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2012-04-27 21:39:40

Benefits are not sustained over 3 years Research: Effectiveness of a diabetes education and self management program (DESMOND) for people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus: Three year follow-up of a cluster randomized controlled trial in primary care. The benefits of a one-off group education program for people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes are not sustained over the long term, concludes a study published on bmj.com today. Type 2 diabetes is a serious and...

2012-04-21 23:00:55

Diabetes Supplies Company Honors Oldest Member of 180,000 Diabetes Patients Served Miramar, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 BrightSky announced today that their oldest diabetes member, Romaine Suffrant, has turned 105 years old. Suffrant, a Haitian American, is celebrating this special occasion at home with her daughter, granddaughter, and extended family. BrightSky is letting her have her cake and eat it too, sugar-free cake that is, because Suffrant is a person with diabetes and manages her...

2012-03-23 09:41:10

Study provides important clue in type 1 diabetes; could help scientists identify and validate potential drug targets to alleviate ER stress and preserve beta cell mass in T1D In type 1 diabetes (T1D), pancreatic beta cells die from a misguided autoimmune attack, but how and why that happens is still unclear. Now, JDRF-funded scientists from the Indiana University School of Medicine have found that a specific type of cellular stress takes place in pancreatic beta cells before the onset of...

2012-03-16 23:02:41

Clark Audiology and BHI are urging all Americans to take the Diabetes Risk Test and to get their hearing screened on American Diabetes Association Alert Day®, which falls on March 27th this year.Hearing loss is nearly twice as common in adults with diabetes, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Yet hearing screenings are often not part of the regular regimen of care that people with diabetes receive. Clark Audiology is providing free hearing screenings during...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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