Discovery Could Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy, Blindness

Diabetic Retinopathy Breakthrough Could Prevent Blindess

Scientists have round a therapeutic target for diabetes-related blindness that could prevent one of the most common and debilitating side effects of diabetes – diabetic retinopathy.

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

Liraglutide - Lowers Risk of Diabetes

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.

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Study: Size Matters When Controlling Blood Sugar

Photo of Cells - Diabetes

Yale study details changes that could be a key to maintaining safe blood sugar level range, which would result in fewer complications for diabetics.

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

Fasting-like Diet Reverses T1 and T2 Diabetes in 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 new USC-led study shows.

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

Photo of Woman with Baby: Breasfeeding Lowers Risk of 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, and high cholesterol, but success depends on the duration of nursing.

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Body Shape Tied to Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease Risk

Image of Body Shapes. Diabetes Risk Tied to Body Shape

Study details the relationship between certain body shapes and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other health issues.

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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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