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Diabetes-Related Death from Cardiovascular Disease Predicted by Heart Calcium Scan

The best way for doctors to predict which diabetes patients are at the greatest risk for heart disease is to use a coronary artery calcium (CAC) test in addition to the most commonly used assessment tool.

Partial Remission from Diabetes Linked to Intensive Weight-Loss Intervention

Participation in an intensive lifestyle intervention was associated with a greater likelihood of partial remission of type 2 diabetes.

Topical Simvastatin Accelerates Diabetic Wound Healing

Delayed wound healing is a major complication of diabetes because the physiological changes in tissues and cells impair the wound healing process. A new study has found that topically applied simvastatin accelerates wound healing...

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