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2011-03-11 20:12:00

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).

2011-03-10 11:00:00

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).

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2011-03-03 09:30:00

New research organized by the University of Cambridge in Britain suggests that having diabetes at 50 may reduce a person’s life expectancy by an average of six years.

2011-03-02 09:12:00

BOSTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Joslin Diabetes Center has launched a groundbreaking initiative for primary care physicians to improve diabetes care.

2011-02-25 12:56:02

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.

2011-02-14 22:15:24

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in patients with diabetes.

2011-02-14 16:06:59

Once people develop type 2 diabetes, high blood glucose levels alter their metabolism so much that it becomes difficult to sift through all the clues to find what might enable the disease.

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2011-02-01 08:15:46

Gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes that may strike during pregnancy, may disappear after birth, but it remains a potential problem for the future of the mother’s health -- a warning that many seem to be missing.

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2011-01-27 06:00:00

The number of diabetics in the United States has grown to almost 26 million, an increase of 10 percent since 2008.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.