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February 10, 2016

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February 10, 2016

Feb. 4, 2016 — Diabetes patients traditionally monitor their daily blood glucose levels by using a conventional meter which requires blood sampling from the finger tips. The discomfort of pain and risk of infection ... read more

New Target for the Treatment of Fatty Liver Disease Discovered

Feb. 3, 2016 — Two proteins, p38 gamma and p38 delta, control the accumulation of fat in the liver, a process linked to the development of insulin resistance and diabetes, which are common outcomes of obesity, ... read more

Wine, Roses and a Walk on the Beach: Valentine's Day Ideas for Those With Diabetes

Feb. 1, 2016 — If the person you love loves chocolate, grabbing a gift for Valentine’s Day is a breeze. But if the person you love has diabetes or prediabetes, you have to think outside the heart-shaped box, says ... read more

Feb. 1, 2016 — The level of glucose in human blood depends on the continuous cooperation between two types of cells in the pancreas. Alpha cells secrete glucagon hormone that increases glucose in blood, while the ... read more

Community Lifestyle Intervention Reduces Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Diabetes Patients

Feb. 1, 2016 — It took just 16 two-hour classes on the basics of a healthy lifestyle to substantially reduce cardiovascular risks associated with type 2 diabetes and elevated fasting blood glucose levels for 110 ... read more

Obesity, Diabetes in Mom Increases Risk of Autism in Child

Jan. 29, 2016 — Children born to obese women with diabetes are more than four times as likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than children of healthy weight mothers without diabetes, new research ... read more

Jan. 28, 2016 — Exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with a larger waist and poorer cognition in children, researchers say. Researchers looked at passive smoke exposure in 220 overweight or obese 7-11-year-old ... read more

Jan. 28, 2016 — Reproduction is highly dependent on diet and the ability to use nutrients to grow and generate energy. New work dissects the links between metabolism and the development of eggs and may provide a new ... read more

Minorities Had Lower Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Than Whites, Study Shows

Jan. 28, 2016 — In a study of more than 1.3 million members in Northern California that stretched over 10 years, researchers found that blacks, Latinos and Asians generally had lower risk of coronary heart disease ... read more

Jan. 27, 2016 — Removal of a gene protected mice against arterial disease, and they stayed lean even when they ate more. The phenomenon underlying this beneficial phenotype is more active brown adipose tissue, a new ... read more

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Do Not Pose Risk to Unborn Child, Say Researchers

Jan. 27, 2016 — Women who take antidepressants during pregnancy do not appear to be at greater risk of giving birth to children with congenital heart defects compared to women who are not exposed to the drugs, ... read more

New Findings Point to Central Nervous System Role in Painful Diabetic Peripheral Nerve Disease

Jan. 27, 2016 — The central nervous system is a key contributor to the problem of painful peripheral nerve disease in people with diabetes, emerging evidence suggests. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) occurs in ... read more

Diabetes, Heart Disease, Smoking Increase Risk of Death for Older Adults With Dementia

Jan. 27, 2016 — Older adults with dementia and diabetes have a significantly higher risk for death than do people with just dementia, research shows. People with dementia who smoked tobacco were also at a much ... read more

Treating Major Depression in Older Adults With Diabetes May Lower Risk of Death

Jan. 27, 2016 — Effective treatment for depression could go a long way toward improving health status and even preventing death among older adults who also have diabetes, according to a new ... read more

Spending More on Food Is Associated With a Healthier Diet, Weight

Jan. 27, 2016 — According to an epidemiological study, increasing the money you spend on food is linked to a better quality diet, particularly increased consumption of fruit and vegetables, leading to a healthier ... read more

Jan. 27, 2016 — Diabetic neuropathy is the leading cause of amputation due to foot ulcers, costing the U.S. alone more than $10 billion annually. Now, students have developed SenseGO, a machine-washable sock ... read more

Scientists Make an Important Contribution to Decoding the Language of Cells

Jan. 27, 2016 — There are astonishing similarities between molecular mechanisms in neural stem cells and pancreatic islet cells, new research shows. This may lead to new forms of therapy, particularly for ... read more

Early Puberty Associated With Gestational Diabetes

Jan. 26, 2016 — Women who began having menstrual cycles at age 11 had a 39 percent higher risk of developing gestational diabetes, new research has demonstrated. The study followed more than 27,000 women and ... read more

A Woman's Heart Attack Causes, Symptoms May Differ from a Man's

Jan. 25, 2016 — Women frequently have different underlying causes of heart attacks than men, such as the types of plaque buildup. Compared to men, women tend to be undertreated and are less likely to participate in ... read more

Increased Diabetes Risk Associated With Youth Antipsychotic Treatment, Rare With Small Absolute Incidence Rates

Jan. 20, 2016 — Antipsychotic treatment in youth was associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, although the condition appeared to be rare with small absolute incidence rates, a review of medical ... read more

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