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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...
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...

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.
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 Diabetes Educator - Diabetes Education - Affect on High Risk People

Personalized Diabetes Risk Education Not Motivating Enough

A new study has found that education on personalized diabetes risk doesn't motivate behavior change in people at a higher risk of diabetes, such...

Study Reveals High Rate Of Diabetes In Rural India

Populations in rural India may be set for an epidemic of diabetes according to new research conducted by The George Institute for International Health and published today in Diabetes Care.
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...
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.
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...
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...

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.
Hand in Hand - Type 1 Diabetes in Adults - The Diabetic News

Misdiagnosed Adults: Type 1 Diabetes as Common in Adults as Children

Type 1 diabetes is not just found in children as believed, but just as common in adults according to research in Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.
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...
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.
Hospital Emergency Entrance - Diabetes Health

Rise in Avoidable Diabetes Hospital Visits Hits England

University of Leicester researchers lead study into rising hypoglycemia admissions in hospitals, finding a significant increase over a 10 year period. Hospital admissions for a...
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...

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