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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.

2011-03-23 20:31:32

People with type 1 diabetes, whose insulin-producing cells have been destroyed by the body's own immune system, are particularly vulnerable to a form of inflammatory heart disease (myocarditis) caused by a different autoimmune reaction.

2011-03-22 14:18:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky. March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes is often called the "silent killer" because people who have it are often unaware they are affected. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes affects 26 million people - including children - in the United States.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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