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Study Targets Australian Pharmacists to Help Diabetes Sufferers

A new Wesley Research Institute project aims to make it much easier for people to manager their Type 2 Diabetes by using community pharmacists.
Filipino Americans with diabetes

Higher Diabetes Rate for Non-Obese Filipino Americans

A recent study finds that non-obese older Filipino-Americans have much higher prevalence of diabetes than non-Hispanic whites. A new study has found that non-obese Filipino...
Walking Pace and Risk of Heart Disease

Walking Pace and Risk of Heart Disease Linked in Study

Does your walking pace mean you're at a higher risk of heart disease? Study suggests that people who walk at a certain speed could be at higher risk of heart disease compared to the general population.
Source of Diabetic Pain Found

Source of Diabetic Pain Uncovered by UK Researchers

The basis for chronic pain from diabetic neuropathy, which affects about 25% of people with diabetes, has been uncovered by researchers.
Photo of Platypus - Venom for Type 2 Diabetes

Platypus, Echidna Venom Spurs Type 2 Diabetes Discovery

An exciting discovery could help millions of people with type 2 diabetes regulate their blood sugar levels - and it involves platypus and echidna...

Australian Study: Pharmacists Likely to Play Direct Role in Future Diabetes Management

Community pharmacists could soon be playing a more direct role in diabetes management following a new study at Brisbane's Wesley Research Institute funded by the MBF Foundation.
Photo of Chinese People - Shorter Lifespan for Chinese Diabetics

For Chinese Adults, Diabetes Takes 9 Years Off Life

A recent JAMA study has found that Chinese adults with diabetes lose an average of 9 years off of their life span when compared...

Vision Loss Due to Diabetes Rising Globally

Blindness and visual impairment due to diabetes is rising significantly around the world, but people from certain regions are experiencing more vision loss than...
New Blood Thinner Better than Aspirin for Blood Clots

Blood Thinner Rivaroxaban Beats Aspirin for Clots and Thromboembolism

A McMaster University study discovered that the blood thinner rivaroxaban is better at preventing future blood clots than aspirin, and just as safe. An international...
Marine Cone Snail for Diabetes Treatment

Study: Snail Venom May Help Treat Diabetes

Researchers have found that venom extracted from a species of snail could be used for diabetes management. New research has found that venom extracted from...
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.
China Faces Epidemic of Heart Disease and Stroke

China Faces Epidemic of Heart Disease and Stroke

Cardiovascular problems propelled by increases in high blood pressure and obesity are hitting the Chinese population, according to a new study. Is Western...
Sonia Anand - Gestational Diabetes in Asian Women

Gestational Diabetes Risk Lowered with Healthy Diet in South Asian Women

A recent study highlights the importance of public health messaging to South Asian women who are considering pregnancy in an attempt to reduce the risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Doctors and Pre-Diabetes - How Much Do They Know

Most Primary Physicians Can’t Identify All Prediabetes Risk Factors

Study findings may be a wake-up call for primary care providers, the majority of which could not identify all 11 risk factors that qualify patients for prediabetes screening.
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...
New Sweeteners

Cheaper and More Sustainable Sweeteners Created

Researchers in Spain and Switzerland have designed a process to produce new sweeteners in a cheaper and more selective way. Polyalcohols are widely used in...

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