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Study: Common Diabetes Drug May Treat Ovarian Cancer

Diabetics with ovarian cancer who took the drug metformin for their diabetes had a better survival rate than patients who did not take the drug, a Mayo Clinic study shows.

Study: Pancreatitis Risk Doubles for People Taking New Class of Diabetes Drugs

Patients who take the newest class of diabetes drugs to control blood sugar levels are twice as likely as those on other forms of sugar-control medication to be hospitalized with pancreatitis, according to Johns Hopkins researchers.

Study: Permanent Stress May Cause Type 2 Diabetes in Men

Men who reported permanent stress have a significantly higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than men who reported no stress according to a recently published study.

Development of Diabetic Nerve Pain May Be Slowed by Exercise

Neuropathic pain is a common and difficult-to-treat type of pain related to nerve damage-most commonly caused by diabetes. Affecting about half of patients with diabetes, diabetic neuropathy causes symptoms such as numbness, tingling, or pain in the arms and legs.

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