 diabetes can benefit from a combination of autologous stem cell infusions and hyperbaric oxygen treatment has found significant benefits.