Monthly Archives: February 2010
Researchers showed that using a first-generation artificial pancreas system overnight can lower the risk of low blood sugar emergencies while sleeping, and at the same time improve diabetes control.
Women often misdiagnosed after weight gain from hormonal disorder.
About one-third of doctors and their patients with diabetes do not see eye to eye on the most important health conditions to manage.
Metformin XR appears to cause a small but significant decrease in body mass index (BMI) in non-diabetic obese adolescents when combined with a lifestyle intervention program.
Half of the mothers who took part in a study thought that their obese four or five year-old was normal weight, as did 39 per cent of the fathers.
People with lower socioeconomic status and those belonging to ethnic minority groups receive worse health care in the treatment of diabetes than the rest of patients in the world's most developed countries.
Depression raises risks of advanced and severe complications from diabetes, including kidney failure, blindness, heart attack and stroke.