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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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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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Diabetes Education Techniques for Kids

March 31, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Education is a very important tool in the management of diabetes. It is regarded as one of the pillars of diabetes management. This has been the primary reason for the establishment of diabetes clinics to provide patient empowerment through education, leading to successful clinical outcomes.

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Leg Cramps related to Diabetes?

March 30, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 1

Question: “I often get leg cramps at night. What could be causing this? Is this related to my diabetes?”

Answer:
Leg cramps are usually sudden contractions or tightening of the calf muscles that last a few seconds to a few minutes. Sometimes these involve the foot and thigh and frequently occur when you’re falling asleep or about to wake up.

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Dietary Glycemic Load linked to risk for heart disease in women

March 29, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

High dietary glycemic load and carbohydrate intake from high-glycemic index foods are associated with an increased overall risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) in women but not in men.

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Removable Walker Cast for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

March 28, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetic plantar ulcers heal just as well with removable walker casts as with nonremovable fiberglass total-contact casts, a new study reveals.

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Certain Bacteria may make People Fat

March 27, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Germs that make their home in the gut may cause obesity and a range of health-threatening symptoms that go along with it, a new research shows.

Researchers reported that certain bacteria cause inflammation that can affect appetite as well as inflammatory bowel conditions like Crohn’s disease and colitis. In other words, the germs make you overeat, Dr. Andrew Gewirtz of Emory University in Atlanta and his colleagues reported.

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Doctors skeptical over widen use of Statins

March 26, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Known for lowering cholesterol levels, statins have recently been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a preventive drug for about 6.5 million Americans who have no cholesterol problems or signs of heart disease.

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