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Diamond Brand Recall

Nationwide Nut Recall by Diamond, Snyder’s-Lance

Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of Diamond of California® Macadamia Nuts, distributed in retail stores nationwide, due to possible Salmonella contamination.Salmonella is...
Sugar Levels and Diabetes Complications

Lower HbA1c May Not Prevent Diabetes Complications

According to Mayo Clinic researchers, the HbA1c level targeted by physicians may not actually lower the risk of kidney, vision and neuropathy complications for...
Fresh Vegetables Recalled

Recall: Fresh Cut Vegetables Due to Listeria in 9 States

Country Fresh, LLC. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 30,000 cases of various fresh-cut vegetable products (product descriptions attached), because they have the potential to...
Blood Pressure Target for Diabetic

Blood Pressure Target for Diabetics Challenged

New change in the target blood pressure for diabetics by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare may lead to more patients suffering...
Type 2 Diabetes Drug for Type 1 Diabetes Heart Health

Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Slow Heart Disease for Type 1 Diabetics

For the first time ever, researchers studied the use of a common type 2 diabetes drug on type 1 diabetes patients and found it...
Scallop Recall Hepatitis A

Recall: Scallops Linked to Outbreak of Hepatitis A

The FDA reports that 206 people have been confirmed to have become ill with hepatitis A linked to scallops supplied by Sea Port Products...
Diabetes Insulin Pill

Insulin Pill Can Deliver Painless Diabetes Treatment

Using patented Cholestosomes developed in the McCourt/Mielnicki lab, researchers have successfully encapsulated insulin, which means insulin shots could be replaced with a pill.Every day,...
Sage Products Recalled Due to Contamination

Worldwide Recall: Topical Skin Products Contaminated

Sage Products issued a worldwide recall of several types of topical skin products due to potential, life-threatening microbial contamination with the bacteria, Burkholderia cepacia....
Citrus Fruit Prevents Diabetes, Heart Disease, Liver Disease

Citrus Fruits May Help Prevent Obesity-Related Diabetes, Heart and Liver Disease

Being obese increases the risk of developing heart disease, liver disease and diabetes, but researchers report that citrus fruit may help prevent the effect...
Health Benefits of Playing Pokemon Go!

Stealth Exergaming: Studying Health Benefits of Pokémon Go

A Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine called on researchers to conduct well-designed studies of active video games, like Pokemon Go, to...
Personal Diet Plan vs. One Size Fits All

Personalized Nutrition Beats “One Size Fits All” Approach in Dieting

A new study has found that a personalized, or individualized, approach to dieting is more effective than the one-size-fits-all approach many people are encouraged...
Frozen Cut Corn Recalled

Frozen Corn Recalled in 15 States Due to Listeria Monocytogenes

Frozen cut corn has been recalled in 15 states due to the risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination, which can be more serious in people...
Diabetes Drug May Also Offer Vascular Protection

Study: Diabetes Drug May Also Offer Vascular Protection

A University of Missouri study suggests a type 2 diabetes medication provided arterial protection and may prevent aortic stiffening and cardiovascular risks.Obesity and Type...
China Faces Epidemic of Heart Disease and Stroke

China Faces Epidemic of Heart Disease and Stroke

Cardiovascular problems propelled by increases in high blood pressure and obesity are hitting the Chinese population, according to a new study. Is Western...
Hospitalization Risks for Patients with Diabetes and Solid-Organ Malignancy

Hospitalization Risks for Patients with Diabetes and Solid-Organ Malignancy

Study determines that diabetes, coexisting with solid-organ malignancies, is associated with risk of hospitalization and multiple hospitalizations.Future Science Group (FSG) announced the publication...
Why Most Obese People Develop Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

Study: Why Most Obese People Develop Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

Findings from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), which appear in eLife, provide a possible explanation as to why most people who are obese...

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