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2013-09-24 10:42:21

Men with type 1 diabetes appear to be better at blood sugar control than women, but there is no significant difference in blood sugar control between boys and girls. These are the findings of new research presented at this week's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Barcelona, Spain. The research is by Professor Sarah Wild, University of Edinburgh, UK, and colleagues from the International quality of care for type 1 diabetes group. Since there are...

2013-09-04 08:18:58

A study based on a nationally representative sample of adults in China in 2010 indicates that nearly 12 percent of Chinese adults had diabetes and the prevalence of prediabetes was about 50 percent, according to a study in the September 4 issue of JAMA. "Noncommunicable chronic diseases have become the leading causes of mortality and disease burden worldwide. It was estimated that 34.5 million deaths globally were due to noncommunicable diseases in 2010, which reflected a significant...

2013-08-19 13:18:30

The longest and largest study of the effectiveness of insulin pumps to treat type 1 diabetes in children has shown that the pumps are more effective at controlling blood sugar than insulin injections and cause fewer complications. The research is published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, and is by Associate Professor Elizabeth Davis, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA, Australia and colleagues. The increasing use of...

2013-08-08 09:26:53

University of Washington-Group Health study in New England Journal of Medicine A joint Group Health–University of Washington (UW) study in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that higher blood sugar levels are associated with higher dementia risk, even among people who do not have diabetes. Blood sugar levels averaged over a five-year period were associated with rising risks for developing dementia, in this report about more than 2,000 Group Health patients...

2013-07-18 23:22:39

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, announces the launch of Berberine+ GlucoDefense™, a proprietary blend of three ingredients that support healthy blood sugar levels. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced the launch of Berberine+ GlucoDefense™, a unique blood sugar supplement formulated by Julian Whitaker, MD, that safely and naturally supports normal blood glucose and...

2013-07-15 23:00:21

New book details how Johnson’s wife coped with Type II diabetes in, ‘How My Wife Saved Her Life.’ COMPTON, MD. (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Nearly 26 million Americans suffer from diabetes, says the American Diabetes Association. Sharon Johnson, wife of author Paige Johnson, was shocked and horrified when she joined the ranks of the 26 million other Americans. Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Sharon knew she had to make some serious changes to her life if she was going to survive....


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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