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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.

High Hostility May Predict Heart Disease More Than Other Risk Factors Such As Cholesterol

Hostility may predict heart disease more often than traditional coronary heart disease risk factors like high cholesterol, cigarette smoking and weight.

Studies: Diuretics Reduce Risk of Death From Congestive Heart Failure

Diuretics reduce the risk of death, delay heart deterioration and improve exercise capacity in patients with congestive heart failure.

Weight Loss in Obese Adults Reduces Asthma Severity

Study finds weight loss in obese adults can reduce severity of asthma. Behavioral weight loss program associated with improvements in airway hyperresponsiveness and quality...

One In 6 Chronically Ill Adults Skip Rx Drugs Due To Cost

Skimping most common among those who pay the most out-of-pocket, earn the least, or don't have prescription drug coverage.

Drinking Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Every Day Linked to Fatty Liver Disease

A daily sugar-sweetened beverage habit may increase the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Find out which drinks they tested and what they found...

Eating Too Much Fat May Damage Liver

A study is the first to show that if you eat too much fat, it can go straight to your liver and damage it.

Diabetes Medication May Help Slow Plaque Build-up in Coronary Arteries

A comparison of two types of medications to treat type 2 diabetes finds that pioglitazone is more effective at lowering the rate of progression of plaque build-up in the coronary arteries than glimepiride, according to a study in the April 2 issue of JAMA.

Xenical and Weight Loss

Xenical support programmes shown to double weight loss success and increase patient satisfaction.
Alzheimers and Diabetes Linked

New Link Discovered Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease

More evidence has been found that links Alzheimer's, which is a disease that robs people of their memories, and elevated blood sugar levels. Researchers have...

Daily Diet of Grapefruit Minimizes Risk Factor for Heart Disease

Heart disease patients who eat one grapefruit daily can significantly reduce the levels of cholesterol in their blood in comparison to patients who do not eat the fruit.

Researchers Discover Blood Stem Cells

New discovery marks an important step in the quest to master diabetes, cancer, heart disease, sight-robbing retinal disorders and a multitude of other medical conditions.

Two New Treatments for Congestive Heart Failure

Researchers continue to develop treatments for this condition, in which the heart cannot adequately pump blood around the body, causing fluid to seep into the lungs and hinder breathing. Two of these treatments - a drug injection and a new type of pacemaker -recently were approved by the FDA.
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...

Scientists Identify Genetic Variant Associated with Heart Disease in Type 2 Diabetes

Scientists have identified a previously unknown genetic variant associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in type 2 diabetic patients.

Recovering T Regulatory Cells in Pancreas May Restore Insulin Production in Diabetics

The key to restoring production of insulin in type I diabetic patients, previously known as juvenile diabetes, may be in recovering the population of protective cells known T regulatory cells in the lymph nodes at the "gates" of the pancreas.
Citrus Fruit Prevents Diabetes, Heart Disease, Liver Disease

Citrus Fruits May Help Prevent Obesity-Related Diabetes, Heart and Liver Disease

Being obese increases the risk of developing heart disease, liver disease and diabetes, but researchers report that citrus fruit may help prevent the effect...

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