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More Fish, Greater Diabetes Risk?

August 20, 2011 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

August 10, 2011 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?

August 9, 2011 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

August 8, 2011 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

August 7, 2011 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

August 6, 2011 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

August 5, 2011 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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Diabetes Patients recover better after Colon Surgery

August 4, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

In terms of postoperative complications and in-hospital mortality, diabetes patients fare better after colon cancer surgery than do persons without diabetes.

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Artificial Pancreas may help control type 1 diabetes

August 2, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A two-hormone closed-loop artificial pancreas using a computer algorithm may tighten blood sugar control in patients with type 1 diabetes while lowering risk for hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). This is according to the results of a recent study of Science Translational Medicine.

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