Yearly Archives: 2003
People who take a commonly prescribed yet problematic drug called Coumadin to prevent stroke or blood clots may soon have a hassle-free alternative.
Warning: Patients Receiving Extraneal (icodextrin) for Peritoneal Dialysis Therapy May Have Falsely Elevated Blood...
Patients receiving EXTRANEAL (icodextrin) for peritoneal dialysis therapy may have falsely elevated blood glucose results when using certain blood glucose monitoring systems.
A study on blood-sugar levels in intensive care unit patients showed that hyperglycemia increased the patient's chance of death.
A study of gastric bypass surgery patients is being highlighted as an important warning for people considering the procedure.
A new study shows that obese adults who lost just 7 percent of their weight and did moderate-intensity physical exercise for six months improved their major blood vessel function by approximately 80 percent, regardless of whether or not they had type 2 diabetes.
Use of caloric sweeteners, including sugar, has grown markedly around the world over the past 40 years
Researchers found that GLP-1 lowered blood sugar and increased insulin production in patients with Type 2 diabetes
Cells from an unexpected source, the spleen, appear to develop into insulin-producing pancreatic islet cells in adult animals.
Researchers have found new evidence that buckwheat, a grain used in making pancakes and soba noodles, may be beneficial in the management of diabetes.
People with diabetes who agree with their physician's treatment goals and strategies were more likely to be successful at managing their condition.
Despite widespread attention to diet, calorie intake may not be a major factor in causing death by heart disease.
People with diabetes are two to four times more likely to develop cardiovascular disease due to a variety of risk factors.
A few safe and simple tests could identify and possibly prevent coronary heart disease in middle-aged women.
A study has identified the first molecular steps that can lead to adult diabetes.
New research shows that drinking a moderate amount of white wine on its own after a meal can cause levels of insulin to drop almost immediately.
The discovery of a gene believed to be connected to morbid obesity has international origins and began as an exploration into the causes of Type I diabetes.