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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.
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.
By measuring the levels of five amino acids â€“ isoleucine, leucine, valine, tyrosine and phenylalanine â€“ individuals with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes can be identified early.
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted by the Institute for Alternative Futures (IAF) identified California, Texas, Florida, New York, Ohio, Illinois, Georgia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Michigan as "diabetes hot spots," where the burden of diabetes will be greatest in the next 15 years.
American Association of Diabetes Educators Says the Move Will Ensure the Delivery of High Quality Diabetes Education, And Should Be Replicated By Other States CHICAGO, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed a bill yesterday that requires a license to practice diabetes education, a move that the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) says will enhance consumer protection and increase professional recognition.
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is highlighting the connection between diabetes and hearing health and is urging all Americans to take the Diabetes Risk Test and the Across America Hearing Check Challenge on American Diabetes Association Alert Day(SM).
GLEN ALLEN, Va., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Managed Care Physicians (NAMCP) has announced the release of Volume 14, Issue 1 of the Journal of Managed Care Medicine (JMCM).
New research organized by the University of Cambridge in Britain suggests that having diabetes at 50 may reduce a personâ€™s life expectancy by an average of six years.
BOSTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Joslin Diabetes Center has launched a groundbreaking initiative for primary care physicians to improve diabetes care.
Despite significant advances in kidney care over the past 20 years, efforts to improve therapy for type 1 diabetes patients with kidney dysfunction remain unsuccessful.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.