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Study from Diabetic Foot Australia

Australian First Study: Massive Diabetic Foot Disease Costs

New research from Queensland University of Technology shows preventable hospitalization from diabetic foot disease is costing Australia hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Senior...

Higher Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Lower Brain Function in Diabetics

Results of a recent study show that cognitive functioning abilities drop as average blood sugar levels rise in people with type 2 diabetes.

First Study To Show Cost-Effectiveness of Pre-Diabetes Intervention

Study is the first to show that it would be cost-effective for society to try to prevent diabetes in people with a condition known as "pre-diabetes," or impaired glucose tolerance.

Skin and Wound Healing Accelerated by Ultrasound in Diabetics

Scientists were able to reduce healing time for skin ulcers and bedsores by a third, as well as reduce the chance of wound infection,...

Study Says Diabetes at Epidemic Proportions in China

A large population-based study of diabetes in China conducted by investigators from Tulane University and their colleagues in China has concluded that the disease has reached epidemic proportions in the adult population of China.
Arthritis Drug May Help Wound Healing, Stem Cells

Common Arthritis Drug Helps Wound Healing, Stem Cell Survival

Scientists have found a new way to protect stem cells from harsh inflammation during wound repair, and it involves a common anti-inflammatory drug.

Possible Mechanism For Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease Discovered

Insulin resistance in brain cells can affect how they function, causing some of the biochemical changes typically seen in Alzheimer's disease.

Simple Blood Test In Doctor’s Office Could Detect New Cases of Diabetes

A new study indicates that performing diabetes tests on people visiting the doctor for other health concerns may be a helpful and cost-effective screening strategy.

Lower Vitamin D Levels Linked to Higher Chance of Risk Factors for Type 2...

A new study presents more evidence of a possible link between low vitamin D levels and a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Study Shows Drug For Treating Type-2 Diabetes May Limit Heart Disease Risk

A drug used to treat high blood sugar in people with type-2 diabetes also may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Diet to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Yale Researchers Uncover Diet to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers, led by a Yale team, observed positive effects in as few as 3 days from a diet that can reverse type 2 diabetes and other health conditions.

Natural Compound Helps Reverse Diabetes in Study

Researchers have restored normal blood sugar metabolism using a compound the body makes naturally. The finding suggests that it may one day be possible for people to take the compound much like a daily vitamin as a way to treat or even prevent type 2 diabetes.

Joslin Diabetes Center Announces New Nutrition Guidelines

To help Americans fight the dramatic increase in type 2 diabetes, Joslin Diabetes Center has crafted new nutrition and physical activity guidelines for overweight and obese individuals with type 2 diabetes and those at risk for developing diabetes (pre-diabetes).

Life-Extending Hormone May Boost Immune Function in Diabetics

New Yale study finds that a life-extending hormone, named FGF21, could have future implications for improving immune function in the elderly, for obesity, and for...

Study of Diabetic Veterans Details Frequency of Health Care Needs

A study of 33,481 diabetic veterans suggests that many of these individuals carry an extremely heavy burden of other diseases.
Riomet Metformin Recall

Riomet Metformin Lots Recalled Due to Contamination

Riomet Metformin, used to treat type 2 diabetes in adults and children over 10, has been recalled due to contamination. See full details and lot information.

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