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2012-01-20 10:44:03

TNF receptor levels in the blood warn of kidney problems for individuals with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes Highlights     High levels of TNF receptors in the blood increased diabetes patients' risk of developing kidney problems by three- to five-fold a decade later.     Measuring blood levels of TNF receptors may help predict which patients' kidneys are in jeopardy, and targeting TNF receptors may help protect them.     Half a million people...

2012-01-20 10:41:09

Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified two novel markers that, when elevated in the blood stream, can predict accurately the risk of renal (kidney) failure in patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. The findings have immediate diagnostic implications and can be used for the development of new therapies to prevent or postpone the progression of renal disease in diabetes. In two studies published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, the Joslin researchers...

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...

2012-01-02 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...

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...


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