Monthly Archives: February 2003
A major new study will test the best approaches to lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke in adults with type 2 diabetes.
The majority of patients who take baby or coated aspirin to prevent strokes are not getting the blood-thinning results they may need to help avoid these health threats.
Opposition to any weight loss approach that fails to take into account overall health considerations.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended that adults with high blood pressure or high cholesterol be screened for Type 2 diabetes.
Researchers have shown that a drug can simultaneously block three of the major biochemical pathways responsible for the blood-vessel damage that causes serious diabetic complications.
A new optics technology may allow doctors to focus in on earlier diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as diabetes and glaucoma.
Lowering blood pressure can reduce heart attacks and other cardiovascular events in people with diabetes who also have clogged leg arteries.
If you think food manufacturers are skimping on portion sizes, think again.
Elderly men and women with normal body weight still may be at risk for developing type 2 diabetes if they have large amounts of muscle fat or visceral abdominal fat.
Minorities with diabetes are less likely to be vaccinated for the flu and pneumonia than whites are - even when they have equal healthcare access, insurance and socioeconomic status.
Research into the insulin-producing beta cell of the pancreas may offer a key into the development of diabetes mellitus.
Obesity cannot be easily explained as simply a breakdown in willpower.
Study could lead to new therapies for heart disease.
Diabetes funding is in jeopardy. We urge all of our readers to take a minute to make their collective voices heard.
Adding antioxidants to therapy improves drug's ability to reduce blood sugar.
Supplementing the diet with a certain fatty acid may lead to better weight control and disease management in diabetics.
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