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2012-08-13 07:17:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While people with high body mass index (BMI) could be more susceptible to developing Type 2 diabetes, they could also live longer than those who contract the disease and are thinner, claims a new study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). According to Time.com reporter Alice Park, the phenomenon is known as the "obesity paradox," and Northwestern University Associate Professor of Preventive...

Death Rate In New-Onset Diabetes Higher In Those With Normal BMI
2012-08-08 08:51:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study has found that, of people who have been newly diagnosed with diabetes, those with a normal body mass index (BMI) experience a higher mortality rate than those who are overweight. The Northwestern University study, published in the August 7 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that the total of non-cardiovascular mortality rate was significantly higher in normal BMI diabetics....

2012-07-18 23:03:17

New research shows magnesium found in Diabetes Support Supplements may lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Magnesium according to recently published studies may provide protection against developing type 2 diabetes for people at risk. Diabetes Support supplements from ProactiveLife contains magnesium to assist people improve their overall health by combining diet, exercise and natural supplements. In a meta-analysis of thirteen...

2012-07-18 01:11:09

Scientists from Western University in London, Canada and the Children's Health Research Institute, an Institute within the Lawson Health Research Institute, have identified the critical role of a receptor called c-Kit in the development and function of insulin-producing beta cells, making it an exciting therapeutic target for the management of diabetes. The research, led by Rennian Wang, demonstrated that overexpression of c-Kit not only leads to increased insulin production but also...

2012-07-02 02:24:37

EMERYVILLE, Calif. and BOSTON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tethys Bioscience, developers of the PreDx® Diabetes Risk Score (DRS) blood test that predicts the 5-year probability of progression to type 2 diabetes among adults with prediabetes, and Lose It!, the consumer weight-loss program, are combining their technologies to improve weight loss and diabetes prevention. The terms of partnership call for the PreDx DRS to be incorporated into the Lose it! weight loss program. This agreement...

Treating Diabetes Early, Intensively Is Best Strategy
2012-06-28 08:48:40

Intensive early treatment of type 2 diabetes slows down progression of the disease by preserving the body's insulin-producing capacity, a UT Southwestern study has shown. "We can potentially change the course of this prevalent disease, which would represent a breakthrough," said Dr. Ildiko Lingvay, assistant professor of internal medicine and author of the study published online in Diabetes Care. "The intensive treatment regimen we propose is different from the stepwise approach...

2012-06-26 02:28:34

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Diabetes Scholars Foundation (Foundation) announced its 2012 college scholarship grantees. The recipients, all young adults with type 1 diabetes, hail from cities nationwide and demonstrate a drive to succeed without letting diabetes stand in their way. Over the last five years, the Foundation has awarded more than $500,000 in college scholarships to young adults with type 1 diabetes. This year's scholarship...

2012-06-22 10:46:38

Preventing diabetes or delaying its onset has been thought to stave off cognitive decline – a connection strongly supported by the results of a 9-year study led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Earlier studies have looked at cognitive decline in people who already had diabetes. The new study is the first to demonstrate that the greater risk of cognitive decline is also present among people who develop...

Percentage Of Diabetic Children Increasing, But Earlier Treatment Could Be Beneficial
2012-06-10 05:38:34

While one group of Colorado-based researchers has discovered that more children in the United States are at risk for diabetes than they were a decade ago, another may have discovered part of the solution -- more aggressive treatment of the condition known as pre-diabetes. According to a June 9 report by HealthDay's Serena Gordon, experts have discovered that in 2001, approximately 189,000 people under the age of 20 had diabetes. Of those, approximately 168,000 had been diagnosed with type...

2012-06-09 06:21:18

PHILADELPHIA, June 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Metabolic Solutions Development Company, LLC (MSDC) have identified a mitochondrial protein complex through which anti-diabetic drugs exert their insulin sensitizing effects when used to treat patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Findings from this research are being presented today at the 72nd Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association. The newly identified mitochondrial protein complex is being referred to as the...