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Keto Diet and Type 2 Diabetes

Ketogenic Diet May Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Ketogenic diets, which are low carb high fat eating plans that are known to lead to weight loss, may cause an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes...
Sex and BMI - Affect on Type 2 Diabetes Side Effects

Sex and BMI Used to Avoid Harmful Type 2 Diabetes Side Effects

By using sex and BMI, doctors can help people with type 2 diabetes improve control of blood sugar and help avoid damaging side-effects.
Portfolio Diet and Heart Disease

Portfolio Diet Lowers Cholesterol, Cuts Risk of Heart Disease, Hypertension and More

The portfolio diet lowers cholesterol levels, reduces other risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides, inflammation, angina and more.
Antibiotic Use in Children May Increase Diabetes Risk

Giving Children Antibiotics May Increase Type 1 Diabetes Risk

A single course of antibiotics early in childhood may increase risk for Type 1 diabetes according to new findings published this week.
Type 2 Diabetes Breakthrough

Scientist Announces Breakthrough in Battle Against Type 2 Diabetes

Experts from the University of Stirling have made a type 2 diabetes breakthrough after studying why some people develop diabetes while others do not.
Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic Warning from FDA for Diabetics

Alert: Low Blood Sugar Warning for Certain Antibiotics, FDA Labeling Changes

FDA is strengthening the current warnings in the prescribing information that fluoroquinolone antibiotics may cause significant decreases in blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and certain mental health side effects.
Teva Recalls Actavis Tablets

Recall Expands to Another Hypertension and Heart Failure Drug – Actavis Tablets

TEVA Pharmaceuticals is recalling products that contain Valsartan and used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and for the treatment of heart failure.
Recall of Blood Pressure and Heart Failure Medicines - Valsartan

Nationwide Recall of Blood Pressure and Heart Failure Medicines

Recall of several medicines containing valsartan, which includes hypertension and heart failure drugs such as Teva, Major, Actavis and more.
Verapamil for TYpe 1 Diabetes

Common Blood Pressure Medicine an Effective Type 1 Diabetes Therapy, Clinical Trial Reveals

Safe and effective therapy discovered to reduce insulin requirements and hypoglycemic episodes in certain Type 1 diabetics using a common blood pressure drug.
Type 1 Diabetes and Heart Defect Risk in Babies

Babies Born to Type 1 Diabetic Mothers Have Higher Heart Defect Risk

A new study now shows that pregnant women with type 1 diabetes are at a higher risk of having babies with heart defects.
Cut Type 2 Diabetes Costs

Type 2 Diabetics Can Cut Costs by 60% with Self-Monitoring

Self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes reduces follow-up costs by more than half according to a recent study.
Is human insulin a better choice than insulin analogs?

For Type 2 Diabetics, Human Insulin is Safe, Effective and Cheaper

Human insulin is as safe and effective to treat type 2 diabetes as costlier insulin analogs, according to Yale researchers.
Insulin Pill for Diabetes

New Insulin Pill to Replace Daily Injections Developed

Insulin pill for diabetes created by Harvard researchers. This oral insulin delivery method dramatically transforms the way diabetics keep their blood sugar levels in check.
Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes - Race

Diabetes May Signal Early Pancreatic Cancer, but Race Matters

A diagnosis of diabetes may also come with a more than threefold risk for developing pancreatic cancer for people, depending on their race.
Neontal Diabetes - Treatment Called a Miracle

Lancet: Miracle Treatment for Diabetic Babies Provides Long-Term Success

The Lancet details a miracle treatment which is successful in treatment of neonatal diabetes (babies with diabetes) over the long-term, providing excellent sugar control after 10 years.
Deep Brain Stimulation for Diabetes

New Discovery: Brain Stimulation May Treat Diabetes and Insulin Sensitivity

Scientists have discovered that electric stimulation of the brain regulated the metabolism of blood sugar (or glucose) and increased insulin sensitivity.

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