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2014-01-16 09:59:10

Being overweight or obese does not lead to improved survival among patients with type 2 diabetes. The large-scale study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers refutes previous studies that have suggested that, for people with diabetes, being overweight or obese could lead to lower mortality for people compared with normal-weight persons—the so-called "obesity paradox." The study appears in the January 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. "These data...

2013-12-12 23:31:19

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 200,632 new articles on Diabetes mellitus. As a comprehensive publisher of natural science abstracts, EurekaMag.com covers this metabolic disease which causes high blood sugar because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 EurekaMag.com has newly published 200,632 references and abstracts on Diabetes...

2013-05-27 10:49:17

The news about youth and diabetes keeps getting worse. The latest data from the national TODAY diabetes study shows that children who develop Type 2 diabetes are at high risk to develop heart, kidney and eye problems faster and at a higher rate than people who acquire Type 2 diabetes as adults. "Once these kids have Type 2 diabetes, they seem to be at very high risk for early complications when compared to adults," said Jane Lynch, M.D., professor of pediatric endocrinology in the School...

2013-05-07 11:05:38

Some of the earliest results from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in The Young (TEDDY) study - a major Europe-USA consortium exploring the causes of type 1 diabetes in children — has found no evidence for viral infection as a cause of the rapid-onset form of the condition. The research appears in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) and is by Professor Anette-Gabriele Ziegler of the German Research Centre for Environmental...

2013-04-18 12:30:19

ROYAL OAK, Mich., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Individuals diagnosed with diabetes know how important it is to maintain a healthy weight through diet and lifestyle, along with medication management, to prevent or delay medical complications of diabetes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/DC97010LOGO ) However, a growing population of individuals with diabetes choose to restrict or cease to use their insulin in order to lose an unhealthy amount of weight.  As...

2013-03-20 08:28:07

3 in 10 think their families blame them for getting diabetes; 4 in 10 people say their families don't fully support their efforts to manage their diabetes ARLINGTON, Va., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Four out of every ten people with diabetes say their families don't fully support their efforts to manage their diabetes, one in four resent them for having diabetes, and three in 10 think their families blame them for getting diabetes, according to a new survey conducted by...

2012-11-08 00:50:24

When a patient is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the disease has usually already progressed over several years and damage to areas such as blood vessels and eyes has already taken place. To find a test that indicates who is at risk at an early stage would be valuable, as it would enable preventive treatment to be put in place. Researchers at Lund University have now identified a promising candidate for a test of this kind. The findings have been published in the journal Cell Metabolism....

2012-11-01 10:27:39

Patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes feel "left in the dark" and unsure what they can and can't eat whilst sometimes waiting months to receive diabetes education, according to a new study published online today in the journal Primary Health Care Research & Development. The research carried out by Dr Michelle McKinley and colleagues at Queen's University Belfast, explored the views of people recently diagnosed with diabetes and discovered that whilst waiting for a referral to a...

2012-08-22 02:23:41

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Golic, co-host of ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning and former defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, is teaming up with the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) and Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) to launch the Blood Sugar Basics Game Plan, an educational program designed to help people living with type 2 diabetes work with their healthcare provider to better manage their condition. He will be back on his...

2012-08-13 02:25:42

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elcelyx Therapeutics announced today that it has secured $4 million of a $7 million extension of its Series B private equity financing. Existing investors Morgenthaler Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Technology Partners all participated in the extension. Founded in 2010, Elcelyx has raised a total of $20 million, including the $4 million, and advanced two product candidates for weight loss and the treatment of diabetes and obesity...