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Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

A new study details amazing improvements in the medical care and health of low-income American adults as a result of the health coverage expansions from the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare or the ACA.

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Research Team Discovers Diabetes Cure Without Side Effects

Bruno Doiron and Ralph DeFronzo - Cure for Diabetes

An exciting discovery has led to a new technique that has cured diabetes for one year without side effects by increasing the types of cells in the pancreas that make insulin for both type 1 and type 2 diabetics.

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Surprising Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

Brain Scan -- What is the Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

New research further illuminates the surprising relationship between blood sugar levels and brain tumors and could begin to shed light on how certain cancers develop in people living with diabetes.

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New Insulin-Producing Cell a Big Discovery for Diabetes

Insulin-producing cell in the islets

Researchers have discovered a possible new route to regenerating the insulin-producing function lost in diabetes – a finding that could lead to a cure for diabetes.

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Type 2 Diabetes Reversed in Trial Using New Medical Treatment

Photo of Couple with Doctor - Study: Type 2 Diabetes Reversed in Trial

Details published by the Endocrine Society outline a medical treatment that successfully induced remission of type 2 diabetes in clinical trial participants.

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

Ambulance EMT Unit - Single Low Blood Sugar Emergency Increases Risk of Death and Heart Disease

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 study died. This is significant because each year, 1-2-percent of diabetics have a hypoglycemic event that leads to a hospital visit.

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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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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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Recovering Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetics May Be Possible

Researchers Testing Beta Cells

A new discovery may lead to the recovery of insulin-producing beta cells in people with type 1 diabetes.

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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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