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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...
Islet Transplant - New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Option Discovered

New treatment for Type 1 Diabetes is on the horizon thanks to researchers who discovered a more successful option than the one currently used.

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...

1 in 4 People Hospitalized in Germany has Diabetes

The prevalence of diabetes in hospitals was studied by German researchers who determined that 1 in 4 patients hospitalized was a diabetic.
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...
Diabetic Foot Care in Australia

Better Diabetic Footcare in Australia Can Save Billions

Australia could save billions of dollars in healthcare costs by investing in proven treatments for people with diabetic foot disease, according to QUT research. A...
Brazil facing rise in chronic conditions

Burden of Chronic Conditions on Latin-American, Caribbean Health Systems Increasing

Six Latin American and Caribbean countries continue to face challenges managing more complex health needs related to certain diseases and conditions. The health systems of...
Chinese Diabetes Epidemic Statistics

Diabetes and Prediabetes Prevalence Soaring in China

Details of a large survey of Chinese adults, published by JAMA, shows that the estimated overall prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes is soaring and that China now has the world's largest diabetes epidemic.

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.
Man Walking After Meal - Helps Manage Diabetes

Help Manage Diabetes: Take a Short Walk After Meals

New research from New Zealand's University of Otago suggests that people managing type 2 diabetes should walk after meals to gain the greatest blood...

New TNS Study Shows Most Australian Women Are Overweight

A new study reinforces growing alarm among health and nutrition professionals that Australia is in the grips of rising levels of excess weight, risking future diabetes, heart disease and cancer epidemics and increasing mental illness in the community.
Diabetes Improved by Texting in India

Texting Improves Diabetes Prevention in India

A study involving 1 million people has found that using mobile phones and text messages to change diabetes risk behaviors leads to positive results. A...

Australian Study: Possible Type 2 Diabetes Cure

An Australian study yields research that could lead to a cure for Type 2 Diabetes. Watch this exciting newscast to find out more. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vw9GiX_sjY0
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...
Walking in the Snow - Cold Weather Increases Gestational Diabetes Risk

Cooler Climate May Raise Gestational Diabetes Risk

Results from a recent study show a link between outdoor temperature and an increased risk of gestational diabetes, and the way people produce fat...

A Ton of Bitter Melon Produces Sweet Results for Diabetes

Scientists have uncovered the therapeutic properties of bitter melon, a vegetable and traditional Chinese medicine, that make it a powerful treatment for Type 2 diabetes.

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