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2012-02-16 13:06:34

On the health front, the poor often have at least two things going against them: a lack of insurance and chronic illnesses, of which diabetes is among the most common. The federal Affordable Care Act would expand the capacity of the nation's 8,000 community health centers to provide care for low-income, largely minority patients – from the current 20 million to about 40 million by 2015. The federal government is also trying to ensure that these community health centers deliver...

2012-02-01 14:05:06

New research from Uppsala University shows that reduced insulin sensitivity is linked to smaller brain size and deteriorated language skills in seniors. The findings are now published in the scientific journal Diabetes Care. The main hormonal function of insulin is to support the uptake and use of glucose in muscles and fat tissues. However, in an earlier article recently published in Molecular Neurobiology, Christian Benedict from the Department of Neuroscience at Uppsala University has...

2012-01-25 04:57:05

Lifestyle counseling, practiced as part of routine care for people with diabetes, helps people more quickly lower blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels and keep them under control, according to a large, long-term study published in the February issue of Diabetes Care. Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) conducted a retrospective cohort study of more than 30,000 people with diabetes who received diet, exercise and weight-loss counseling in a primary care setting...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

Fit4D´s Launch of its Proprietary Lifestyle Modification Program (LMP) Delivers Targeted and Personalized Patient Interactions in Scale (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Fit4D, also known as Fitness4Diabetics.com LLC (http://www.fit4d.com) announced today that it will launch its Lifestyle Modification Program (LMP) that engages and inspires people with diabetes toward improved health. This program is critical to address alarming diabetes trends as the CDC estimates that as many as 1 in 3 U.S....


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Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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