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Sleep Loss leads to poor Diabetes Control

December 4, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

A good snooze and sweet dreams may translate to acceptable blood sugar control, researchers based in the University of Chicago noted. » Continue Reading

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Gestational diabetes ups risk for type 2 diabetes

November 29, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

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 between 1971 and 2003. » Continue Reading

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Stop Type 2 Diabetes at Childhood

November 5, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

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. » Continue Reading

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Post-Surgical Risks for Diabetes

November 4, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

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 glucose levels under control. “We found that controlled glucose levels really do make a aifterence for the patient,” said study co-author Dr. Milford Marchant Jr., an orthopedic surgeon who conducted tne study with colleagues of the adult Reconstruction Section at Duke University Medical Center.

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Sleep Apnea link with Diabetes

November 3, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Results of a study indicate that there a a statistically significant association between type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) during REM sleep. “Type 2 diabetes is a multifactorial disorder. REM-related OSA and s metabolic effects need to be nvestigated in more depth, and this can provide another unique avenue for intervention and control of type 2 diabetes,” said Dr. Kamran Mahmood, one of the principal nvestigators of the study. » Continue Reading

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Sleeping Troubles and Diabetes

November 2, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Trouble sleeping at night? A new study by the New England Research Institutes in collaboration with researchers from Yale School of Medicine found that men who sleep too much or too little are at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Osteoporosis Risk in Avandia

October 6, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

The diabetes drug, rosiglitazone (Avandia) may increase risk for bone thinning or osteoporosis, which could help explain why diabetics may have an increased risk of fractures. The study found that the drug increased the activity of the cells that degrade bones in mice; according to results published online in Nature Medicine. GlaxoSmithKline, the company that markets the drug, has already acknowledged that a study has found that there is a higher risk of fractures among women who take Avandia. » Continue Reading

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Children of Diabetics More Aware of Risk

October 2, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

A Japanese study reveals that adult offspring of type 2 diabetics are more aware that they are at increased risk of developing the disease than their parents. According to Dr. Keiko Kazuma and colleagues at the University of Tokyo, genetics and lifestyle could more likely contribute to the development of the disease among persons with type 2 diabetic parents. » Continue Reading

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Fat Accumulation Key to Diabetes Risk

October 1, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Fat accumulation in relation to body size influences a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study.

Researchers in Netherlands studied the size of birth, adult body size, and sensitivity to the blood regularing hormone insulin in young adults. They found that a person’s fat mass in adulthood was the only factor significantly related to insulin sensitivity, which is a precursor of diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Lower limb amputations caused by skin changes

September 25, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Lower limb amputations are a common complication in diabetes. Now, researchers from the University of Bristol in the UK have discovered why patients develop a condition which leads to amputation of the lower limbs. They say it is caused by an alteration in the skin tissue before leg ulcer develops. » Continue Reading

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