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Women and Diabetes

If diabetes were a gender issue, then women should fight for gender equality. Why? Because women are at a losing end when it comes to diabetes and its many complications compared to men. For one, diabetes causes more complications in women than in men, some of which are unique to women. Being diabetic makes a […]

Strict Blood Sugar Control Reduces Diabetes Heart Risk

Results of a 20-year study confirm that tight blood sugar control reduces the risk of heart disease by more than half among people with type 1 diabetes. The study called the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that those who used aggressive methods to control blood sugar […]

Diabetes Drug may cut Lung Cancer Risk

Thiazolidinediones (TZDs), a class of diabetic drugs, may significantly reduce the risk of death among patients with type 2 diabetes and lung cancer.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Diabetes

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), or Stein-Leventhal syndrome affects 5 to 10% of women of reproductive age and most don’t even know that they have it. The syndrome has been known for about seventy-five years and though doctors are still not very sure what causes it, it is one of the leading causes of infertility. Related […]

Get Moving for a longer life free of Diabetes

Now you have another reason to keep yourself moving. Results of a new study found that people who are physically active live longer and enjoy more years free from diabetes than those who are inactive.

Same Test for Pre-Diabetes and Kidney Disease

A test that predicts early kidney failure may also mark pre-diabetes. Pre-diabetes occurs when the amount of sugar or glucose in the blood is found to be higher than normal, an indicator that glucose is not being used well by cells. Related terms:pre diabetes and kidneypre-diabetis kidney stonesprediabetes and kidneytokwa good for kidneys?

Cord Blood May Help Prevent Diabetes

Scientists at the University of Florida have found that blood umbilical cord might safely preserve insulin in children newly diagnosed with type I diabetes, and this may be a new potential remedy for the disease. Results of the study were presented during the 67`h Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. […]

Media Workshop on Diabetes Pandemic

Medical experts predict that seven out of ten Asians will be diabetic by 2030, raising the diabetes prevalence to pandemic levels. This continent houses India, China, Indonesia, and Japan – top countries with the most number of diabetics in the world. Related terms:diabetes workshop sponsored by glaxosmithkline

Modest Rise in Diabetes Linked to Too Much Fruit Juice

According to a study done by the Nurses’ Health Study, women should start eating green leafy vegetables and whole fruits and stay away from fruit juices if they want to stay diabetes-free.

Glucagon and Diabetes

Individuals with diabetes have a lot to look out for when it comes to managing their blood sugar levels. We commonly hear about people who need insulin to lower glucose levels in their blood, which is a part of what diabetes is all about.