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Researchers Develop Way to Measure Blood Glucose Levels by Shining Light on the Skin

To minimize that pain and inconvenience, researchers at MIT's Spectroscopy Laboratory have developed a noninvasive way to measure blood glucose levels using light.

Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes Have Diminished Cognitive Performance and Brain Abnormalities

A study has found that obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes have diminished cognitive performance and subtle abnormalities in the brain as detected by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Popular Diabetes Drugs Associated with Fractures in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Postmenopausal women with diabetes taking thiazolidinediones (TZDS), including rosiglitazone and pioglitazone, may be at increased risk for fractures according to a new study.

Millions of Americans in Early Stages of Kidney Disease Need Stroke Monitoring

Millions of Americans in the early stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at an increased risk of having atrial fibrillation (AF).

Ikaria Recalls INOMAX DS Drug-Delivery System

INOMAX DS drug-delivery systems in the United States are being voluntarily recalled due to the potential failure of a pressure switch which may have an impact on the administration of INOMAX.

Molecular Link Between Diabetes and Schizophrenia Connects Food and Mood

Defects in insulin function - which occur in diabetes and obesity - could directly contribute to psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia.

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