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Patient Attitude About Diabetic Foot Ulcers Impacts Survival

Researchers expanded on previous research which linked depression to poorer clinical outcomes for diabetic ulcer patients.New research by health psychologists has shown that the...

Vitamin D Deficiency Found in Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

A high number of type 1 diabetic children that were previously considered at no or low risk of having low levels of vitamin D...

Potential Diabetes Treatment for Some Diabetes Patients

Findings point to a novel way to treat diabetes - but only in some patients. They also challenge the benefits of the strategy in...

Sleep Apnea Linked to Kidney Problems in Type 2 Diabetics

Researchers have identified a link between sleep apnea in people with type 2 diabetes and impaired kidney function and diabetic nephropathy. Examining the poorly understood...

Frozen Vegetables Recalled in 16 States and Canada

15 frozen vegetable items sold in 16 states and Canada may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and are being recalled.CRF Frozen Foods of...
Metformin Cuts Risk of Heart DIsease Death

Study Finds Best Diabetes Drug for Lowering Heart Disease Death Risk

The most commonly prescribed stand-alone drug for type 2 diabetes reduces the relative risk of dying from heart disease as much as 40-percent more...
Nationwide Recall of Sterile Compounded Products by Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals

Nationwide Recall of Sterile Compounded Products by Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals

Due to concern over a lack of sterility assurance and quality issues which may result in serious and potentially life-threatening infections or death when...
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and Januvia

Disappointing Data for Diabetes Drug and Liver Disease

Promising initial results regarding sitagliptin, which is currently used to treat diabetes under the brand name Januvia, and it's positive effect on liver disease...

More Blood Vessels May Alleviate Type 2 Diabetes

Study shows that a combination treatment that increases the density of blood vessels in adipose tissue prevented or even reversed the progression towards type...
Liver Disease Risk Greater for Type 2 Diabetics

Study: Type 2 Diabetes Increases Liver Disease Risk

New research shows that certain people with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of serious liver disease.People with type 2 diabetes are at...
Dexcom G5 Mobile Receiver

Dexcom Press Release to Supplement Previous Recall Notification

Dexcom supplemented its previous customer notification to remind its patients to periodically test the audible alarms and alerts on certain receivers manufactured by Dexcom...
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Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Wound Healing, New Findings in Study

Wayne State study provides new understanding of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and wound healing in the treatment of corneal and skin diabetic ulcers.A research team...
Turning Fat into Beta Cells to Treat Diabetes

Insulin Secreting Beta Cells Created – from Love Handles

Can you really turn love handles into beta cells? Yes, according to researchers who have reprogrammed stem cells taken from fatty tissue to make...
Baby Size and Gestational Diabetes, Obesity

Gestational Diabetes Screening Too Late to Prevent Excessive Fetal Growth

According to a recent study, maternal obesity and diabetes in pregnancy result in early overgrowth of the baby in the womb, which affects the...
Dexcom G4 Platinum Receiver

Dexcom Recalls Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Receivers

Dexcom Inc. is recalling it's G4 Platinum and G5 Mobile continuous glucose monitoring system receivers due to an alarm failure. Use of these products...
New Treatment for Phantom Limb Pain

Phantom Limb Pain Frozen by Minimally Invasive Treatment

A recent study shows that interventional radiologists can use an innovative technique to relieve the pain that plagues millions of amputees, many of which...

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