Latest Diabulimia Stories

2012-08-13 07:17:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While people with high body mass index (BMI) could be more susceptible to developing Type 2 diabetes, they could also live longer than those who contract the disease and are thinner, claims a new study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). According to Time.com reporter Alice Park, the phenomenon is known as the "obesity paradox," and Northwestern University Associate Professor of Preventive...

2012-07-09 17:13:49

A third of the world´s human population is infected with a dormant tuberculosis bacteria, primarily people living in developing countries. The bacteria presents a lifelong TB risk. Recent research out of the University of Copenhagen demonstrates that the risk of tuberculosis breaking out is four times as likely if a person also suffers from diabetes. Meanwhile, as a diabetic, a person is five times as likely to die during tuberculosis treatment. The growing number of diabetics in Asia...

2012-04-24 22:31:49

Participants were aged from 17 to 64 and had suffered from eating disorders for an average of 20 years Eating disorders can be triggered by lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, relationship problems, abuse and sexual assault, according to research published in the May issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing. Even changing school or moving home can prove too much for some young people and lead to conditions such as anorexia or bulimia. Researchers from the...

2011-11-11 01:45:46

Diabetics with kidney failure shouldn't lower their blood glucose as much as diabetics without kidney failure Highlights:     Diabetic patients with kidney failure benefit the most when their hemoglobin A1C levels, which reflect blood glucose levels, are between 7% and 8%.     For diabetics who need dialysis, hemoglobin A1C levels of 8% or greater or less than 7% put them at increased risk of dying prematurely compared to patients with levels between 7.0%...

2008-12-11 09:48:00

Children with diabetes are at an increased risk for developing eating disorders and researchers want to know if it's their disease or treatment that's to blame."Diabetes treatment prescribes obsessive food behavior, such as carbohydrate restriction," said Dr. Deborah Young-Hyman, pediatric psychologist in the Medical College of Georgia's Georgia Prevention Institute. "We want to know if those prescribed behaviors contribute to disordered eating and/or whether there are physiological...

2008-09-10 12:00:51

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders in the fields of diabetes and eating disorders from across the U.S. and Canada will convene in Minneapolis to begin the process of setting international standards for treatment of the dual diagnosis of these two disorders. Organizers want to raise awareness, collect current best practices, define research questions and submit a peer reviewed paper to a major medical journal critically reviewing this field. They also hope to identify...

2008-06-26 18:00:49

The Jonas Brothers are one of today's hottest bands, with one of the summer's most highly-anticipated tours, appearances on TV, and a new album coming out in August. But what most people don't realize is that while he's singing and playing on stage with his brothers, Nick Jonas, 15, is also wearing an insulin pump. The cover story of the July 2008 issue of Diabetes Forecast, the consumer magazine of the American Diabetes Association, shares the Jonas family's struggle with Nick's diagnosis of...

2007-01-31 09:00:17

RESTON, Va., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of people suffer from the chronic pain and complications of autonomic neuropathy, a degenerative nerve disease. A new book suggests that this suffering can be effectively treated by raising blood sugar levels at key points. In doing so, Type 4 Diabetes raises the prospect that neuropathy, fibromyalgia and Alzheimer's may be all linked to diabetes as symptoms of the same problem with glucose metabolism. "Type 4 Diabetes: Elevated Insulin. Lower...

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