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Withdrawal of Rosiglitazone and Sibutramine Enforced

April 23, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Following a series of tests that show harmful effects of the known anti-diabetes drug rosiglitazone and anti-obesity drug sibutramine, respective manufacturers and health agencies abroad ordered the withdrawal of these two drugs in the world-wide market.

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The Diabetes Center’s Busy Worker

April 22, 2019 Category :People and Places 0

American writer and lecturer Joseph Campbell once said: “The job of an educator is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves.” Indeed, an educator’s role is not just to impart knowledge, but to make students realize that what they are learning is necessary and beneficial for them. More than just ideas, the knowledge that educators teach is something applicable to the learners’ lives.

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Pre-Diabetes Timebomb Warning

April 21, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes UK warned around 7 million people in the UK who have early warning signs of diabetes about the long-term damage if they would not change .2 their unhealthy lifestyle. “People with higher than normal blood sugar levels are 12 times more at risk in developing full-blown type 2 diabetes,” Diabetes UK chief executive Douglas Smallwood said.

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Texas Doctors debunk Insulin Myths

April 20, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Weight gain, low blood sugar, and low overall quality of life—these are the major reasons why many type 2 diabetic patients often fear insulin treatment. A recent study however found hat these fears are largely unfounded.

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Red Wine Compound Lowers Blood Sugar

April 19, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that resveratrol—a compound present in red wine—is a promising treatment for type 2 diabetes. However, the researchers were also quick to add that drinking wine or taking resveratrol supplements won’t do diabetic people any good either.

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Chinese Women with Gestational Diabetes Prone to Type 2 Diabetes

April 18, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A study found that Chinese women diagnosed with gestational diabetes are at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and hypertension compared to pregnant women with normal recorded glucose tolerance.

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Sexual Dysfunction prevalent in Women with Type 1 Diabetes

April 17, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Results of the long-term findings from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT)/ Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) found that women diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are more prone to developing problems in sexual function and satisfaction.

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Healthy Baon Tips for Diabetics

April 16, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

Once you have diabetes you’re stuck with it. But there’s no need to lose hope. It’s really not as bad or hard as it sounds. The key to taking good care of yourself and your diabetes is to learn three simple things (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases): » Continue Reading

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Antipsychotic Drugs may Elevate Hyperglycemia Risk

April 15, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A new study found that diabetic elderly patients who are prescribed antipsychotic medication for the first time are at an increased risk of hyperglycemia, especially within the first two weeks of medication regimen. The same study also found that serious hyperglycemic episode among some diabetic older patients who recently started an antipsychotic medication was 50 percent higher compared to their counterparts who haven’t taken the drug for the last 6 months.

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More Fish, Greater Diabetes Risk?

April 14, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Contrary to published findings that having fish for dinner a couple of times a week may cut your risk of heart-related ailments, a recent study hinted that the same good result may not be seen in diabetes patients.

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