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2014-09-19 08:25:44

VIENNA, Austria, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reductions in kidney failure obtained during intensive glucose control persist for many years in people with diabetes type 2 "Intensive treatment is likely to produce major long term benefits for the kidneys." Australian researchers have discovered that intensive glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes leads to persistent...

2014-09-08 08:26:41

Can diabetes be reversed? This medical mystery has now been solved by medical researchers with a simple 3-step diet plan MIAMI, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 40% of American adults will develop and be diagnosed with Diabetes Type II. Diabetes is one disease from a larger group of known metabolic diseases. With Diabetes, high blood sugar levels continue over a prolonged period of time and may cause complications such as Stroke, Heart Disease, Blindness, and Kidney Failure....

2014-08-28 08:28:11

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from an analysis of US respondents from Novo Nordisk's Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs 2 (DAWN2(TM)) study were published recently in Current Medical Research and Opinion. The study shows that minority populations in the US with diabetes, including African Americans, Chinese Americans, and Hispanics, reported positive psychological well-being, better quality of life, and feeling more empowered with respect to their diabetes...

2014-08-26 23:10:27

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF has named Susan Manzi, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny Health Network, corporate chair of its 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes event in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF has named Susan Manzi, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny Health Network, corporate chair of its 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes event in Pittsburgh. The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes in Pittsburgh...

2014-08-26 08:30:35

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., an early phase clinical research organization (CRO) focused on diabetes and obesity, announced today a milestone in clinical research for diabetes with the completion of more than 200 phase I - IIa clinical trials encompassing every clinically relevant drug class for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. "The significance of this vast amount of research is what it represents for the public...

2014-08-25 23:07:22

The University of Iowa celebrated the dedication of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOE DRC) on August 23, 2014. With 100 researchers and the most advanced laboratories and medical technology, the new facility will pursue innovative diabetes research and find treatments and cures for the epidemic that affects more than 9 percent of the American population. Iowa City, IA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The University of Iowa celebrated the dedication of the Fraternal Order...

2014-08-20 08:27:26

SOUTHAMPTON, England, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase I Trial of Plasma Kallikrein Inhibitor to be Conducted in the US KalVista Pharmaceuticals ("KalVista"), an ophthalmology company with a focus on diabetic macular edema (DME), today announces that it has begun a Phase I, First in Human, trial of its novel plasma kallikrein inhibitor, KVD001, for the treatment of DME. The study's Principal Investigator is Dr. Jennifer K Sun of the Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin...

40 Percent Of Americans Expected To Develop Type 2 Diabetes During Their Lifetime
2014-08-15 03:34:46

The Lancet Close to half (40%) of the adult population of the USA is expected to develop type 2 diabetes at some point during their lifetime, suggests a major study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. The future looks even worse for some ethnic minority groups, with one in two (> 50%) Hispanic men and women and non-Hispanic black women predicted to develop the disease. A team of US researchers combined data from nationally representative US population interviews...

2014-08-15 08:24:44

Culinary Expert Visits San Antonio on August 16 to Help Educate At-Risk Population About Ingredients for Successful Blood Sugar Management WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, is teaming with celebrity chef and cookbook author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas, an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to achieve better control of their...

2014-08-14 16:20:56

FORT KNOX, Ky., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the American Diabetes Association, if current trends continue, one out of every three Americans could be diabetic by the year 2050. However, one Army doctor has made it his mission to halt the epidemic in its tracks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136290 Dr. Robert Vigersky is the head of the Diabetes Institute at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md. With a blend of civilian...


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