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Depression and Diabetes

Diabetics More Likely to Die from Alcohol, Accidents or Suicide

A recent study provides some insight as to why diabetic patients are more likely to die from alcohol-related factors, accidents or suicide.
Vitamin B Supplements Help Kidney Function in Type 1 Diabetic Children

Vitamin B Supplements May Protect Kidneys in Type 1 Diabetic Children

Vitamin B deficiency is associated with an increased risk of kidney damage in people with type-1 diabetes, but Vitamin B supplements may help preserve kidney function.
Why Some People Have Diabetes Remission and Other Don't

Type 2 Diabetes Trial: 46% Achieve Diabetes Remission Within 1 Year

After one year, 46% of the Type 2 Diabetic individuals in the intervention group recovered and maintained control over blood glucose concentrations.
BPA linked to Diabetes - Plastic Bottles

“Safe” Level of BPA Not So Safe, Leads to Insulin Resistance

Levels deemed safe by FDA for BPA exposure isn't safe and causes insulin resistance. BPA is found in register receipts, plastic containers and more. But, does BPA cause diabetes?
10-hour window protects from metabolic disease

Periods of Fasting Protects Against Obesity and Diabetes, Nurture Health

Can fasting for a specific period of time each day help prevent obesity, diabetes and other health conditions? Researchers detail their findings from a recent study.
Norbert Leitinger, Ph.D. (left), and Vlad Serbulea, Ph.D.

Discovery Details How Obesity Causes Disease – and 2 Ways to Stop It

New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine explains why obesity causes harmful inflammation that can lead to diabetes, clogged...
Gestational Diabetes Increases Risk of Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression Symptoms Linked to Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes Increases risk of postpartum depression according to recent study. The effects appear within a certain time frame during and after pregnancy...
Diabetes Medicine Helps with Heart Health

Diabetes Medicine with Additional Heart Benefits Rivals Statin Therapy

A drug used to manage diabetes may reduce heart disease and death in people with diabetes regardless of their cholesterol levels and whether they are on a statin therapy.
Epithelial in Vivo Regeneration

Breakthrough Technique Turns Open Wounds and Ulcers into Skin

New technique to treat large cutaneous ulcers, including those seen in people with severe burns, bedsores or chronic diseases such as cancer and diabetes, announced by researchers.
Diabetes Drug and Genital Infections

Alert: SGLT2 Inhibitors for Diabetes May Cause Serious Genital Infection

Warning that cases of a rare but serious infection of the genitals and area around the genitals have been reported with the class of type 2 diabetes medicines.
New Type 1 Diabetes Therapy Could Treat Humans and Dogs

New Therapy Offers Type 1 Diabetes Reversal within 24-hours in People & Dogs

The first minimally invasive therapy reverses Type 1 diabetes within 24 hours and maintains insulin independence created by Purdue Scientists.
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.
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.
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.