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News about conditions related to diabetes, or diseases that people with diabetes often have, such as neuropathy, kidney failure, Alzheimer's disease, hypertension, heart disease, blindness and more.

Sex and BMI - Affect on Type 2 Diabetes Side Effects

Sex and BMI Used to Avoid Harmful Type 2 Diabetes Side Effects

By using sex and BMI, doctors can help people with type 2 diabetes improve control of blood sugar and help avoid damaging side-effects.
Portfolio Diet and Heart Disease

Portfolio Diet Lowers Cholesterol, Cuts Risk of Heart Disease, Hypertension and More

The portfolio diet lowers cholesterol levels, reduces other risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides, inflammation, angina and more.
Recall of Blood Pressure and Heart Failure Medicines - Valsartan

Nationwide Recall of Blood Pressure and Heart Failure Medicines

Recall of several medicines containing valsartan, which includes hypertension and heart failure drugs such as Teva, Major, Actavis and more.
Verapamil for TYpe 1 Diabetes

Common Blood Pressure Medicine an Effective Type 1 Diabetes Therapy, Clinical Trial Reveals

Safe and effective therapy discovered to reduce insulin requirements and hypoglycemic episodes in certain Type 1 diabetics using a common blood pressure drug.
Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes - Race

Diabetes May Signal Early Pancreatic Cancer, but Race Matters

A diagnosis of diabetes may also come with a more than threefold risk for developing pancreatic cancer for people, depending on their race.
Married People Share Diabetes Risk

Spouses Share Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

A new study found a connection between the BMI of one spouse and the other spouse's risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Certain Sugary Foods are Worse Than Others for Your Health

Some Calories More Harmful Than Others, Increase Cardiometabolic Risk

While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and other cardiometabolic diseases, 22 nutrition researchers agree that certain calorie sources play a unique role in chronic health problems.
Menopause and Heart Health

Menopause Symptom Severity May Predict Heart Disease

How severe a women's menopause symptoms are may help determine her risk of heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in women.
Without TSP2 Protein - Heal Diabetic Wounds Faster

Breakthrough Could Lead to Faster Diabetic Wound Healing

New research uncovers the role of a particular protein that could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes.
Dental Care and Diabetes - Diabetics Not Getting the Dental Care they Need

Diabetics Are Not Getting the Dental Care They Need

A New York University and East Carolina University study has found a concerning decline in dental care among people with diabetes.
Childhood Obesity and Urban Design

Childhood Obesity Linked to How Walkable Your Neighborhood Is

Researchers studied how the design of a neighborhood affects childhood obesity, using factors such as sidewalks, bike routes and more. How does your neighborhood stack up?

Most Drugs Don’t Include Safe Dosing Info for Obese Children

When it comes to medications used by children, few approved drugs include safe dosing information for obese kids.
Omega 3 Better Than Serum Cholesterol to Determine Death Risk

Omega-3 Levels Better Predictor of Death Risk than Serum Cholesterol

The results of a person's omega 3 levels is a better predictor of death risk than the serum cholesterol tests routinely given to patients by their doctors. Have you had your omega 3 level tested?
Game Changing Diabetic Eye Treatment Success Can Be Predicted

Discovery Predicts Who Responds Best to Game-Changing Diabetic Eye Disease Treatment

Researchers have found a biomarker that predicts which diabetic patients will respond best to a common diabetic complication.
Living too far from advanced cardiac care decreases your odds of survival

Odds of Surviving Drops When You Live Too Far from Advanced Cardiac Care

Distance from emergency care makes a difference when it comes to getting life-saving cardiac care according to a newly published study. How far is too far? This story takes a closer look.
Professor Olov Rolandsson

Nerve Damage in Type 2 Diabetes can be Detected in the Eye

A 10-minute eye exam can tell whether or not a person with type 2 diabetes has nerve damage, according to new information.

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