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iPhone for Diabetes Apps for Self Managing Diabetes

Apps Could be the Answer to Self-Managing Diabetes

Smart phone apps could offer patients with type 2 diabetes a highly effective method of self-managing their condition, concludes a study by Cardiff University.A...
Composite diagram illustrating the microfluidic device used in the study,

Glucose Pulse Restores Normal Insulin Rhythm in Pancreas Cells

In a recent study, pulses of the sugar glucose restoreed normal insulin release in pancreas cells, which could shed light on loss of insulin...
Scientists Using Worms to Prevent Diabetes Complications like Neuropathy

Using Worms to Prevent Diabetes Complications like Neuropathy

Researchers have found a sensor for the reactive molecules linked to diabetic complications using worms, which may provide new therapies for serious diabetes health...
High Blood Pressure and Pollution

Air Pollution Linked to Higher Blood Pressure

World's largest study finds that long-term exposure to air pollution is linked to higher blood pressure, and that traffic noise is also linked to...
Image of Fish OIl Capsules

Experts Say Cut Omega-6, Boost Omega-3 to Curb Obesity Rates

Experts are urging that we cut dietary omega 6 and boost omega 3 to curb soaring obesity rates, citing the the current ratio is...
Photo of Woman: Vitamin D, Lifespan and Diabetes

Vitamin D Extends Lifespan, Helps Type 2 Diabetics – But Dosage Matters

Research shows the popular supplement, vitamin D, engages longevity genes to increase lifespan and prevent the accumulation of toxic proteins linked to many age-related...
McDonalds Food Label on French Fries

Do Fast Food Calorie Labels Help? Study has the Answer.

Researchers from New York University shows whether fast-food menu calorie counts help consumers make healthy choices  - or not - in a new study...
Physical Activity and Diabetes

Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes, Type and Timing Matters

New data about both the amount and timing of physical activity in reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, as well as how...
Diabetes and Cardiac Function

Impact of Insulin Resistance on Cardiac Function

First study to assess the impact of diabetes mellitus on cardiac geometry and to report the association between insulin resistance and cardiac structure and...
Health Challenge

Challenge: Atlanta Physicians Prescribe Food as Medicine

A group of Atlanta physicians are challenging patients and residents to a health challenge based on a plant-based diet which can boost metabolism, lower...
Diabetic Foot Care in Australia

Better Diabetic Footcare in Australia Can Save Billions

Australia could save billions of dollars in healthcare costs by investing in proven treatments for people with diabetic foot disease, according to QUT research.A...
Man Walking After Meal - Helps Manage Diabetes

Help Manage Diabetes: Take a Short Walk After Meals

New research from New Zealand's University of Otago suggests that people managing type 2 diabetes should walk after meals to gain the greatest blood...
Happy Boy - New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

Exciting new approach to treating type 1 diabetes limits damage caused by the immune system and could end the need for regular insulin injections.Researchers...
Test Sugar Levels with Sweat

Wearable, Pain-Free Glucose Test Uses Sweat, Not Blood

Researchers have designed a wearable, flexible biosensor that can reliably detect and quantify glucose from very small amounts of human sweat for people with...
Better Diabetic Wound Healing

Potential Treatment for Better Diabetic Wound Healing Found

Findings from a recent study of wound healing in people living with diabetes may lead to the development of new treatment methods and better...
Cheese Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

Cheese Recalled in 5 States Due to Listeria Monocytogenes

Shredded cheese products have been recalled in 5 states due to Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause more serious health problems for people...

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