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Study: Routine Imaging Screening of Diabetic Patients for Heart Disease Not Effective

According to a major new study, routine heart imaging screenings for people with diabetes at high risk to experience a cardiac event, but who have no symptoms of heart disease, does not help them avoid heart attacks, hospitalization for unstable angina or cardiac death.

Higher Risk of Developing Atherosclerosis Among Diabetic Men with Low Testosterone

Men who have low testosterone and Type 2 diabetes face a greater risk of developing atherosclerosis - a condition where plaque builds up in the arteries - than men who have diabetes and normal testosterone levels.

Study: Sunshine May Slow Weight Gain and Onset of Diabetes

Exposure to moderate amounts of sunshine may slow the development of obesity and diabetes, a study suggests.

New Skin Patch Drug Shows Promise in Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Preventing Amputations

A research team has developed a drug delivered through a skin patch that not only helps foot wounds heal better, but also prevents those wounds from recurring

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