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Prediabetes Raises Cancer Risk By 15 Percent

Prediabetes Raises Cancer Risk By 15 Percent

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Professor Yuli Huang of The First People's Hospital of Shunde, China, worked with a team of researchers to conduct a meta-analysis of studies concerning prediabetes. Their findings,...

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2014-05-24 05:47:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Women with type 2 diabetes are far more likely to develop heart disease than their male counterparts, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes journal Diabetologia. In what Rebecca Smith of The Telegraph called “the largest study of its kind,” an international team of researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of roughly 850,000 patients...

2014-04-07 16:32:35

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that Sweden—the country already thought to have the second highest prevalence of type 1 diabetes in the world—could have 2-3 times more adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes than previously estimated. The research is by Dr Araz Rawshani, Swedish National Diabetes Register, Gothenburg, Sweden, and colleagues. Current estimates in Sweden are based on the...

2013-06-18 23:02:57

New Prediabetes Treatment Cartoon Warns People About Diabetes Danger Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 PreDiabetes Centers is excited to announce the release of a new animated diabetes health film in efforts to make people more aware of the dangers of type 2 diabetes, a serious health condition that affects how the body uses blood glucose, which can cause dangerous long-term health disorders. Titled “How to Improve Your Health with One Simple Test,” the short film explains...

2013-06-06 11:37:43

Manufacturer's dossier did not contain suitable data for any therapeutic indication Dapagliflozin (trade name: Forxiga) has been approved in Germany since November 2012 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products (AMNOG) the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) examined whether this new drug offers an added benefit over the current standard therapy. No such...

Air Pollution May Be Causing Insulin Resistance, Diabetes In Children
2013-05-10 17:13:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While the harmful effects of air pollution on the respiratory system are well documented, a new study from a group of German researchers has found that it can increase the risk of insulin resistance, a precursor to diabetes. The study expanded on previous research that has reached inconsistent conclusions about the link between type-2 diabetes and air pollution in adults. "To our knowledge, this is the first prospective study...

2013-05-09 23:23:44

Leading authority on Prediabetes kicks off guest blogger series. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 PreDiabetes Centers, the national leader in cutting-edge prediabetes treatment, is proud to unveil its new blogger series “Spotlight on Diabetes” on the Company´s popular diabetes prevention blog, The PreD Blog. “Spotlight on Diabetes” will feature top bloggers sharing their insight and personal stories about coping with type 2 diabetes or its related problems,...

Mouse Model Sheds New Light On How Diabetes Develops
2013-05-04 06:20:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of Swedish scientists has developed a new mouse model which could explain what exactly happens to the body when type 2 diabetes develops, as well as how drug treatment affects the physiology. Writing in the journal Diabetologia, researchers from Lund University explain they fed normal mice food that was high in fat from the age of eight months through the age of two (which is, on average, the end of their natural lives)....


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'