Monthly Archives: February 2013
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.
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.
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.
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.