Is Alzheimer's Just Late-Stage Type 2 Diabetes?

By | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 16:22

Diabetes and Alzheimer's are thought to be linked through excess insulin production flooding into the brain, disrupting amyloid plaque removal.

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One Meal A Day Better For People With Type 2 Diabetes: Mediterranean Diet Trumps Low-Fat, Low-Carb Alternatives

By | Sun, 12/01/2013 - 19:13

For people with diabetes, one large Mediterranean meal a day may be better than three low-fat or low-carb meals.


Pre-Existing Diabetes During Pregnancy Greatly Increases Risk Of Stillbirth, Infant Death

By | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 12:41

Pre-existing diabetes during pregnancy can make a woman four times more likely to deliver a stillbirth.

Mexican Obesity Epidemic Stems From Poor Diet, Lack Of Exercise

Mexico's Obesity Epidemic Prompts Talk Of Mandatory Health Screenings For Everyone At Age 18

By | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 17:57

With the vast majority of Mexicans overweight or obese, health experts say the government should institute mandatory screenings for every man and woman at age 18.

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Diabetes Patients Using Mail-Order Pharmacy Less Likely To Visit ER

By | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 06:00

Diabetes patients who received prescribed heart medications from Kaiser Permanente's mail-order pharmacy were less likely to visit the emergency room. Are mail-order pharmacies a good thing?

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Kids' Resting Heart Rates On The Rise, Increasing Risk Of Heart Disease, Diabetes

By | Fri, 11/15/2013 - 12:55

Kids’ resting heart rates are on the rise, averaging two beats per minute more than they were 30 years ago.

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'Breathalyzer' For Diabetes? Needle-Free Test Measures Blood Glucose

By | Thu, 11/14/2013 - 14:20

Researchers have developed a needle-free breathalyzer test that accurately measures blood-glucose levels in people who have been diagnosed with diabetes.

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High Acidic Diet Linked To Diabetes Risk In Women

By | Wed, 11/13/2013 - 12:55

Women who consume highly acidic foods, such as animal products, are at a greater risk for developing diabetes, according to a new study.


14-Pound Utah Baby Likely Biggest Born In US For 2013 [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 11/02/2013 - 11:56

Baby J.J. was born at a record-breaking 14 pounds, a weight that some doctors attribute to his mother's type 1 diabetes.

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Weight-Loss Surgery More Effective Than Diet And Exercise For Obese

By | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 21:00

Obese patients who underwent weight-loss surgery lost more weight than those who only dieted and exercised, had better outcomes in terms of obesity-related disease, and reported a better overall quality of life.


Diabetes Vaccine Breakthrough Names Specific Virus Causing The Disease

By | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 16:56

A team of Finnish doctors say they've made a breakthrough in diabetes vaccine research.


Miniature Pancreas Grown By Danish Researchers From Stem Cells

By | Sat, 10/19/2013 - 18:50

Danish researchers believe they have found a potential new diabetes therapy through growing miniature pancreatic organs.

Diabetes Eye Implant Rejected By FDA, For Third Time

Iluvien Eye Implant Rejected By FDA For Safety Reasons; Device Approved By Some European Regulators For Diabetes Complications

By | Sat, 10/19/2013 - 14:38

U.S. regulators rejected for a third time an eye implant from Alimera, citing safety concerns for the device that treats retinal swelling, a complication of diabetes.


Fatty Liver Disease On The Rise

By | Fri, 10/18/2013 - 13:27

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is on the rise among children and adults. What can you do to prevent this symptomless condition?

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Diabetes Could Double The Risk Of Esophageal Cancer In Patients With Barrett's Esophagus

By | Mon, 10/14/2013 - 19:39

Patients with Barrett's esophagus have already experienced a change in their esophageal lining, putting them at risk for developing cancer. Having diabetes, however, can increase their risk for developing cancer by almost double, a new study found.