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Diabetes and Hearing Loss

November 10, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetics are counseled to take care of their feet and see their eye doctor every year. Soon, they will need to take hearing tests on a regular basis, too.

This is the recommendation of researchers of a new study that has shown that hearing loss is twice as common in adult diabetics as in non-diabetics. The study is one of the many studies that have continued to come out to establish the role of diabetes in the development of hearing loss.

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Diabetes Mellitus and Gum Disease

November 9, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Having been in dental practice for over 35 years, I’ve met numerous people whom I consider mentors in the dental profession. But none of them exceeds the brilliance of the one teacher which not even the wittiest mind could match, and this teacher’s name is “WISDOM”. I’ve always believed that “What the eyes cannot see, the mind cannot know…”

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Type 2 diabetics studied in low-dose Aspirin Trial

November 6, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Type 2 diabetics treated with low-dose aspirin did not have significantly lower incidence of atherosclerotic events than those who received placebo in this primary prevention trial of low-dose aspirin, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. However, subgroup and analyses showed a significant reduction with aspirin in both atherosclerotic events in those over 65 years of age, and a reduction in cerebrocardiovascular deaths. Results from the Japanese Primary Prevention of Atherosclerosis with Aspirin for Diabetes (JPAD) trial were presented as a late-breaking clinical trial.

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Diabetes may up Cancer Death

November 5, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A meta-analysis conducted by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health identified a positive link between pre-existing diabetes and cancer deaths.

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Pancreatic Cell Transplant Technique for Type 1 Diabetes

November 4, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A milestone in the pursuit for a possible cure for type 1 diabetes, researchers for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a technique for transplanting insulin-producing pancreatic cells that causes only a minimal immune response in recipients.

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Newer Diabetes Drug may decrease progression of Plaque Build-up

November 3, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Rosiglitazone—a member of the thiazolidinedione class of diabetes drugs—did not meet its primary endpoint for reducing progression of plaque build-up in coronary arteries in a study comparing it with glipizide, according to research presented at the America Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2008. Results of The APPROACH Trial—Assessment on the Prevention of Progression by Rosiglitazone on Atherosclerosis in Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Cardiovascular History were presented as a late-breaking clinical trial.

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Delaying Diabetes Through Signal Pathway

November 2, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Apart from obesity and lack of exercise as the main factors that pull the trigger on diabetes, researchers from the Institute of Cell Biology of ETH Zurich suggest the possibility that some diabetics may actually have an abnormality in signal pathway and deactivating it may delay the illness for many years.

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Protein as a Cure for Diabetes, Obesity

November 1, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A team of researchers from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) discovered that a certain protein could trigger weight loss and be a possible instrument for diabetes treatment. In a comprehensive report, Drs. Ming-Jer and Sophia Tsai, professors of molecular and cellular biology at BCM, observed that if mice have only one gene copy for the COUP-TFII (Chicken Ovalbumin Upstream Promoter Transcription Factor II), the animals develop smaller fat cells and increased energy metabolism as well as enhanced response to insulin.

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Big Hips, Less Diabetes Risk

October 31, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Pear-shaped women should now stop making a big fuss over their figure since researchers from Harvard Medical School found out that fat bottoms may actually signify good health.

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Gastric Bypass Surgery beneficial for Obese Diabetic Teens

October 30, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A recent study gives good news to extremely obese diabetic teens. According to the report, the operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass could result in significant weight loss leading to reduced cardiovascular disease in obese teens with diabetes.

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