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Nationwide Brilanta Recall by Astrazeneca Due to Acute Renal Failure Risk

BRILINTA Recall

Astrazeneca is recalling limited lots of of BRILINTA because bottles contain the wrong medication, which can lead to advere renal effects.

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New Way to Spot Adolescent Obesity Better Than BMI

New Childhood Obesity Calculation

The body mass index calculations that physicians have been relying on for decades may not be accurate for assessing body fat in adolescents between the ages of 8 and 17. But a new, better method has been found.

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Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

A new study details amazing improvements in the medical care and health of low-income American adults as a result of the health coverage expansions from the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare or the ACA.

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Cooler Climate May Raise Gestational Diabetes Risk

Walking in the Snow - Cold Weather Increases Gestational Diabetes Risk

Results from a recent study show a link between outdoor temperature and an increased risk of gestational diabetes, and the way people produce fat may have something to do with it.

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Research Team Discovers Diabetes Cure Without Side Effects

Bruno Doiron and Ralph DeFronzo - Cure for Diabetes

An exciting discovery has led to a new technique that has cured diabetes for one year without side effects by increasing the types of cells in the pancreas that make insulin for both type 1 and type 2 diabetics.

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Surprising Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

Brain Scan -- What is the Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

New research further illuminates the surprising relationship between blood sugar levels and brain tumors and could begin to shed light on how certain cancers develop in people living with diabetes.

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Childhood Body Mass Index Quadruples Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Childhood Obesity Quadruples Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds link between childhood body mass index and metabolic health, showing a dramatic increase in risk of type 2 diabetes for kids with a high enough BMI.

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Higher Diabetes Rate for Non-Obese Filipino Americans

Filipino Americans with diabetes

A recent study finds that non-obese older Filipino-Americans have much higher prevalence of diabetes than non-Hispanic whites.

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More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Children with Diabetes - More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

Rates of newly diagnosed cases of type 1 and 2 diabetes is on the rise among children and teens, with the fastest rise seen among racial and ethnic minority groups.

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Aldi’s Season’s Choice Frozen Sweet Peas Recalled

Aldi Frozen Sweet Peas recall

If you are an Aldi’s shopper, then you might want to check your freezer to see if you are affected by a recall of frozen peas due to the risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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