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Successful Islet Cell Transplant

A new study shows that islet cells (clusters of pancreatic cells that produce insulin) from living donors may be better for diabetes treatment. Comparing samples from living and deceased donors, the study shows that 94 percent of islet cells from living donors were viable for transplant, while only 42 percent can be used from deceased […]

Better Early Than Sorry

A couple in their early thirties gushed at the sight of their lovely first-born, tickled pink with that perfectly delicate smile. The mother, who had gestational diabetes (pregnancy-related diabetes), almost wept while recalling her difficult pregnancy. But it was all over, she thought. Although the baby was bigger than usual, he had a complete set […]

Vaccine for Autoimmune Diseases

Here’s good news for patients with Type 1 diabetes: a breakthrough in the cure of autoimmune diseases has been discovered in Toulouse, France and Berlin, Germany. Researchers from the University Hospital in Toulouse, France and Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch,Germany have developed a vaccine that can cure autoimmune diseases such as Type […]

Human Embryonic Cells Produce Insulin

A solution to diabetes is finally within reach, according to Geron Corporation, a US-based company that specializes in developing cures for the treatment of cancer and other degenerative diseases. The company has also pioneered the use of human embryonic stem cells for therapeutic claims. With the knowledge that human embryonic stem cells were found to […]

The Wet Woman

Accidental or involuntary leakage of urine, or urinary incontinence, is a common problem afflicting many women, both young and old. Unfortunately, many suffer in silence. This is so because they either feel embarrassed to talk About it or are led to believe that it is a “normal” consequence of childbirth, aging, or menopause or, even […]

Vitamin Supplements for Diabetics?

What vitamin supplements are good for an elderly person with diabetes? Many vitamin preparations and supplements abound in the market and are readily available to unwitting consumers. In fact, some manufacturers of these products have even become very aggressive in promoting them as cure all, “wonder” pills for many conditions, including diabetes mellitus and heart […]

Injecting Made Easy

Be it in the form of a pump, vial and syringe, or pen, an insulin device is a must for every diabetic in need of insulin. However, insulin devices aren’t the same in terms of yielding positive results. Based on a recent study, an insulinfilled pen is regarded as the best device in a number […]

Chickenpox Treatment

Chickenpox is a viral disease caused by the varicella zoster characterized by pinkish spots similar to blisters that spread all over a patient’s body. The small spots are itchy which can be burdensome to the patients and can be accompanied by runny nose, cough and sometimes even fever. Other symptoms of chicken pox include aching […]

What is Hemodialysis?

Acute renal failure, also known as chronic kidney disease or chronic kidney injury makes the kidneys to malfunction and lose the ability to filter the wastes and remove the extra fluid from the body. Once this happens to you, you will need hemodialysis. Hemodialysis is a procedure done which uses a man-made membrane called dialyzer […]

Proper Treatment for Diabetic Wounds

Having diabetes certainly challenges every person who has it. The incapability of producing glucose or sugar in one’s body is an irregularity that affects the entire body system. Any complications caused by diabetes should not be ignored because it can result into something bad. Hence, people should be more careful when they have this. This […]