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Chemicals Linked to Diabetes

Common Chemicals Linked to Rising Diabetes, Obesity and more

A scientific statement on endocrine-disrupting chemicals finds that they are so common that nearly every person on Earth has been exposed. Emerging evidence ties endocrine-disrupting...

Worldwide Medtronic Recall of Diabetes Infusion Sets due to Hypoglycemia Risk

Medtronic has started a worldwide recall of specific lots of infusion sets used with all models of Medtronic insulin pumps for diabetes due to hypoglycemia risk.

Drinking More Coffee Daily May Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk

People who increased the amount of coffee they drank each day by more than one cup over a four-year period had a 11% lower risk for type 2 diabetes
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...
Immune Matched Stem Cells

New Method Prevents Retinal Transplant Rejection, May Treat Retinal Diseases

A new treatment that prevents retinal transplant rejection using immune-matched stem cells may be used to treat age-related macular degeneration and other retinal diseases. Stem...
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.

Study: Risk of Diabetes Substantially Reduced by Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery reduces the long-term risk of developing diabetes by over 80% among people with obesity...
Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

A new study details amazing improvements in the medical care and health of low-income American adults as a result of the health coverage expansions...
Germs Help Cause Type 1 Diabetes

Study: Germs Have a Role in Causing Type 1 Diabetes

New research suggests that germs may be partly to blame for the development of type 1 diabetes because they activate killer T-cells. Germs could play...

Diabetics at Higher Risk of Tuberculosis Infection

People with diabetes have a three to five times higher risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB) than non-diabetics, according to researchers.

Researchers Identify Link Between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers identify how leptin may result in the development of drugs to help manage obesity and diabetes.
Pollution from Power Plants - Increase Diabetes Risk

Air Pollution Raises Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Latino Children

High levels of pollution may make insulin-creating cells become less efficient, increasing the risk for type 2 diabetes, USC researchers say. Latino children who live...

Diet and Exercise Dramatically Delay Type 2 Diabetes: Diabetes Medication Metformin Also Effective

At least 10 million Americans at high risk for type 2 diabetes can sharply lower their chances of getting the disease with diet and exercise, according to the findings of a major clinical trial.

Poorer Diabetics Receive Worse Care Than Other in Countries with Universal Health Coverage

People with lower socioeconomic status and those belonging to ethnic minority groups receive worse health care in the treatment of diabetes than the rest of patients in the world's most developed countries.

Study: Diabetes Affects Patients’ Well-Being and Also Impacts Spouses

Older patients with diabetes who are not dealing well with the disease are likely to have symptoms of depression, and spouses of older patients also suffer distress related to diabetes and its management, according to research from Purdue University.

Type 2 Diabetes Medication Rosiglitazone Associated with Increased Cardiovascular Risks and Death

A new study published by JAMA shows that among patients age 65 years and older, rosiglitazone is associated with an increased risk of stroke, heart failure, and all-cause mortality when compared with pioglitazone.

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