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July 28, 2016

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July 28, 2016

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

Breastfeeding Alters Maternal Metabolism, Protects Against Diabetes for Up to 15 Years After Delivery

July 20, 2016 — An interdisciplinary team of scientists has studied the metabolism of women with gestational diabetes after giving birth. They were able to show that breastfeeding for more than three months brings ... 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

Eating Healthy Fats in Place of Carbs or Saturated Fats Improves Risk Factors for Diabetes

July 19, 2016 — Eating more unsaturated fats in place of either dietary carbohydrate or saturated fat reduces blood sugar, insulin levels, and other metrics related to type 2 diabetes, according to a new ... 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

No Significant Difference Found Between Glucose-Lowering Drugs for Risk of Death

July 19, 2016 — Among nearly 120,000 adults with type 2 diabetes, there were no significant differences in the associations between any of 9 available classes of glucose-lowering drugs (alone or in combination) and ... read more

Estimated Prevalence of Diabetes Among Adolescents Higher Than Previously Reported

July 19, 2016 — The prevalence of diabetes among U.S. adolescents has been estimated by a new study that showed the percentage of those who were unaware of their diabetes, and the prevalence of prediabetes using ... 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

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