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Chinese Diabetes Epidemic Statistics

Diabetes and Prediabetes Prevalence Soaring in China

Details of a large survey of Chinese adults, published by JAMA, shows that the estimated overall prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes is soaring and that China now has the world's largest diabetes epidemic.
Photo of Push Ups- Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetics

New Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetes

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

Higher Diabetes Rate for Non-Obese Filipino Americans

A recent study finds that non-obese older Filipino-Americans have much higher prevalence of diabetes than non-Hispanic whites.A new study has found that non-obese Filipino...
Photo of Platypus - Venom for Type 2 Diabetes

Platypus, Echidna Venom Spurs Type 2 Diabetes Discovery

An exciting discovery could help millions of people with type 2 diabetes regulate their blood sugar levels - and it involves platypus and echidna...
Walking in the Snow - Cold Weather Increases Gestational Diabetes Risk

Cooler Climate May Raise 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...
New Blood Thinner Better than Aspirin for Blood Clots

Blood Thinner Rivaroxaban Beats Aspirin for Clots and Thromboembolism

A McMaster University study discovered that the blood thinner rivaroxaban is better at preventing future blood clots than aspirin, and just as safe.An international...

Vision Loss Due to Diabetes Rising Globally

Blindness and visual impairment due to diabetes is rising significantly around the world, but people from certain regions are experiencing more vision loss than...
China Faces Epidemic of Heart Disease and Stroke

China Faces Epidemic of Heart Disease and Stroke

Cardiovascular problems propelled by increases in high blood pressure and obesity are hitting the Chinese population, according to a new study. Is Western...
Marine Cone Snail for Diabetes Treatment

Study: Snail Venom May Help Treat Diabetes

Researchers have found that venom extracted from a species of snail could be used for diabetes management.New research has found that venom extracted from...
New Sweeteners

Cheaper and More Sustainable Sweeteners Created

Researchers in Spain and Switzerland have designed a process to produce new sweeteners in a cheaper and more selective way.Polyalcohols are widely used in...
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...
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...
Photo of Chinese People - Shorter Lifespan for Chinese Diabetics

For Chinese Adults, Diabetes Takes 9 Years Off Life

A recent JAMA study has found that Chinese adults with diabetes lose an average of 9 years off of their life span when compared...

Australian Study: Possible Type 2 Diabetes Cure

An Australian study yields research that could lead to a cure for Type 2 Diabetes. Watch this exciting newscast to find out more.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vw9GiX_sjY0
Diabetes Improved by Texting in India

Texting Improves Diabetes Prevention in India

A study involving 1 million people has found that using mobile phones and text messages to change diabetes risk behaviors leads to positive results.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,...

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