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2012-07-12 23:01:30

Cocoa the pure form of chocolate has been proven to reduce the risk of stroke and improve blood flow for people with Type 2 Diabetes. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 Diabetes Support Supplements, a new dietary supplement from ProactiveLife, is the first product to infuse pure cocoa powder with nine other ingredients to provide support for healthy blood glucose levels and cardiovascular support. Recent studies have shown pure cocoa lowers cardiovascular risk. According to...

2012-07-06 10:50:21

SAGE sponsors symposium on cardiovascular disease prevention European experts in cardiovascular medicine will today gather at a two day symposium to address the national agenda on cardiovascular disease prevention, held at Imperial College London and sponsored by leading independent academic and professional publisher SAGE. One session at the conference, chaired by Professors Joep Perk and David Wood will focus on the new 2012 Joint European Societies' Guidelines on cardiovascular...

2012-06-26 06:24:52

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Addressing the growing health crisis resulting from prolonged sitting and inactivity, Ergotron, a leading manufacturer of sit-to-stand office solutions and a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc. (Nasdaq "NTK"), is hosting the 2nd Annual JustStand(TM) Wellness Summit at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. At the day-long event, researchers will be announcing breaking results from several...

Ongoing and Sustained Clinical Support Required By People With Type 2 Diabetes
2012-06-13 16:36:08

Study analyses impact of one-off advice session and ongoing support for patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes Research led by the University of Leicester concludes that people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes need ongoing advice from GPs sustained over a number of years rather than a one-off session when they are first diagnosed. Although a single programme for people with newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes mellitus shows sustained improvements in some illness beliefs at three years,...

2012-05-10 06:27:17

CORALVILLE, Iowa, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McCord Research has awarded Tom Karagiannis, Ph.D., and his research team at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia, a $150,000 research grant to study the effects of its patent pending Olivamine. "The grant is for one year but it is anticipated that the grant will be renewed annually," according to Darlene McCord, Ph.D., CEO of McCord Research. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/CG05130LOGO) The...

2012-04-24 05:29:32

By: Demetria "Dee" Hobbs, Ivanhoe  Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Globally, more than 180 million people have diabetes; and by the year 2025, the number of diabetic patients is expected to increase by another 200 million. In the United States alone, one in ten healthcare dollars is attributed to diabetes, costing patients and the government more than a hundred billion dollars a year in medical expenditures. Diabetes can only be controlled, it cannot be cured, or can...

2012-04-19 11:34:00

New study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation In the study, all-cause and CVD mortality risks were found to be significantly higher among study participants that didn't exercise compared with active participants at all blood pressure levels. Moreover, the excess mortality risks of physical inactivity, when converted into a "blood pressure equivalence of physical activity" measurement, revealed that physical inactivity was similar to a rise...

Men Who Treat Their Diabetes With Insulin Face Higher Risk Of Heart Disease
2012-03-27 07:07:59

Researchers at Brigham and Women´s Hospital (BWH) have conducted a study showing a link between diabetes and heart risks in men. According to the study, men who used insulin to treat their Type 2 diabetes and who did not have a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) were at a higher risk for major cardiovascular events such as death, heart attack or stroke than those men who had a history of CVD. The BWH team presented their findings at the American College of Cardiology 2012 Annual...

2012-03-02 13:29:34

UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists have uncovered how a specific protein's previously unsuspected role contributes to the deterioration of heart muscle in patients with diabetes. Investigators in the mouse study also have found a way to reverse the damage caused by this protein. The new research, available online and published in the March 1 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, was carried out in the laboratory of Dr. Joseph Hill, director of the Harry S. Moss Heart...