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2012-10-16 04:01:55

The primary objective of this 22 week study is to investigate the change in glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) after receiving the new drug, as compared to those receiving a placebo. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 In recent years, the number of patients with type 2 diabetes has continuously been increasing worldwide. According to the information published in 2009 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the number of patients with diabetes was estimated to be 285 million...

2012-09-18 23:05:32

Twenty minutes of daily, vigorous physical activity over just three months can reduce a child's risk of diabetes as well as his total body fat - including dangerous, deep abdominal fat — but 40 minutes works even better, researchers report. "If exercise is good for you, then more exercise ought to be better for you and that is what we found for most of our outcomes," said Dr. Catherine Davis, clinical health psychologist at the Institute of Public and Preventive Health at Georgia...

Diabetes Risk High for Ethnic Minorities
2012-09-11 10:23:25

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study by the Wellcome Trust and British Heart Foundation has found that half of all people of African, African Caribbean and South Asian ethnic backgrounds will have diabetes by the time they reach 80 years of age. Researchers utilized the Southhall and Brent REvisited (SABRE) study to examine the extent of the role played by ethnic background in the development of type 2 diabetes for several minority ethnic groups. They...

2012-09-04 11:01:47

People whose blood sugar is on the high end of the normal range may be at greater risk of brain shrinkage that occurs with aging and diseases such as dementia, according to new research published in the September 4, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Numerous studies have shown a link between type 2 diabetes and brain shrinkage and dementia, but we haven't known much about whether people with blood sugar on the high end of normal...


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