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Health: Brain injury; diabetes talk; Service of Remembrance; sports injury clinic

Health: Brain injury; diabetes talk; Service of Remembrance; sports injury clinic Edward Diabetes Center educators will be on hand to discuss the options of using insulin or monitoring to manage diabetes. In addition, representatives from pump and sensor companies will have their products on display and be available to answer … Full News here – Read […]

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Psychological Stress Could Contribute to Developing Diabetes

Psychological Stress Could Contribute to Developing Diabetes Past studies have partly linked stress with the onset of diabetes, but the mechanisms behind why this happens were poorly understood. In a new study, researchers provide evidence of a direct link between psychological stress and biological dysfunction. Full News here – Read more on Discover Magazine (blog)

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Rutgers Researchers Develop Medicine Tackling Type 2 Diabetes

Rutgers Researchers Develop Medicine Tackling Type 2 Diabetes Over the past few decades, type 2 diabetes has risen to a global epidemic level, partially due to the number of new patients every year, Jin said. The potential dangers with this form of diabetes include kidney failure, blindness and cardiovascular … Full News here – Read […]

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Major Advance for Diabetes Stem Cell Therapy?

Major Advance for Diabetes Stem Cell Therapy? Juan Dominguez-Bendala, PhD, of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami, is also working on solutions to create fully mature beta cells in vitro. In this contributed report, he provides context on the two papers and on the general … Full News here – Read more […]

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Dance contest raises $23000 for Diabetes Association

Dance contest raises 000 for Diabetes Association What started out as a dance event in a young girl's driveway in 2000 has become a full-scale organization, founded by a UCF graduate, that raises thousands of dollars each year to help find a cure for diabetes by having dance groups from the Central … Full News […]

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McLeod Diabetes Program to hold its annual Diabetes Health Fair

McLeod Diabetes Program to hold its annual Diabetes Health Fair FLORENCE, S.C. — The McLeod Diabetes Program, known for its excellence in diabetes care and outstanding work in community diabetes education, will hold its Diabetes Health fair again this November. The center provides an extensive wealth of … Full News here – Read more on SCNow

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Personalised treatment for stress-related diabetes

Personalised treatment for stress-related diabetes Researchers at Lund University in Sweden are testing a treatment for type 2 diabetes which targets the disease mechanism itself – and not just the symptoms. For the first time, knowledge about the individual patient's genetic risk profile is being used. Full News here – Read more on Medical Xpress

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Grapefruit Effective as Diet Juice and Against Diabetes

Grapefruit Effective as Diet Juice and Against Diabetes A new study from the University of California, Berkeley, however, suggests that drinking the grapefruit in juice form instead of water could be the key to the diet and dealing with diabetes. Published in PLOS ONE, the research found that mice that … Full News here – […]

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Prevent Diabetes by Avoiding This Sugar-Free Substitute

Prevent Diabetes by Avoiding This Sugar-Free Substitute Millions of people around the world consume diet drinks with artificial sweeteners to lose weight or to prevent diabetes. They are sabotaging their weight-loss efforts. Artificial sweeteners cause diabetes and obesity. Research at the Weizmann … Full News here – Read more on Care2.com

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Egg-Rich Diet Not Harmful in Type 2 Diabetes

Egg-Rich Diet Not Harmful in Type 2 Diabetes Oct. 9, 2014 — Eggs don't have a bad effect on cholesterol levels in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Researchers also found that eating an egg-rich diet for 3 months was linked to better appetite control, and may also provide a … Full […]

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Oakland's Akers tackles diabetes

Oakland's Akers tackles diabetes Akers was diagnosed with diabetes in April 2013. Diabetes is a condition where there is too much glucose in the blood. It's caused when a person's body isn't able to produce any or enough insulin. "My sugar was so high the meter couldn't read it … Full News here – Read […]

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Children's hospital gets $1.25 million for diabetes education

Children's hospital gets .25 million for diabetes education “This generous donation will go a long way in helping Children's Hospital work with the community to win the battle against type 2 diabetes in the Valley,” Todd Suntrapak, the hospital's president and CEO, said in a written statement. “We want to get … Full News here […]

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Hyperion, Clal Biotech resolve dispute over diabetes drug

Hyperion, Clal Biotech resolve dispute over diabetes drug Hyperion had bought Israel's Andromeda Biotech – which is developing DiaPep277, a treatment for Type I diabetes that is undergoing a second advanced clinical study – from Clal for $ 12.5 million in June. The deal included milestone payments reaching … Full News here – Read more […]

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JDRF Ron Santo Walks to Cure Diabetes kick off in Chicago, suburbs

JDRF Ron Santo Walks to Cure Diabetes kick off in Chicago, suburbs As many as three million Americans have Type 1 diabetes, which carries the constant threat of deadly complications including heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure and amputation. On Sunday, Oct. 5, several events in Illinois are trying to … Full News here – […]

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Sleeve may 'cure' Type 2 diabetes in the obese

Sleeve may 'cure' Type 2 diabetes in the obese Two Knoxville doctors are participating in a clinical trial of a removable device that mimics gastric bypass surgery and could help cure Type 2 diabetes in obese people. Though it's approved in some places — Australia, and parts of South American and … Full News here […]

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