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Diabetes may up Cancer Death

November 5, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A meta-analysis conducted by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health identified a positive link between pre-existing diabetes and cancer deaths.

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Allowed to Grow Older

September 26, 2019 Category :Health Watch 0

There’s a saying in the vernacular (Tagalog), “Ang masamang damo ay matagal mamatay.”Translated literally, “Bad grasses (thorns and thistles) live longer.”This refers to the perception that wicked people or bad guys outlive their righteous counterparts—which has no statistical or scientific basis. You would also hear people say, “Ang bait mo naman, sana kunin ka no ni Lord” (“You’re so kind, may the Lord take you to heaven”). These messages seem to indicate that longevity rests on whether you are good or bad, preferably the latter, if you want to live longer.

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Diabetes Patients recover better after Colon Surgery

March 25, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

In terms of postoperative complications and in-hospital mortality, diabetes patients fare better after colon cancer surgery than do persons without diabetes.

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Depression Care Prolongs Lives of Older Diabetics

February 17, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Older adults with diabetes and depression who receive depression care management are half as likely to die over a five-year period than depressed patients with diabetes who receive none, according to a study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Results of the study, the first known trial that linked diabetes and mortality in a depression intervention trial, were published in the December 2007 issue of Diabetes Care. » Continue Reading

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