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2013-07-10 19:29:07

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have discovered that when excessive PKC beta is found in the endothelium, the thin layer of cells that line blood vessels, atherosclerosis is exacerbated. Their findings were published on-line on June 11 by Circulation Research. For people with diabetes, the increased risk of cardiovascular disease is an unfortunate reality. This includes atherosclerosis, a condition where the walls of the artery thicken due to accumulating fatty deposits, which can...

2013-07-02 23:01:30

Diabetes Medical ID Program provides peace of mind to those in need. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 At a small hospital in Cleburne, Texas, a suburb south of Fort Worth, low-income patients with diabetes are now being provided with a free medical ID wristband. These medical IDs, provided to specific hospitals at no charge by American Medical ID, are important tools that communicate a condition, medication, or allergy during an emergency. The Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical...

2013-06-24 23:00:22

Moderate-intensity exercise reduces fat stored around the heart, in the liver and in the abdomen of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus, even in the absence of any changes in diet, according to a new study published online, June 25, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Moderate-intensity exercise reduces fat stored around the heart, in the liver and in the abdomen of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus, even in the absence of any changes in diet, according to...


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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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