Latest Glycemia Stories

2009-09-24 06:40:00

Recent studies conducted by Dr Eric Blough and his colleagues at Marshall University have shown that use of the common pain reliever acetaminophen may help prevent age-associated muscle loss and other conditions.

2009-08-26 07:45:12

Mild glucose intolerance in pregnancy may be an early identifier of women who are at increased risk of heart disease in the future, according to a new Canadian study.

2009-06-21 12:47:55

Obesity is probably the most important factor in the development of insulin resistance, but science's understanding of the chain of events is still spotty.

2009-06-01 09:09:01

It is commonly known that alcoholism and alcohol intoxications are connected with severe violent crimes such as homicides. For instance, in Finland even 80 per cent of these crimes happen in alcohol intoxications.

2009-03-05 17:26:27

U.S. researchers say older adults with impaired glucose tolerance seem at greater risk for heart disease.

2009-03-03 08:33:21

A major international diabetes study of more than 52,000 patients from eight countries has shown that using biphasic BIAsp 30 insulin resulted in significant clinical improvements and greater patient satisfaction.

2009-01-27 20:39:06

Nearly one-third of U.S. adults age 65 and older have diabetes, while an additional 30 percent have pre-diabetes, researchers said.

2008-12-04 08:16:44

The combination of genetics and glycemic control may make some diabetics more likely to have heart disease.A new report from Harvard Medical School finds patients with type 2 diabetes who have poor glycemic control and a certain genetic variation are more at risk of coronary artery disease (CAD).Genetic variation on chromosome 9p21 has been associated with increased risk of CAD in the general population. Researchers wanted to know how it affected type 2 diabetics and whether poor glycemic...

2008-10-13 12:00:42

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc. , a global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, announced today that it has acquired the EndoTool(R) business from MD Scientific, LLC.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.