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2011-05-25 21:02:05

A widely used combination of two common medications may cause unexpected increases in blood glucose levels, according to a study conducted at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University and Harvard Medical School.

2011-04-18 21:20:02

A new study of older diabetes patients has found that well-controlled blood sugar levels were associated with a lower risk of major complications such as heart attacks, amputation and kidney disease, but the very lowest blood sugar levels were associated with a small but significant increased risk of death.

2011-04-18 07:20:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Any clinician knows that there's a massive amount of new diabetes research and clinical information released daily, which makes keeping pace with best practices almost a full-time job.

2011-03-29 20:15:37

Over time, diabetes can wreak havoc on the body's eyes, cardiovascular system, kidneys and nerves.

2011-02-15 14:39:11

Individuals who have higher blood glucose levels and poorer control of those levels over time appear more likely to develop eye-related complications 10 years later.

2011-02-13 12:00:00

New approach lowers blood sugar in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes BOSTON, Feb. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diabetes can result from either a deficiency of insulin (type 1 or insulin-dependent diabetes) or decreased sensitivity to insulin (type 2 diabetes).

2011-01-24 15:12:59

Strokes are a leading cause of mortality and adult disability.

2010-09-21 06:30:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Paul Sorvino, living with type 2 diabetes, and his daughter, Academy-award winning actress Mira Sorvino, have teamed up with sanofi-aventis U.S.

2010-09-20 23:16:14

High blood glucose levels after surgery may be an important risk factor for infection at the surgical site in patients having general surgery.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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