Air Pollution Raises Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Latino Children

Pollution from Power Plants - Increase Diabetes Risk

High levels of pollution may make insulin-creating cells become less efficient, increasing the risk for type 2 diabetes, USC researchers say.

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Better Fix for Chronic Wounds Uses Minimally-Invasive Skin Graft

Photo of Jeffrey Litt, D.O., assistant professor of surgery at the MU School of Medicine

A team at MU Health Care used a recently developed, minimally-invasive autograft harvesting system to care for patients with various types of chronic wounds.

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New Diabetic Neuropathy Guidelines for Physicians Released

Doctor holding tablet pc - New Diabetic Neuropathy Guidelines for Doctors

New guidelines from Michigan Medicine researchers and the American Diabetes Association equip physicians with better information on how to treat Diabetic Neuropathy.

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Peripheral Nerve Damage Discovery: New Hope for Diabetics

Photo - Testing for Peripherial Nerve Damage

New discovery could lead to effective repair therapies for those suffering peripheral nerve damage and offers hope to millions of people with diabetes.

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Diabetics May Have Hidden Pancreatic Cancer

Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer

Doctors and patients should be aware of early warning signs for pancreatic cancer in people with diabetes, which has links to diabetes medications.

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Cure for Diabetes Would Lower Deaths by 12-Percent

Diabetes Cure Would Cut Deaths by 12-Percent

Diabetes accounts for more US deaths than previously thought but researchers estimate that a cure for diabetes would cut overall deaths by 12-percent.

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New Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetes

Photo of Push Ups- Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetics

A new set of guidelines developed by an international team of researchers will help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar.

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Common Insecticide Increases Diabetes Risk, Tricks Melatonin Receptor

Common Insecticide Increases Diabetes Risk, Mimics Melatonin

UB scientists have evidence that exposure to one of the most commonly used insecticides creates a higher risk for metabolic diseases like diabetes.

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Painless Smart Patch for Diabetes Control, Insulin Delivery

Photo of How Smart Patch for Diabetes Works

New details have been released by the scientists who are developing the painless “smart” patch that monitors blood sugar levels and releases insulin when needed.

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For Chinese Adults, Diabetes Takes 9 Years Off Life

Photo of Chinese People - Shorter Lifespan for Chinese Diabetics

A recent JAMA study has found that Chinese adults with diabetes lose an average of 9 years off of their life span when compared to adults that do not have diabetes.

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