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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...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

Food Network star Paula Deen admitted recently that she has type II diabetes. Wellness Choice Center in Newport Beach, Calif. is offering free consultation to patients interested in losing weight or managing their diabetes. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Southern Cooking Queen Paula Deen recently declared to the “Today Show” that she indeed has been diagnosed with Type II diabetes. The 64-year-old Food Network star finally admitted she was diagnosed three years ago...

2012-01-19 06:21:24

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Killer T-cells protect the body from disease, but a new study suggests that these same cells, created to protect, may be inadvertently destroying cells that produce insulin for the body. Professor Andy Sewell, an expert in human T-cells from Cardiff University´s School of Medicine and his diabetic expert colleagues, among them Professor Mark Peakman from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at King´s College and...

2012-01-13 06:51:32

(Ivanhoe Newswire)- Type 1 diabetes is caused by the body's own immune system attacking its pancreatic islet beta cells and requires daily injections of insulin to regulate the patient's blood glucose levels. A new method found in the BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine uses stem cells from cord blood to reeducate the T cells in a diabetic's blood to restart the pancreatic function and reduce the need for insulin. In Stem Cell Educator therapy, lymphocytes were separated from...

2012-01-11 06:35:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Newly diagnosed diabetes and hypertension patients may have more time to learn how to control their high blood pressure without medications. The consequences of delaying effective hypertension treatment for up to a year were small–only a two day reduction in quality-adjusted life expectancy–according to a study by University of Chicago researchers. "Most patients would prefer to control their blood pressure through diet and exercise rather than with...

2012-01-10 23:31:31

"Health Affairs" diabetes issue includes study and commentaries by three researchers at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health An Emory University study published in the January issue of Health Affairs assesses real-world lifestyle interventions to help delay or prevent the costly chronic disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans. Researchers from Emory´s Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) systematically reviewed the published literature and analyzed 28 studies that...

2012-01-09 14:05:46

Delaying blood pressure treatment in patients with diabetes for up to a year is unlikely to lead to complications Confronted with a high blood pressure value in a diabetic patient, most doctors would treat aggressively with medications. According to new research, however, delaying drug treatment for up to a year is unlikely to be harmful. The delay allows doctors and their patients to focus on lifestyle changes such as salt restriction, weight management, and exercise. According to Neda...

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