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Depression and Diabetes threaten Eyesight

October 1, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A five-year study indicates that diabetic patients who suffer from depression are more likely to develop a serious complication known as diabetic retinopathy.

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Antipsychotic Drugs may Elevate Hyperglycemia Risk

September 29, 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?

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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