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2012-03-02 11:26:34

The longer you have diabetes, the higher your risk for stroke, according to a study in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal. In the study, diabetes increased stroke risk 3 percent each year and tripled the risk for people who had diabetes for 10 years or more, compared to people without diabetes. "The findings emphasize the chronic nature of diabetes and the fact that it damages the blood vessels over time," said Mitchell S. V. Elkind, M.D., M.S., the study's senior author and...

2012-02-24 06:20:20

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — New research has found that insulin production may persist for decades after the onset of type 1 diabetes. Beta cell functioning also appears to be preserved in some patients years after apparent loss of pancreatic function. "Traditionally, it was thought that beta cell function completely ceased in patients with advanced type 1 diabetes. However, data from this study and others suggest that the pancreas continues to function at some level even decades after the...

2012-02-23 06:21:32

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — New research has found that insulin production may persist for decades after the onset of type 1 diabetes. Beta cell functioning also appears to be preserved in some patients years after apparent loss of pancreatic function. "Traditionally, it was thought that beta cell function completely ceased in patients with advanced type 1 diabetes. However, data from this study and others suggest that the pancreas continues to function at some level even decades after the...

2012-02-21 23:12:34

C-peptide production and beta cell functioning detected decades after disease onset Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research has found that insulin production may persist for decades after the onset of type 1 diabetes. Beta cell functioning also appears to be preserved in some patients years after apparent loss of pancreatic function. "Traditionally, it was thought that beta cell function completely ceased in patients with advanced type 1 diabetes. However, data from this study and...

2012-02-03 08:10:00

Diabetes Support Supplements by ProactiveLife combines Diet, Exercise and Natural Supplements to assist the 100 million Americans with Type 2 Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Obesity is a leading cause of type 2 diabetes. A report titled, How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2011, from the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) found that in 2011 adult obesity rates increased in 16 states over the...

2012-02-02 07:51:11

The development of a medicine for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus, based on autoantigen GAD65, received a setback following crucial clinical phase 3 trials that failed to show significant effects. One possible explanation may be seasonal variations in the immune system, claim those responsible for the study that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). At the onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus, the immune system attacks the insulin-producing pancreatic beta-cells....

2012-01-27 17:15:00

Type 2 diabetes is a common disorder in the United States, with over 8 percent of the general population or more than 20 million people affected by it. Additionally, over 40 million people in the US have a condition called pre-diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance, which can transform into full-blown diabetes over time (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion). (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 Type 2 diabetes is a common disorder in the United States, with over 8...

2012-01-25 04:57:05

Lifestyle counseling, practiced as part of routine care for people with diabetes, helps people more quickly lower blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels and keep them under control, according to a large, long-term study published in the February issue of Diabetes Care. Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) conducted a retrospective cohort study of more than 30,000 people with diabetes who received diet, exercise and weight-loss counseling in a primary care setting...


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