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New Procedure Offers Improved Outcomes for Type 1 Diabetic Patients

The latest approach to islet transplantation has produced substantially improved results for patients with type 1 diabetes, and may offer a more durable alternative to a whole pancreas transplant.

Study: 30-Percent Lower Risk of Death for Diabetics with Bypass Surgery vs. Stent

According to a new study, people with diabetes have a 30-percent less chance of dying if they undergo coronary artery bypass surgery rather than opening the artery through angioplasty and inserting a stent.

Study: Arginine Works as Well as Several Drugs for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers have found that the amino acid arginine - found in a wide variety of foods such as salmon, eggs and nuts - greatly improves the body's ability to metabolise glucose.

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