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2011-09-29 05:52:51

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- People with type 2 diabetes who intensively lower their blood sugar are not preventing cognitive decline, according to new research. Individuals with type 2 diabetes who are older than age 70 are twice as likely to develop cognitive impairment that is linked to their disease than those without diabetes. A team of researchers studied nearly 3,000 patients aged 55 years who had type 2 diabetes and were at risk for cardiovascular disease. These individuals also had...

2011-09-21 13:02:18

Molecular pathways could play important role in the fight against obesity and diabetes Researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center have identified for the first time two molecular pathways that are critical to activating a type of "good" fat found in the body, a discovery that could play an important role in the fight against obesity and diabetes. The fat, called brown fat, actually burns energy rather than storing it, which the more common white fat does. The study, published in the...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Team Type 1, a sports organization composed of athletes who have Type 1 diabetes, announced recently that it will begin a 3,000 mile run across America to promote diabetes awareness as reported by diabeticlive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Team Type 1 Running 3,000 Miles for Type 1 Diabetes Awareness: Team Type 1, a sports organization composed of athletes who have Type 1 diabetes, announced recently that it will begin a 3,000 mile run across America to promote diabetes...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.