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Dolphin Diet May Provide the Answer for Preventing Diabetes

Amazing research with dolphins provides hope for prevention of diabetes in humans. Study showed that a modified diet higher in heptadecanoic acid reversed metabolic...

Sugary Drinks Associated with Increased Type 2 Diabetes

Sugar sweetened drinks may give rise to nearly 2 million diabetes cases over 10 years in the US and 80,000 in the UK. Regular...

Link Between Diabetes Drug Actos (Pioglitazone) and Bladder Cancer Risk Scrutinized

Researchers analyzed 200,000 patients to examine the suspected link between pioglitazone (Actos), which is used to treat diabetes, and an increased risk of bladder...

Beta Cell Function Preserved with Alefacept in New-onset Type 1 Diabetics

Study shows that people with new-onset type 1 diabetes who took two courses of alefacept soon after being diagnosed showed preserved beta cell function...

New Therapy to Treat Type 2 Diabetes Using Ceramidase Found

UT Southwestern researchers showed that introducing an enzyme called ceramidase returned insulin sensitivity to normal, paving the way for a possible therapy for type...

Discovered: Genetic Markers Linking Type 2 Diabetes Risk and Alzheimer’s

Certain patients with type 2 diabetes  may have specific genetic risk factors that put them at higher risk for developing Alzheimer's disease, according to...

Patiromer Prevents Life-Threatening Side Effects of Kidney Disease Treatment

Called a "Huge Deal" by George Bakris, MD, a one-year study showed that Patiromer returned blood potassium levels to normal and kept them under...

Skin and Wound Healing Accelerated by Ultrasound in Diabetics

Scientists were able to reduce healing time for skin ulcers and bedsores by a third, as well as reduce the chance of wound infection,...

Statins Raise Aggression in Women, Lower it in Men

Can statins be causing aggressive behavior in women - and does age make a difference in the level of aggression? See what a new...

Barber Foods Recalls Stuffed Chicken Products Due To Possible Salmonella

Add Barber Foods to the list of brands recalling frozen, raw stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella  Enteritidis. Approximately 1,707,494 pounds...

Massive Recall: Frozen, Raw, Stuffed & Breaded Chicken Products

Approximately 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken product that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. This recall involves almost 2-dozen brands,...

Replacements for Harmful Chemicals in Plastics are Just as Bad, Increasing Risk of Diabetes...

New study shows that two of the chemicals that are increasingly being used to make everything from plastic wrap and food containers to cosmetics...

Gestational Diabetes is Not Prevented by Diet and Exercise in Obese Women

A diet and exercise regime for high-risk obese pregnant women, while effective in promoting a healthy lifestyle, does not prevent gestational diabetes, finds a...

Travel Tips for People with Diabetes

Diabetes doesn't keep David Marrero from traveling. But he makes sure he plans ahead when he takes a trip. Learn about some of David's...

Researchers Discover Key Mechanism that Causes Neuropathic Pain

Scientists have identified a key mechanism in neuropathic pain. This discovery could benefit millions of people with chronic pain from trauma, diabetes, shingles, multiple...

Nick Jonas Slams Crossfit About Diabetes Tweet

Crossfit CEO Greg Glassman recently tweeted something that offended many people in the diabetes community, including Nick Jonas. Good Morning America picked up the...

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