Monthly Archives: March 2008
Adults with hypertension may be able to lower their weight and their blood pressure by following a weight-loss diet or using the medication orlistat.
Testosterone deficiency, previously recognized as common in men with type 2 diabetes, is also common in men with type 1 diabetes according to a new study.
Medications that help control healthy insulin levels may lead to unexpected events at the dentist's office.
Researchers have discovered how diabetes, by driving inflammation and slowing blood flow, dramatically accelerates atherosclerosis, according to research.
Resveratrol in grape skins could stop diabetic complications such as heart disease, retinopathy and nephropathy, research finds.
Researchers have shown that insulin has a previously unknown effect that plays a role in aging and lifespan, a finding that could ultimately provide a mechanism for gene manipulations that could help people live longer and healthier lives.
While analyzing data from Saskatchewan health databases, researchers found people with a history of depression had a 30-percent increased risk of type 2 Diabetes.
Scientists have uncovered the therapeutic properties of bitter melon, a vegetable and traditional Chinese medicine, that make it a powerful treatment for Type 2 diabetes.
Weight-loss and major lifestyle changes may be more effective than intensive insulin therapy for overweight patients with poorly controlled, insulin-resistant type 2 diabetes, according to a diabetes researcher at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Hospitalizations of adult Hispanics for diabetes-related foot or leg amputations rose sharply between 2001 and 2004. The data are for Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.
With less than 30% of pregnancies planned nationally, many mothers unknowingly place themselves and their unborn child at risk of heart problems, physical anomalies, and premature labor due to diabetes.
Mathematicians have developed robust new tools for winnowing out the genes behind some of humanity's most intractable diseases, including type 2 diabetes.
Individuals who have one or two parents with hypertension appear to have a significantly increased risk of developing elevated blood pressure throughout their adult lives, according to a report.
Continually revved up insulin production slowly dulls the body's response to insulin. As a result, blood sugar levels start to creep up, setting the stage for diabetes-associated complications such as blindness, stroke and renal failure.
A new animal study finds that increased levels of a stress hormone produced by the adrenal gland disrupt the healthy functioning of the hippocampus, the region of the brain responsible for learning and short-term memory.
The paradoxical frog secretes a substance from its skin which protects it from infection. Researchers found that it stimulates the release of insulin, the vital hormone which is deficient in diabetes sufferers.
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