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Researchers - Preventing Type 1 Diabetes by Blocking B-Cells

Researchers Prevent Type 1 Diabetes by Blocking B-cell AID

Researchers at The Jackson Laboratory, Cyteir Therapeutics and collaborating institutions have found a way to protect beta cells from destruction -- achieving a longtime,...

Study: Gastric Bypass Surgery Improves Diabetes in Most Patients

97 percent of patients who underwent laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass surgery for obesity had resolution or improvement of their type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Study: Eating a High-Protein Breakfast Helps Women Maintain Glucose Control

A researcher has found that when women consumed high-protein breakfasts, they maintained better glucose and insulin control than they did with lower-protein or no-protein meals.

Xenical and Weight Loss

Xenical support programmes shown to double weight loss success and increase patient satisfaction.

Study IDs Medical Conditions That Put Seniors at Risk of Falling Into Medicare Donut-Hole

Among seniors, women and patients with diabetes and dementia are the most likely to fall into the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan donut hole - the gap occurring after beneficiaries reach their annual coverage limit and before catastrophic coverage kicks in.

Recall: Nationwide Recall Of All Accu-Chek Ultraflex Infusion Sets

Disetronic announced a voluntary nationwide recall of all ACCU-CHEK Ultraflex Infusion Sets because of a potential that tubing could fully or partially separate at the luer lock-tubing connection.

Inflammation May Play Role in Type 2 Diabetes

Elevated blood levels of two inflammatory substances seem to be independent risk factors for type 2 diabetes, researchers report.

Alert: FDA Updates its Nationwide Alert on Counterfeit Blood Glucose Test Strips

Subsequent announcement provides two additional lot numbers that are included in the distribution of counterfeit products, along with descriptions of how to identify them.

Therapy Found That May Prevent Retina Damage in Diabetic Eye Diseases

Researchers have identified a compound that could interrupt the chain of events that cause damage to the retina in diabetic retinopathy.

Gaps Found In All Components Of Private Health Insurance Coverage For People With Diabetes

Study identifies barriers in all components of the private health insurance system that can prevent Americans with diabetes from properly managing the disease.
Eye Exam - Prevent Vision Loss in Diabetic Patients

New Way to Prevent Vision Loss and Diabetic Retinopathy Found

A study suggests a new way to prevent vision loss and diabetic retinopathy with minimal side effects - a discovery which could affect as...

Dietary Intervention Can Prevent the Disease Process Leading to Type 1 Diabetes

A Finnish study confirms the hypothesis that infant feeding plays a role in the initiation of the disease process leading to type 1 diabetes in children carrying increased genetic disease risk.

New Needle Free Injection System Provides Comfortable Option For Taking Insulin

There's encouraging news for the more than 16 million Americans living with diabetes-painful needlesticks associated with insulin injection may soon be a thing of the past.

Diabetes Duration and Severity Associated with Brain Atrophy

Type 2 diabetes may be associated with brain degeneration, according to a new multicenter study.

Low-Fat Dairy Foods May Help Reduce Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

The consumption of low-fat dairy foods may reduce men's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study.

Type 1 Diabetes Safely Arrested With Short-Term Use of New Drug

Researchers have halted the course of early stage Type 1 diabetes for a year by treating patients for just two weeks with a new immune-suppressive drug, which only had minor side effects.

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