Hearing Loss Tied to Iron Deficiency

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Newly published JAMA study finds that an association exists between iron deficiency in adults and hearing loss.

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Fenofibrate May Cut Heart Disease Risk in T2 Diabetics

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A new study shows that the drug fenofibrate might reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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New Drug May Prevent Artery Disease in Diabetics and High-Risk Patients

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University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers have found a pharmaceutical approach to prevent vascular disease in high-risk people, such as those living with Type 2 Diabetes, by preventing blocked arteries.

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Memory Impairment and Type 2 Diabetes: Exercise Helps

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Researchers have found that moderate exercise may improve hippocampal memory dysfunction caused by type 2 diabetes and that enhanced transport of lactate to neurons may be the underlying mechanism.

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Using DXA to Predict Fracture Risk in Diabetics

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A systematic review looks at which DXA-based measurements can be used to help identify diabetic patients at increased risk of fracture, which is one of the complications of type 2 diabetes.

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Less Sleep Leads to Drinking Sugary, Caffeinated Drinks

Photo of Sweetened, Caffeinated Soda : Lack of Sleep Leads to Drinking Sugar Sweetened Drinks with Caffeine

A recent study links shorter sleep with an increase in sugar-sweetened, caffeinated drink consumption — and while the reason seems obvious, the study shows just how much sleep people need to reduce that behavior and sugar intake.

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Fermentable Carbohydrate May Protect Against Obesity

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Researchers tested a high-fat diet that contained fermentable carbohydrate and found that it protected against obesity, but relied on a speficif receptor.

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Seniors Over-Prescribed High Risk Meds, Causing Injuries

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Recent study finds that high risk medications are often prescribed at higher than recommended daily doses for seniors, resulting in more injuries from falls.

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Study: Easy Solution to Higher Brain Function, Delay of Dementia

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A research team at York University has found that a few simple habits can lead to better cognitive functioning for younger and older adults, and may delay the onset of dementia.

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3 Factors Speed Up the Need for Dialysis in Type 2 Diabetics

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Researchers have found 3 risk factors that determine whether a person with type 2 diabetes will need dialysis decades earlier than others.

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