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More Fish, Greater Diabetes Risk?

September 28, 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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Obesity: A Precursor to Diabetes and Much More

September 10, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

We could maybe blame it on technology and the modern conveniences of life; or probably, to the continuous “westernization” of societies all over the world. But with all the advantages that modern society brings, there is one truth that cannot be denied: people have become more sedentary.

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Children with Diabetes May Grow Adult Teeth Faster

August 22, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Children aged 10 to 14 with diabetes may develop their permanent teeth earlier, which could increase their risk of dental problems.

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Simultaneous Kidney and Pancreas Transplants Prove Beneficial

August 21, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Type 1 diabetics are given a new surge of hope as researchers from the University of Heidelberg in Germany suggest that getting a kidney transplant as well as a pancreas transplant can greatly improve the recipient’s survival over the long term. Although the reason behind this is still not fully known, researchers note that it maybe because of the enhanced glucose control achieved with the combined procedure.

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Chlorinated Pesticides May Up Diabetes Risk

August 20, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Constant exposure to chlorinated pesticides may raise the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to researches from the National Institutes of Health.

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Insulin Pumps May Cause Skin Problems

August 19, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Children and teens with type 1 diabetes who have been using insulin pumps to control their diabetes develop dermatologic complications at the infusion catheter site, according to researchers from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

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Men and Women Differ in Fructose Metabolism

August 18, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

The battle of the sexes may be on—even in the way both genders metabolize fructose, a simple sugar commonly used to sweeten drinks and foods. This was proven during a study conducted by Dr. Luc Tappy and colleagues from the Lausanne University School of Biology and Medicine in Switzerland.

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High Blood Sugar in Diabetes Increases Premature Death Risk

August 17, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A study shows that elevated blood sugar in people previously not diagnosed with diabetes increases the risk of premature death.

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Diabetes and Prostate Link?

August 1, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

PSA as screening tool
Prostate problems begin to surface once a man hits 50 years old. Medical organizations like The American Cancer Society recommend screening especially if one has a family history or a genetic risk factor. Commonly requested is the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) assay by blood test, but it is not routinely recommended by the US Preventive Services Task Force, notably if there are no symptoms and there is no risk other than age or gender.

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Needle Phobia

July 28, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

The serious and sometimes deadly complications of diabetes (e.g., kidney failure, blindness) can often be mitigated through appropriate diet in combination with insulin therapy, which requires regular blood draws to monitor glucose levels. Medical treatments that require regular blood draws are compromised when a patient presents with phobia.

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