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Statins may increase risk for Diabetes & Memory Loss

Early last week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced their addition of warning labels on statins, a group of cholesterol lowering drugs. The action comes on the heels of the agency’s review of medical literature, clinical trial data, and reports of adverse events leading to increased levels of blood sugar and potential memory […]

Diabetes may lead to Breast Cancer

If a woman has diabetes, there is a likelihood she will develop breast cancer later on. A study in Sweden led by Dr. Hakan Olsson, a professor of oncology at Lund University, looked into the medical records of more than 2,700 patients with breast cancer and about 20,500 patients who never had cancer. The records […]

Preggies with Diabetes at risk for Emergency Cesarean

A study revealed that the strength of uterine contractions in women with diabetes were slightly weaker than their non-diabetic counterparts, putting them at increased risk of emergency cesarean birth. Related terms:diabetes and weak uterine contractions during labourdiabetes pregnancy wray liverpooldiabetic weak uterusHow to treat a diabetic pregnant woman who has a weak uterus

ISDF: Revolutionizing Diabetes Education in the Philippines

What started as one man’s dream to spread awareness and knowledge about diabetes, has now become the first and only post-graduate school in the country that focuses solely on the study of diabetes. Related terms:diabetes in the philippinesdiabetes in the philippines statisticsisdf philippinesdiabetes philippinesisdf diabetes philippinesphilipin medical corse dibtology how meny timeisdf marikinadiabetology philippinesdiabetology training […]

Diabetes Care for Disadvantaged and Vulnerable

Living with diabetes is already hard as it is, more so if you happen to have this chronic condition while living on meager resources. A poor diabetic would require medications, hospitalizations, regular check-ups, insulin (for type 1 diabetics), and other things to spend on aside from his family’s basic needs. Because of this, some diabetics […]

Gluten-free Diet doesn’t reduce Babies’ risk of Diabetes

For the first year of babies with diabetes history in their families, a gluten-free diet does not lower the risk of developing diabetes, German researchers said recently. The study suggested that babies exposed to gluten as part of their early diet may be more likely to develop type 1 diabetes later in childhood. Related terms:baby […]

Hope for Diabetes Cure

It is widely regarded that diabetes is an incurable disease but that hasn’t stopped doctors from seeking out a cure for it. In that regard, the Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey in collaboration with one of the world’s leading researchers for diabetes recently announced that they are optimistic about a breakthrough procedure they […]

Delaying Diabetes Through Signal Pathway

Apart from obesity and lack of exercise as the main factors that pull the trigger on diabetes, researchers from the Institute of Cell Biology of ETH Zurich suggest the possibility that some diabetics may actually have an abnormality in signal pathway and deactivating it may delay the illness for many years. Related terms:hif1a ethztype 2 […]

Aromatherapy and Diabetes

Upon hearing the word, aromatherapy, people always associate it with massage. Aromatherapy though is more than just the soothing strokes and relaxing feel of massages; it is a mode of treatment that uses essential oils extracted from flowers, barks, roots or other parts of the plant. There are many health benefits from aromatherapy such as […]

Diabetes, Obesity and Asthma

“I am overweight Doc, can I develop asthma?” A question I hear almost everyday, the answer still surprises me to this day. Asthma (az-muh, as-) is a chronic disease that affects millions of people worldwide. Its primary cause is inflamed airways in the lungs. This inflammation makes the airways smaller, which makes it more difficult […]