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Without TSP2 Protein - Heal Diabetic Wounds Faster

Breakthrough Could Lead to Faster Diabetic Wound Healing

New research uncovers the role of a particular protein that could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes.
The patch can be attached to the wrist to measure blood glucose without piercing the skin

Scientists Create Adhesive Patch for Bloodless Diabetes Testing

Scientists have created a non-invasive, adhesive patch, which measures glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test.
Childhood Obesity and Urban Design

Childhood Obesity Linked to How Walkable Your Neighborhood Is

Researchers studied how the design of a neighborhood affects childhood obesity, using factors such as sidewalks, bike routes and more. How does your neighborhood stack up?

Most Drugs Don’t Include Safe Dosing Info for Obese Children

When it comes to medications used by children, few approved drugs include safe dosing information for obese kids.
Omega 3 Better Than Serum Cholesterol to Determine Death Risk

Omega-3 Levels Better Predictor of Death Risk than Serum Cholesterol

The results of a person's omega 3 levels is a better predictor of death risk than the serum cholesterol tests routinely given to patients by their doctors. Have you had your omega 3 level tested?
ACP recommends less intensive blood sugar control for type 2 diabetes

A1C Goal for Type 2 Diabetics Changed by ACP, Treament Changes Possible

The recommended goal for A1C results for Type 2 Diabetics has been eased by the American College of Physicians (ACP) and it may affect current treatment options.
Game Changing Diabetic Eye Treatment Success Can Be Predicted

Discovery Predicts Who Responds Best to Game-Changing Diabetic Eye Disease Treatment

Researchers have found a biomarker that predicts which diabetic patients will respond best to a common diabetic complication.
Living too far from advanced cardiac care decreases your odds of survival

Odds of Surviving Drops When You Live Too Far from Advanced Cardiac Care

Distance from emergency care makes a difference when it comes to getting life-saving cardiac care according to a newly published study. How far is too far? This story takes a closer look.
Professor Olov Rolandsson

Nerve Damage in Type 2 Diabetes can be Detected in the Eye

A 10-minute eye exam can tell whether or not a person with type 2 diabetes has nerve damage, according to new information.
Yogurt for Diabetes - Eating yogurt may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Yogurt Lowers Stroke Risk, Helps with Diabetes and Hypertension

A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension details how higher yogurt intake is associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk among hypertensive men and women and can help with diabetes and hypertension.
Microengineered Organ-Chip is made out of a flexible polymer that features tiny channels that can be lined with thousands of living human cells.

Implantable Organ Chips Created to Treat Diseases

Scientists have produced human intestinal lining that re-creates living tissue inside an organ-chip. The findings have the potential to advance personalized treatments for gastrointestinal diseases and others.
What's on Your Bucket List?

Have a Bucket List Ready to Share With Your Doctors

What's on your bucket list? Researchers suggest you have one ready to share with your doctors. Find out why.
Green Bean Recall - Simplot, Sysco and More

Nationwide Frozen Green Bean Recall, Multiple Brands Including Blends

National Frozen Foods Corporation (NFFC) is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Not-Ready-To Eat Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) green beans and IQF mixed vegetables...
Low Carb Diet Linked to Birth Defects - Keto Diet, Low-Carb Diet

Low Carb Diet Linked to Rise in Birth Defect Risk by 30-Percent

Women with low carbohydrate intake are 30 percent more likely to have babies with neural tube defects that can lead to lifelong disability and infant death.
Wine Proven to be Good for the Heart

Red Wine is Advancing the Treatment of Heart Disease

Antioxidant compounds found in red wine are advancing the treatment of heart disease -- the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S.
Metformin Users More Likely to Skip Doses

Diabetics Skipping Doses Due to Side Effects, Including 30% of Metformin Users

Diabetes patients prescribed the diabetes drug metformin are the least likely to follow medical advice regarding their medication due its side effects. Other medications showed better results, but still had patients skipping doses.

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