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2013-08-28 09:25:45

Two treatments that slow the development of diabetes also may protect people from heart disease.

2013-08-06 23:26:52

Several Popular Diabetes Drugs have been linked to Pancreatic and Thryoid Cancers.

Fountain Of Youth May Be Sitting In Your Medicine Cabinet
2013-07-31 13:13:04

According to a new study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the commonly prescribed diabetes drug metformin has been shown to extend the lifespan of laboratory mice when given at a certain dosage.

FDA Warns Of Illegal Diabetes Drugs
2013-07-25 07:59:53

The US Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to 15 companies, accusing those firms of illegally marketing products they claim can help cure, prevent or treat the symptoms of diabetes in violation of federal law.

2013-07-22 23:19:54

SiDMAP and University of Arizona researchers gain a clearer understanding of the mechanistic properties of the drug metformin.

Pre-Diabetics May Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes If They Lose That Weight
2013-07-17 09:43:15

Individuals that are considered pre-diabetic, by having elevated blood glucose levels, still have a chance to avoid full-blown type 2 diabetes if they can shed 10 percent of their body weight.


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.