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2014-09-08 08:26:41

Can diabetes be reversed? This medical mystery has now been solved by medical researchers with a simple 3-step diet plan MIAMI, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 40% of American adults will develop and be diagnosed with Diabetes Type II. Diabetes is one disease from a larger group of known metabolic diseases. With Diabetes, high blood sugar levels continue over a prolonged period of time and may cause complications such as Stroke, Heart Disease, Blindness, and Kidney Failure....

2014-09-05 23:05:02

Tea contains substances that have been linked to good health. Regular tea drinkers are less likely to develop diabetes and may have a lower risk of heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Tea, especially green tea, is often said to be good for your health. Tea contains substances linked to a lower risk for heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. But keep tea's healthy boost in perspective, says the September 2014 Harvard Men's Health Watch. "Tea consumption,...

2014-09-04 23:02:56

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Continuous glucose monitoring devices are smart, tiny automated machines that provide a wide range of information about a patient’s fluctuating blood glucose levels such as the frequency, magnitude, direction, duration and causes of the...

2014-09-04 08:30:19

Core Phase III clinical trial program complete; BIL showed consistent HbA1c superiority against comparators INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company's (NYSE: LLY) basal insulin peglispro (BIL) demonstrated a statistically significant lower hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) compared with insulin glargine (Lantus(®)) at 26 weeks and 52 weeks, respectively, in the IMAGINE-1 and IMAGINE-3 Phase III clinical trials in patients with type 1 diabetes. Patients in these...

2014-09-04 08:30:08

DENVER, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, will host an online Google+ Hangout on Air called "Kidney Diet Tips: Diabetes Edition" on Monday, Sept. 8 at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET. The online event will feature dietitians who specialize in kidney- and diabetes-friendly diets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO Kidney Diet Tips:...

2014-09-04 08:29:52

Mithril Capital Management Leads $40M Series C Financing to Join Early Investors General Catalyst, Bessemer and Domain Associates WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fractyl Laboratories Inc. today announced positive clinical data for the first procedural therapy to directly treat the underlying digestive causes of insulin resistance in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. The non-invasive Revita(TM) Duodenal Mucosal Resurfacing(TM) (DMR) procedure is designed to...

2014-09-03 20:23:43

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "Epicast Report: Diabetic Macular Edema - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Macular edema (ME) occurs due to the thickening and swelling (edema) of the macula, which is the area of the retina that is responsible for central vision. In ME, fluid and protein deposits collect on or under the macula of the eye, due to a breakdown in the blood-retinal barrier. The occurrence of ME is highly frequent in...

2014-09-03 12:29:59

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Keeping children with diabetes safe, healthy and fully involved in school activities is the goal of the following initiatives being announced today by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) in Toronto: -- The North American launch of the global Kids and Diabetes in Schools (KiDS) project and information pack offering resources to teachers, children and parents...

2014-09-03 12:25:23

Oct. article in Life Extension magazine reveals potential cancer risks FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study shows what researchers have suspected for years--consuming carbohydrates dramatically increases the risk for a common type of breast cancer, a kind that is notoriously hard to treat, according to an article scheduled for publication in the Oct. Life Extension Magazine. The study, published earlier this year in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers &...

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2014-09-03 02:45:10

Maya Sandler, PLOS Regular consumption of a healthy breakfast may help children lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study, conducted by Angela Donin of St. George's University of London and colleagues, found an association between children who reported skipping breakfast most days and higher levels of known diabetes risk factors. The researchers reached these conclusions after conducting a cross-sectional study...


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Diabetes (journal)
2012-05-12 21:44:48

Diabetes is a peer-reviewed medical journal published since 1952 by the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes is a separate journal from the journal Diabetes Care, which is also published by the ADA. Diabetes covers research about the physiology and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus, including any aspect of laboratory, animal or human research. Emphasis is on investigative reports focusing on areas such as the pathogenesis of diabetes and its complications, normal and pathologic...

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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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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grass-comber
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