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2012-01-10 23:31:31

"Health Affairs" diabetes issue includes study and commentaries by three researchers at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health An Emory University study published in the January issue of Health Affairs assesses real-world lifestyle interventions to help delay or prevent the costly chronic disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans. Researchers from Emory´s Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) systematically reviewed the published literature and analyzed 28 studies that...

2012-01-09 03:00:00

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND and NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KalVista Pharmaceuticals ("KalVista") and JDRF have formed a research partnership focused on a novel approach being developed by KalVista to preserve vision and slow the progression of diabetic eye disease. Diabetic eye disease is one of the most common and most serious complications in people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). JDRF will provide up to $2.2 million in milestone-based financial support and research expertise to...

2012-01-02 08:00:00

The Floyd Memorial Hospital Joslin Diabetes Research Program, located in New Albany, Indiana, and affiliated with the world-renowned Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston, is currently enrolling patients in three new diabetes clinical trials. New Albany, Indiana (PRWEB) January 02, 2012 The Floyd Memorial Hospital Joslin Diabetes Research Program, located in New Albany, Indiana, and affiliated with the world-renowned Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School in...

2012-01-03 13:58:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Health Networks, a leading developer of social networks in health, announced today that Joslin Diabetes Center, the world's leading diabetes research and clinical care organization, has begun actively participating in its Diabetic Connect social network (www.diabeticconnect.com). This effort is part of a joint initiative to engage and educate people with diabetes and those who care for them. With this partnership, Diabetic...

2011-12-27 08:00:00

Burke Primary Care of Morganton's diabetes self-management education program recently received the American Diabetes Association´s prestigious Education Recognition Certificate. The ADA certificate recognizes the family practice for high-quality patient education essential to effective diabetes treatment and acknowledges that the staff administering the program is composed of knowledgeable health professionals who provide participants with comprehensive information about diabetes...

2011-12-21 06:24:59

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — A culturally sensitive diabetes prevention program reduced pre-diabetes indicators in a Latino population at risk for developing diabetes, according to this three year study. The Lawrence Latino Diabetes Prevention Project brought together an array of community groups in Lawrence to introduce weight control, nutrition and exercise programs to Lawrence Latinos who were at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The study was conducted by principal investigator Ira...

2011-12-12 22:09:21

Regular exercise has proven benefits in preventing and treating type 2 diabetes, but many patients find it tough to meet the American Diabetes Association guidelines of 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise a week. A new study, conducted by researchers at McMaster University, suggests that there could be a better way. In a small proof-of-principle study in eight type 2 diabetes patients, the researchers found that exercising at a very high intensity, but for a mere 30 minutes a week...

2011-12-08 08:00:00

MADISON, N.J., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three first-time participants in a company-sponsored, lab-based wellness program were not aware they were at high risk for a serious medical condition, according to an article published today in the peer-reviewed journal PLoS ONE. The study by Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, found that 36 percent of first-time participants in lab-based wellness programs...

2011-11-29 16:52:54

New research from Queen Mary, University of London suggests that many cases of diabetes could be prevented by making use of existing prediction tools. The study, published today in the British Medical Journal, shows that there are dozens of different techniques for predicting with reasonable accuracy who will develop diabetes but almost none are currently being used. The researchers say that if these tools were used by GPs and members of the public, many cases of diabetes could be...

2011-11-21 15:53:00

U-M study shows recommended test, Hemoglobin A1c, fails to identify children with diabetes or those at risk ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2009, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommended that Hemoglobin A1c be exclusively used for the diagnosis of diabetes in children. The simple test measures longer-term blood sugar levels -- without requiring patients to fast overnight. However, a new U-M study has shown that these tests are not very...