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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.

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.

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.

2012-01-19 06:21:24

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.

2012-01-13 06:51:32

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.

2012-01-11 06:35:39

Newly diagnosed diabetes and hypertension patients may have more time to learn how to control their high blood pressure without medications.

2012-01-10 23:31:31

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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.