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Research on Diabetes-Cancer link

Diabetics, be wary of the “Big C”. A recent study in Japan, published in Archives of Internal Medicine, concluded that the growth of cancer cells in liver or pancreas may be triggered by the excess insulin of patients with adult-onset diabetes.

Sleep Loss leads to poor Diabetes Control

A good snooze and sweet dreams may translate to acceptable blood sugar control, researchers based in the University of Chicago noted. Related terms:proper sleep affects HgbA1csleep deprivation hba1ccan lack of sleep affect hba1cDiabetes and Sleep: Sleep Loss and Blood Sugar Controlhba1c and diabetes relation to sleepinsulin diabetes control poorkristen knutson diabetessleep loss and diabetes

Fiber-rich Diet Thwarts Gestational Diabetes

Those planning to get pregnant should go heavy on whole grain bread and cereals, according to a recent study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Related terms:gestational diabetes diet philippinesgestational diabetes diet for Filipinosfilipino diet for gestational diabetesfilipino healthy diet for gestational diabetesfilipino diabetic pregnant diet planpinoy diet plan for gestational diabetesnutritional guidelines for […]

Kidney Stone Treatment and Diabetes

People getting treatment for kidney stones may do well to think first before undergoing a common treatment to remove kidney stones. A new study done by Mayo Clinic researchers found that shock wave lithotripsy, which uses shock waves to break up kidney stones into smaller pieces, significantly increases the risk for diabetes and hypertension later […]

Gestational diabetes ups risk for type 2 diabetes

One in four women who had gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy) will go on to develop diabetes in 15 years, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Researchers examined data for 5,470 women with gestational diabetes and 783 women without gestational diabetes who were seen for postnatal follow-up […]

Intensive Diabetes Care Benefits Tots

Children with type 1 diabetes are more likely to benefit from a more intensive management of the disease. It debunked previous studies which said the use of intensive insulin therapy has its hangups, one of which is significant weight gain. Researchers reported in the Journal o f Pediatrics that young patients,who frequently monitored their blood […]

Interferon Alpha Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston concluded that a minimal dose of oral interferon alpha could preserve beta cell function for patients who are newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Stanley Brod, principal investigator of the trial explains that interferon alpha can extend the ‘honeymoon phase’ of the disease, allowing […]

Eye Damage in Type 1 Diabetes

University of Minnesota Medical School researcher Michael Mauer, MD, has found a treatment that significantly slows the progression of eye injury in people with type 1 diabetes, a common complication caused by this disease. By administering an anti-hypertensive (medication commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure), Mauer and colleagues were able to slow progression of […]

Stop Type 2 Diabetes at Childhood

There is an increase in the number of children being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Medical experts blame this condition on a culture steeped in junk food and inactivity that has led to more obese kids.

Post-Surgical Risks for Diabetes

In a study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, it was indicated that diabetics who would undergo total joint replacement are more at risk for complications after surgery due to their pre-existing health conditions. However, the study otherwise claimed that those complications are less likely to occur when a diabetic patient has […]