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Diabetes Preventing Drug for Pre-Diabetics Rarely Being Used

Few doctors are prescribing a low-cost drug that has been proven effective in preventing the onset of diabetes, according to a UCLA study.The study,...
protein that helps also hurts wound healing

Protein That Normally Aids Tissue Repair Inhibits Healing When Sugar Levels are High Instead

New study finds that a protein that normally fosters tissue repair instead acts to inhibit healing when sugar levels are high. The role reversal...
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Common Diabetes Drug Found in Freshwater Causing Male Fish to Produce Eggs

A commonly taken medicine for Type 2 diabetes being found in freshwater systems worldwide has been shown to cause intersex in fish - male...
Diabetic Cream to Heal Wounds and Ulcers

Nanotech Ointment Speeds Healing of Diabetic Wounds and Ulcers

Researchers have found that a new high-tech, but simple, ointment applied to the skin may help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers on...
Best treatments for diabetic wound care

Researchers Identify Most Effective and Cost-Effective Wound Treatments

Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital identify which of the hundreds of available treatments are most likely to be effective and which are most likely...
type 1 teens not being diagnosed

Serious Diabetes Complications Increasing Among American Youth

A potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, has increased by 55 percent in youths diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.The incidence of a...
mucinex-recall

Mucinex Recall: Several Cold Medicine Products Have Incorrect Ingredient Labels

The makers of Mucinex have issued a recall of liquid bottles of Mucinex Fast-Max Night Time Cold & Flu; Mucinex Fast-Max Cold & Sinus;...
Tim Byers, M.D., M.P.H. Colorado University Cancer Center associate director for cancer prevention and control.

Research Shows Link Between Diabetes, Heart Disease and Cancer

There are a number of risk factors shared between diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and several different types of cancer.In a major symposium at the...
Endovascular Therapy for Ischemic Stroke

New Stroke Treatment Increases Positive Outcomes as Much as 60-percent

A procedure called endovascular therapy (ET) for ischemic stroke is the best treatment option for many patients by reducing the incidents of disability.A research...
virtual reality tool to test balance

Virtual Reality a New Tool for Evaluating Balance in Glaucoma Patients

People living with diabetes are nearly twice as likely to get glaucoma. Falls are a leading cause of injury and death, and the risk...
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Treating Sleep Apnea or Heavy Snoring May Delay Alzheimer’s and Memory Decline

People with sleep breathing problems were diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) an average of nearly 10 years earlier than people who did not...
Iced Coffee with Sugar, Stress, Cortisol, Obesity

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Supress Cortisol and Stress Response, Can Become Habit-Forming

Researchers warn that chronic stress could prompt habit-forming sugar overconsumption because sugar-sweetened drinks can suppress the hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain.According...
Gain weight watching Food TV

Study: Watching Cooking Shows a Recipe for Gaining Weight

If you're a fan of food television, it's fine to be entertained by the programming, but if you take recipes for the rich meals...
Fatty foods and affect on metabolism

Just 5-days of Fatty Foods Changes Body Metabolism, Leads to Weight Gain

You might think that you can get away with eating fatty foods for a few days without it making any significant changes to your...
Perceptions about risks for diabetes

Diabetes Perceptions Vary According to Risk Factors

Compared to those who had a first-degree relative with diabetes, those who did not were less concerned that they might have diabetes, reported a...
Type 2 diabetes, dimentia and depression

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Increased Dementia Risk, Depression Makes it Even Worse

Depression and type 2 diabetes mellitus were each associated with an increased risk for dementia and that risk was even greater among individuals diagnosed...

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