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Genetic Variant Leads To Increased Risk Of Cardiac Heart Disease In Type 2 Diabetics
2013-08-28 15:26:10

Scientists have identified a previously unknown genetic variant associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) in type 2 diabetic patients. A discovery that could eventually lead to the development of new treatments for CHD in diabetic patients.

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.

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

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


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.