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July 27, 2016

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July 27, 2016

Supervised Self-Monitoring Improves Diabetes Control in Clinical Trial

July 26, 2016 — For people with diabetes not treated with insulin, unsupervised self-monitoring of blood glucose levels has not been found effective at improving glycaemic control. In a randomized trial, researchers ... read more

Exercise Cuts Gestational Diabetes in Obese Pregnant Women

July 26, 2016 — Obese women who become pregnant are at higher risk of developing diabetes during their pregnancies. New research shows this risk can be reduced with ... read more

Overlooked Benefit of Successful Healthy Lifestyle Programs: Improved Quality-of-Life

July 26, 2016 — The value of a healthy lifestyle isn't only reflected by the numbers on the scale or the blood pressure cuff. Researchers have demonstrated that it can also be measured through improved ... read more

Diabetes: Factor 'Gender' Into Treatment, Say Experts

July 20, 2016 — The international guidelines for the management of diabetes mellitus (type 2) purport to observe factors such as age, social environment, the duration of the illness or associated health complaints. ... read more

Different Types of PUFAs Are Associated With Differential Risks for Type 2 Diabetes

July 19, 2016 — Different types of circulating polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are associated with differing future risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a large European study on the ... read more

Risk of Low Blood Sugar Differs Among Similar Diabetes Drugs

July 19, 2016 — Adding sulphonylureas (SUs) to metformin remains a commonly used strategy for treating type 2 diabetes, but individual SUs differ and may confer different risks of abnormally low blood sugar, or ... read more

Massive Diabetic Foot Disease Costs

July 19, 2016 — New research shows preventable hospitalization from diabetic foot disease is costing Australia hundreds of millions of dollars each ... read more

New Link Between Periodontal and Cerebrovascular Diseases

July 18, 2016 — A new study has revealed a relationship between chronic periodontitis and lacunar infarct, two common diseases in the elderly. Chronic periodontitis is an inflammatory disease of the gums, whereas ... read more

Soft Drink, Soft Price: Soda Prices Found to Be Significantly Low

July 18, 2016 — Researchers found a huge disparity between the price of soda, which is linked to the prevalence of health issues like diabetes, and milk -- a difference in price that could be narrowed by taxes like ... read more

Rise in Avoidable Diabetes Hospital Visits

July 18, 2016 — Hospital admissions for a short-term and avoidable complication of diabetes have risen by 39 per cent in the last ten years, a new analysis has ... read more

July 14, 2016 — Indiana University researchers have created a virtual tissue model of diabetes in the eye that shows precisely how a small protein that can both damage or grow blood vessels in the eye causes vision ... read more

Antibodies in Patients With Rare Disorder May Have Role Preventing Type 1 Diabetes

July 14, 2016 — People with a rare autoimmune disorder produce autoimmune antibodies that appear to be linked to a reduced occurrence of type 1 diabetes, new research has found. The study suggests these antibodies ... read more

Diabetic Patients Experience Superior Survival With Less Conventional CABG Surgery

July 14, 2016 — Diabetic patients who undergo heart bypass surgery are living longer and have much better long-term outcomes when cardiothoracic surgeons use arteries rather than veins for the bypasses, new research ... read more

Gut Bacteria Imbalance Increases Diabetes Risk

July 13, 2016 — Currently, scientists think the major contributors to insulin resistance are excess weight and physical inactivity, yet ground-breaking new research have discovered that specific imbalances in the ... read more

Adipose Analysis on Microfluidic Chips

July 13, 2016 — Scientists have developed a microfluidic chip where more than one hundred apidose-derived adult stem cell cultures can grow and divide. In the human body, adipose tissue acts as a primary energy ... read more

New Tool to Identify Persons With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

July 13, 2016 — Researchers have developed a diagnostic model that is highly predictive of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Referred to as the Framingham Steatosis Index, this novel model may become a cheaper and ... read more

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: When Genes Fail to Respond

July 13, 2016 — It is widely accepted that physical exercise lowers the risk of developing diabetes. Yet in one in five participants in related studies this positive effect fails to materialize. Researchers and ... read more

July 13, 2016 — New findings reveal the genetic basis of how cavefish have adapted to their extreme environment, information that might one day lead to new kinds of treatments for diabetes and other ... read more

New Diabetes Screening Recommendation Misses More Than Half of High-Risk Patients

July 12, 2016 — Fifty-five percent of high-risk patients were missed by diabetes screening guidelines, according to a new study. Not identifying patients with diabetes and prediabetes prevents them from getting the ... read more

Diabetes Challenges, Inspires Family Members, Study Finds

July 12, 2016 — Better outcomes may be possible if family members receive support to help their loved ones with diabetes, according to a major international ... read more

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