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2012-01-26 12:17:07

Having diabetes may cause women to experience a greater degree of hearing loss as they age, especially if the metabolic disorder is not well controlled with medication, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Women between the ages of 60 and 75 with well-controlled diabetes had better hearing than women with poorly controlled diabetes, with similar hearing levels to those of non-diabetic women of the same age. The study also shows significantly worse hearing in all...

2011-01-09 00:43:12

Dr. Anthony Azar Suggests Vidazorb® Probiotics to Help Ease Painful Symptoms Beltsville, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) January 07, 2011 According to the American Diabetes Association, 23.6 million children and adults in the United States -- 7.8% of the population -- now have diabetes, and this number is growing. Of this group, 5.7 million people have not yet been diagnosed and another 57 million people have pre-diabetes, when their blood glucose levels are higher than normal, making them especially...

2008-08-28 15:01:07

RBIs, batting averages, home runs, ERAs, strikeouts -- there are many numbers to keep track of in baseball. Some players and coaches have to watch other numbers, too, like blood glucose levels, carbohydrates, and insulin units. In the September issue of Diabetes Forecast, the consumer magazine of the American Diabetes Association, Sam Houston State University starting catcher Heath Pugh and his assistant coach, Chris Berry, who talk about playing baseball while wearing insulin pumps and the...

2008-07-18 06:00:20

By Heather May, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 18--Diabetic patients rarely end up in the hospital for more than a month like Larry Miller. But the Jazz owner and business magnate's poor health underscores the seriousness of a disease that continues to grow in Utah. Since Miller was admitted to an unspecified hospital June 10, Miller's family has not said what ails him but have attributed his stay to complications from diabetes. In announcing Miller's hospitalization in June, his oldest son,...

2006-04-03 09:25:56

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Poor blood sugar control and frequent emergency room visits are among the signs that a child or adolescent with diabetes may be suffering from depression, according to new research. The findings suggest that pediatricians or other healthcare providers "might want to consider screening for depressed mood" in young diabetic patients having trouble keeping their blood sugar under control, Dr. Jean M. Lawrence told Reuters Health. This...

2005-11-29 14:00:55

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A drop in levels of blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, that are severe enough to cause seizures or coma in young children with type 1 diabetes does not appear to result in impairments in mental ability (cognition) or behavior, according to results of a new study. Among children with type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes, those who develop the disease very early in life have shown signs of declines in mental abilities, Dr. Timothy W. Jones, from...