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Genetic Therapy May Reduce Heart Attack Risk from Diabetes

Diabetes damages small coronary blood vessels and thus increases the risk of heart attacks but, according to a new study, a new genetic...
Eye Exam - Prevent Vision Loss in Diabetic Patients

New Way to Prevent Vision Loss and Diabetic Retinopathy Found

A study suggests a new way to prevent vision loss and diabetic retinopathy with minimal side effects - a discovery which could affect as...
Photo of Couple with Doctor - Study: Type 2 Diabetes Reversed in Trial

Type 2 Diabetes Reversed in Trial Using New Medical Treatment

Details published by the Endocrine Society outline a medical treatment that successfully induced remission of type 2 diabetes in clinical trial participants.Type 2 diabetes...
Ambulance EMT Unit - Single Low Blood Sugar Emergency Increases Risk of Death and Heart Disease

Single Hypoglycemic Emergency Raises Risk of Death within 3 years for Diabetics, Says Study

Alarming study showed that within three years of a dangerously low blood sugar episode requiring an emergency department visit, one-third of those in the...
Diabetic Retinopathy Breakthrough Could Prevent Blindess

Discovery Could Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy, Blindness

Scientists have round a therapeutic target for diabetes-related blindness that could prevent one of the most common and debilitating side effects of diabetes -...
Liraglutide - Lowers Risk of Diabetes

Repurposed Drug Cuts Type 2 Diabetes Risk by 80-Percent in Pre-diabetics

A recently published study details how a commonly prescribed diabetes drug lowered the risk of developing diabetes in at-risk people and those with pre-diabetes.The...
Photo of Cells - Diabetes

Study: Size Matters When Controlling Blood Sugar

Yale study details changes that could be a key to maintaining safe blood sugar level range, which would result in fewer complications for diabetics.In...
Fasting-like Diet Reverses T1 and T2 Diabetes in Study

Periodic Fasting Diet May Reverse Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, Says USC-led study

A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes for type 1 and type 2 diabetes by reprogramming cells, a...
Photo of Woman with Baby: Breasfeeding Lowers Risk of Diabetes

Breastfeeding Reduces a Woman’s Risk of Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes

A recent study has shown that women who breastfeed have a lower risk of metabolic syndrome, including conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes,...
Image of Body Shapes. Diabetes Risk Tied to Body Shape

Body Shape Tied to Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease Risk

Study details the relationship between certain body shapes and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other health issues.A study from...
Pollution from Power Plants - Increase Diabetes Risk

Air Pollution Raises Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Latino Children

High levels of pollution may make insulin-creating cells become less efficient, increasing the risk for type 2 diabetes, USC researchers say.Latino children who live...
Photo of Jeffrey Litt, D.O., assistant professor of surgery at the MU School of Medicine

Better Fix for Chronic Wounds Uses Minimally-Invasive Skin Graft

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.Data...
Doctor holding tablet pc - New Diabetic Neuropathy Guidelines for Doctors

New Diabetic Neuropathy Guidelines for Physicians Released

New guidelines from Michigan Medicine researchers and the American Diabetes Association equip physicians with better information on how to treat Diabetic Neuropathy.An estimated 60...
Photo - Testing for Peripherial Nerve Damage

Peripheral Nerve Damage Discovery: New Hope for Diabetics

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

Diabetics May Have Hidden 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.Patients and...
Diabetes Cure Would Cut Deaths by 12-Percent

Cure for Diabetes Would Lower 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.Diabetes accounts...

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