45-Percent of New Dialysis Patients are Diabetic; Longer Treatment and Highly Permeable Artificial Kidney...
Longer dialysis treatment and use of a highly permeable artificial kidney may not improve survival rates or reduce hospitalization of patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Obese children who get kidney transplants tend to be younger, shorter and on dialysis longer than their leaner peers, according to a recent study.
Diabetes case management, added to primary care, substantially improved glycemic control compared with a control group.
Half of all people of South Asian, African and African Caribbean descent will develop diabetes by age 80 according to a new study.
Investigators report that regular marijuana use is associated with favorable indices related to diabetic control. Marijuana users had significantly lower fasting insulin and were less likely to be insulin resistant.
Scientists report that transplanted insulin-producing cells survive better when the activation of a specific type of immune cell is blocked.
Suppression of slow-wave sleep in healthy young adults significantly decreases their ability to regulate blood-sugar levels and increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, report researchers.
FDA Alert: Shasta Technologies GenStrip Blood Glucose Test Strips May Report False Results. Discontinue...
GenStrips are advertised for use with the LifeScan OneTouch family of glucose meters. The affected test strips have been manufactured and distributed since March 2013 and are available through online retailers and retail pharmacies.
Selenium, an antioxidant included in multivitamin tablets thought to have a possible protective effect against the development of type 2 diabetes, may actually increase the risk of developing the disease.
In people with diabetes, diuretics work as well as ACE-inhibitors and calcium channel blockers in protecting against heart attack and improving survival, and offer more protection against congestive heart failure.
Scientists have created a non-invasive, adhesive patch, which measures glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test.
New study finds that a protein that normally fosters tissue repair instead acts to inhibit healing when sugar levels are high. The role reversal...
Diabetes mellitus was linked to a 65 percent increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), appearing to affect some aspects of cognitive function differently than others in a new study.
Antioxidant vitamins can be friend or foe for older women with diabetes.
Diabetes leaders are responding to the announcement made by the FDA that the use of the diabetes medication Actos (pioglitazone) for more than one year may be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer.
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.