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Walnuts Lower Cholesterol

Walnuts Improve Cholesterol Levels, Insulin-Resistant Women Helped Most

Researchers report that a meal plan rich in walnuts, which are high in polyunsaturated fats, has a significant impact on lipid levels for women,...
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Key Contributor to Diabetic Peripheral Nerve Disease Found

New findings suggest a key contributor to the problem of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which occurs in about one-half of all patients with diabetes.Emerging...
Coughing Liquid Recall

Nationwide Recall: Morphine Detected in Cough Syrup

People using this cough syrup will be ingesting morphine, which can lead to life-threatening respiratory depression and death.Pomona, CA, Master Herbs, Inc. is voluntarily...

Encapsulated Cells Offer Possible Cure for Diabetes

No more insulin injections? In a new study, encapsulated pancreatic cells immediately began producing insulin in response to blood sugar levels - without being...

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Paving Way for Artificial Pancreas

The artificial pancreas is moving closer to becoming a reality for adults and children with diabetes, thanks in no small part to the use...

Amazing: Broken UV Light Leads To Huge Heart Discovery

For a team of Vanderbilt investigators trying to generate heart muscle cells from stem cells, a piece of broken equipment turned out to be...

Cause for Higher Fracture Risk in Diabetics Identified

A study using high resolution imaging to create a "virtual bone biopsy" has shed new light on why people with type 2 diabetes are...

Discovery May Lead to Diabetic Vascular Disease Prevention, Treatment

Researchers report that a molecule called pre-kallikrein could be a target for preventing and treating whole-body diabetic vascular disease.In an article published in the...
Pancreatic Cancer

Diabetes Drug Metformin Inhibits Progression of Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital may have uncovered a novel mechanism behind the ability of the diabetes drug metformin to inhibit the progression of...

Study Finds Hidden Risk Factors for Cornea Condition

A large new study, published in the journal Ophthalmology, reveals previously unknown risk factors associated with keratoconus, an eye condition that causes serious progressive...

Potatoes Linked to Risk of Gestational Diabetes

According to a new study published by BMJ, the more potatoes eaten prior to pregnancy, the greater the risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus...

Life-Extending Hormone May Boost Immune Function in Diabetics

New Yale study finds that a life-extending hormone, named FGF21, could have future implications for improving immune function in the elderly, for obesity, and for...

Antidiabetic Drugs Affect Intestinal Bacteria

Intestinal bacteria change their composition and function when diabetic patients are treated with the certain andidiabetic drugs, such as Metformin.Most of the around 100...
Pre-diabetes test

Combining Tests Leads to Better Pre-Diabetes Detection

Researchers at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University have found that a two tests are better than one when it comes...

Skin Cells Converted Into Insulin-Producing Pancreatic Cells

Scientists have converted human skin cells into fully-functional pancreatic cells, which prevented the onset of diabetes in test models.Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and...
Boris Kovatchev

Artificial Pancreas to Undergo Final Tests, Could Lead to FDA Approval

University of Virginia project turns a smartphone into an artificial pancreas, could transform lives of people with type-1 diabetes and replace need for testing...

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