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Latest Complications of diabetes mellitus Stories

2013-12-10 10:23:20

Cardiovascular complications and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) were common nonfatal complications in adults 60 years of age and older with diabetes, according to a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Nearly half of the 24 million patients with diabetes mellitus in the United States are older than 60 years and that number is expected to double in the next two decades, according to the study background. Research suggests advancing age and the duration of...

2013-11-21 23:00:55

Dr. Susan Goldfarb of Advanced Periodontics & Implant Care is helping residents in Teaneck, NJ reduce their risk of diabetes or better manage existing diabetes by highlighting the connection between gum disease and diabetes during November’s Diabetes Awareness Month. Research has proven the link between these two diseases, and Dr. Goldfarb offers the latest treatments, including laser gum surgery, to combat periodontal infection and improve overall health. Teaneck, NJ (PRWEB)...

2013-11-18 23:00:54

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and Drs. Akin and West of Nashville Periodontal Group are increasing awareness about the connection between periodontal disease and diabetes. Offering the best in gum disease treatment in Nashville, TN, the team at Nashville Periodontal Group makes it easier for patients to reduce their risk of contracting or experiencing complications of diabetes. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 All month long, the doctors and staff at Nashville Periodontal...

Diabetes Weakens Bones
2013-11-13 08:01:33

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Type 2 diabetes causes a myriad of debilitating complications. The long list includes vascular and heart disease, eye problems, nerve damage, kidney disease, hearing problems and even Alzheimer's disease. Doctors have suspected for a while that osteoporosis may be another complication to add to the list. Now, a new study from the Mayo Clinic has confirmed that skeletal degeneration can now be associated with diabetes. Sundeep...

2013-10-02 10:50:34

Findings prompt call for tighter glucose control during surgery in high-risk diabetic patients A new study released today shows that among patients undergoing surgery for chronic wounds related to diabetes, the risk of wound-related complications is affected by how well the patient's blood sugar levels are controlled before surgery. These findings appear in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons...

2013-06-11 11:33:07

A study of older adults with diabetes mellitus (DM) suggests a bidirectional association between hypoglycemic (low blood glucose) events and dementia, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. There is a growing body of evidence that DM may increase the risk for developing cognitive impairment, including Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia, and there is research interest in whether DM treatment can prevent cognitive decline....


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