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2012-07-27 06:30:47

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. While research has shown that increasing the amount of n-3 fatty acids within your diet could help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, a new research shows that might not be all true.

2012-06-08 11:00:15

Millions of pre-diabetic Americans may be at increased risk of future stroke, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in a new meta-analysis of epidemiological studies, but the precise degree of that threat is confounded by differing medical definitions and factors that remain unknown or unmeasured.

2012-06-08 10:34:25

Millions of people suffering from pre-diabetes may be at a higher risk of stroke.

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2011-05-26 08:35:00

Unexpected increases in blood sugar levels may be caused by the combination use of an anti-depressant medication and a cholesterol lowering drug, according to researchers.

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.

2011-02-24 17:41:09

A two-country hospital study of 808 elderly patients found a strong association between high, undiagnosed blood glucose in non-diabetic patients and increased hospital death rates.

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.

2010-09-08 00:30:40

People who sleep less than six hours a night may be three times more likely to develop a condition which leads to diabetes and heart disease.

2010-03-14 07:00:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a landmark study involving more than 9,000 people showed that the high blood pressure medicine valsartan delayed progression to type 2 diabetes in patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), a common pre-diabetic condition. Primary data from the NAVIGATOR (Nateglinide And Valsartan in Impaired Glucose Tolerance Outcomes Research) trial, initiated in 2001, were presented today at the...

2010-03-01 07:55:00

A study in the March 1 issue of the journal Sleep shows that frequent napping is associated with an elevated prevalence of type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in an older Chinese population.


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