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First trimester weight gain increases Gestational Diabetes Risk

July 11, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Expecting moms may get more than what they bargained for, especially when they gain a lot of weight during the early stage of pregnancy.

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Selenium causing Diabetes?

June 30, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Question: I take selenium because it’s an antioxidant but was told that I shouldn’t because it can cause diabetes. Is this true?

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Omega 3 Helps Reduce Type 1 Diabetes

June 29, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids — usually found in fish — may reduce the risk of getting type 1 diabetes, especially in children who are genetically at risk of getting the disease.

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Gene Mutations to Blame for Rare Diabetes in Infants

June 28, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Scientists have discovered that a rare form of diabetes in infants may be caused by mutations in an insulin-linked gene. The study, published online by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that permanent neonatal diabetes, which affects infants and can lead to lifelong dependency on insulin, may be caused by mutations in an insulin-linked gene.

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Breath-Analysis Offers Hope for Non-invasive Blood Sugar Monitoring

June 27, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A new non-invasive way to monitor blood sugar levels is currently being developed by scientists at the University of California, Irvine. The study was conducted after a chemical analysis method used for air pollution testing was found to have effectively measured high concentrations of methyl nitrates in type 1 diabetics in hyperglycemic state.

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Insulin Deficiency in Type 2 Diabetes Solved

June 26, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Scientists at the Australian Garvan Institute of Medical Research have finally reached a conclusion to the failure of insulin production in type 2 diabetes. Considered a breakthrough in diabetes research, they were successful in isolating the PKCepsilon (PKCe), an enzyme which present during diabetes aria slows down the production of insulin in type 2 diabetics.

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Cod Fish Protein May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

June 25, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A diet that includes lean fish — a major source of cod protein — may help prevent type 2 diabetes. A recent study showed that dietary cod protein improved insulin sensitivity in insulin-resistant individuals.

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Combination Therapy in Hypertension Management

June 22, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Treating hypertensive patients may leave a physician two ways of approaching the disease: monotherapy or combination therapy. Both are widely practiced by physicians across the globe and yet the question still remains: which is more appropriate to use in most conditions?

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Insulin Glargine & Insuline Glulisine

June 19, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Sanofi-Aventis announced recently the results of a study that demonstrated that patients using Lantus (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection) once-daily and Apidra (insulin glulisine [rDNA origin] injection) before meals reported improved patient reported outcomes and decreased glycemic variability versus patients treated with premix analog insulin.

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