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Less of a Stink in Diabetes Patients?

Levels of rotten egg gas shown to be lower in patients with diabetes and influence how blood vessels work.

People Who Sleep Less Than Six Hours Nightly Risk Developing Diabetes

To the many problems associated with lack of sleep -- moodiness, memory problems, difficulty concentrating -- add the risk of developing diabetes.

Women with Diabetes Before or During Pregnancy at Higher Risk of Depression

Low-income pregnant women and new mothers with diabetes have nearly twice the risk of experiencing depression during and after pregnancy than women without diabetes.

Study Shows Potential for Resolving Type 2 Diabetes with Bariatric Surgery

Research indicates that surgery to reduce obesity can eliminate manifestations of diabetes.

Pre-Diabetics Face Heightened Risk of Heart Disease

Older adults who have impaired glucose tolerance but who are not considered diabetic are at elevated risk for heart disease and may benefit from preventive therapies.

New Study of Human Pancreases Links Virus to Cause of Type 1 Diabetes

A team of researchers has found that a common family of viruses may play an important role in triggering the development of diabetes, particularly in children.

Steroid Treatment Shows No Long-Term Benefit For Diabetes-Related Eye Disease

The steroid triamcinolone does not appear to offer a long-term benefit in the treatment of diabetic macular edema, and patients who take the drug are likely to require cataract surgery.

Ophthalmologists Should Join with other Clinicians in Battle Against Diabetes

The prevalence of diabetes has doubled in the past decade, and the resulting increases in diabetes-related eye disease pose a new challenge to eye specialists.

Breath or Urine Analysis May Detect Diabetes and Other Diseases

A future sensor may take away a patient's breath while simultaneously determining whether the patient has breast cancer, lung cancer, diabetes or asthma.

Study Finds Link Between Atrial Fibrillation and an Increased Risk of Death in Diabetic...

Results from a large trial have shown that there is a strong link between diabetics who have an abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) and an increased risk of other heart-related problems and death.

Stem Cell Infusion and Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Improve Islet Function in Diabetes

A study to determine if patients with type 2 diabetes can benefit from a combination of autologous stem cell infusions and hyperbaric oxygen treatment has found significant benefits.

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