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2011-05-24 18:21:41

People with diabetes have a three to five times higher risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB) than non-diabetics.

2011-05-16 18:22:25

The road to type 2 diabetes is paved with insulin resistance, a condition often associated with obesity in which the hormone begins to fail at its job helping to convert sugars to energy.

2011-05-03 09:23:00

Capitol Hill Briefing Set For May 10 WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By 2025, the number of people with diabetes will swell by 64% to more than 50 million Americans in all, according to projections by the Institute for Alternative Futures.

2011-05-03 07:00:00

BOSTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is launching a landmark Performance Improvement Continuing Medical Education (PI CME) research initiative to establish accuracy and predictive value of current assessment methodologies for CME in order to inform ongoing efforts to improve diabetes care.

2011-05-02 19:13:52

A new study found that the recommended blood test may not be enough to catch type 2 diabetes in overweight children, missing more than two-thirds of children at high-risk for the condition.

2011-05-02 07:45:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study found that the recommended blood test may not be enough to catch type 2 diabetes in overweight children, missing more than two-thirds of children at high-risk for the condition.

2011-04-27 15:45:00

CDC study finds annual cost of care is six times higher than for young people without diabetes ATLANTA, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young people with diabetes face substantially higher medical costs than children and teens without the disease, according to a CDC study published in the May issue of the journal Diabetes Care.

2011-04-25 08:15:07

Researchers say patients with diabetes can improve their health by addressing their depression.

2011-03-31 07:00:00

BOSTON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Joslin Diabetes Center has appointed John L.

2011-03-29 20:15:37

Over time, diabetes can wreak havoc on the body's eyes, cardiovascular system, kidneys and nerves.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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