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2011-09-09 11:40:19

Research: Time trends in mortality in patients with type 1 diabetes: nationwide population based cohort study Alcohol has become an important cause of death among patients with type 1 diabetes since the 1980s, concludes a study published on bmj.com today. The study also shows that, while survival of patients with early onset type 1 diabetes (age 0-14 years) has improved with time, survival of patients with late onset type 1 diabetes (age 15-29 years) has deteriorated since the 1980s....

2011-09-06 11:44:40

Long term study shows degree and duration of obesity in adolescents and young adults are important for type 2 diabetes risk, especially for Hispanics and blacks Obesity is a known risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes. But it hasn't been clear whether the "dose" of obesity–how much excess weight a person has, and for how long–affects the risk of diabetes. A new University of Michigan Health System study of about 8,000 adolescents and young adults shows the degree and...

2011-08-29 12:02:23

An international team of researchers led by Imperial College London has identified six new genetic variants associated with type-2 diabetes in South Asians. The findings, published in Nature Genetics, give scientists new leads in the search for diagnostic markers and drug targets to prevent and treat this major disease. People of South Asian ancestry are up to four times more likely than Europeans to develop type 2 diabetes, which is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Around...

2011-08-17 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 14th annual Victory Over Diabetes event, hosted by the American Diabetes Association (the Association), will take place in Atlanta on August 20, featuring educational workshops, free health screenings and resources designed to encourage African Americans to take control of their health and better manage their type 2 diabetes. In attendance will be Eli Lilly and Company's Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered (F.A.C.E.) Diabetes...

2011-08-10 06:43:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--Managing your diabetes could be as simple as using your mobile phone. A study conducted by the University of Maryland School of Medicine is the first of its kind to examine mobile health technology. Mobile phones are improving nurse-patient communication and monitoring health through innovative applications that are expected to increase in use over time. The mobile phone may now be contributing to health care as suggested by this recent study.  Researchers found that...

2011-07-28 17:40:20

Study shows building muscle can lower person's risk of insulin resistance A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that the greater an individual's total muscle mass, the lower the person's risk of having insulin resistance, the major precursor of type 2 diabetes. With recent dramatic increases in obesity worldwide, the prevalence of diabetes, a major source of cardiovascular morbidity, is expected to...


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