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Type 2 Diabetes And Its Effect To African American Women

Type 2 Diabetes And Its Effect To African American Women Type 2 diabetes can be categorized as the most common type of diabetes that affects people worldwide. In the United States alone, at least 90% of people with diabetes are affected with type 2 diabetes. While diabetes can be controlled, you cannot … Full News […]

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Vacuum pumps help treat erectile dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

Vacuum pumps help treat erectile dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients Enrolled in the trial were 66 diabetes mellitus patients with erectile dysfunction for at least six months who were not satisfied with 100 mg sildenafil monotherapy. All patients were divided into two groups, with one receiving vacuum erection device … Full News here […]

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“Drive for Five” Diabetes Walk/Run set for August 30th

“Drive for Five” Diabetes Walk/Run set for August 30th “Drive for Five” Diabetes Walk/Run on August 30th supports The National Diabetes Initiative. This three mile walk/run will take place at the Dr. Richard Showers Center Track located at 4600 Blue Spring Rd, Huntsville, AL 35801. Registration starts at 7 … Full News here – Read […]

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Diabetes nonprofit Abby's Angels holding first expo Sept. 20 at the VBC

Diabetes nonprofit Abby's Angels holding first expo Sept. 20 at the VBC HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — More than 40 local businesses will join forces next month for the inaugural Abby's Angels Expo, an event to raise money to support diabetes research and treatment. The expo will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 20 […]

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Diabetes risk present among overweight, obese metabolically healthy young

Diabetes risk present among overweight, obese metabolically healthy young … The risk for incident diabetes associated with overweight and obesity was not decreased with a healthy metabolic profile or the absence of diabetes risk factors, according to recent study findings published in Diabetes Care. Gilad Twig, MD, PhD, of … Full News here – Read […]

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New model predicts patients with type 1 diabetes who will go on to develop

New model predicts patients with type 1 diabetes who will go on to develop … New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) presents a new model for predicting which patients with type 1 diabetes will go on to develop major complications, through easily and routinely … Full […]

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Cost watchdogs bar Boehringer, Lilly's diabetes med Jardiance–for now

Cost watchdogs bar Boehringer, Lilly's diabetes med Jardiance–for now Jardiance is one of a new class of diabetes meds known as SGLT2 inhibitors. Approved by the FDA early this month after an initial rejection, the drug won European clearance in May. Compared with the pricey cancer drugs NICE has been rejecting lately, … Full News here […]

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NuSirt hopes for diabetes breakthrough

NuSirt hopes for diabetes breakthrough In 2013 NuSirt researchers discovered a treatment that pairs metformin, a generic diabetes drug that tends to cause gastric discomfort in patients, with a common amino acid called leucine. In early studies, the company has seen that leucine helps the … Full News here – Read more on The Tennessean

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The growing burden of diabetes

The growing burden of diabetes (BPT) – Next time you're looking around in a crowd, there is something you won't see that will be there – Type 2 diabetes. Most Americans have heard of the condition, but very few understand just how prevalent it has become across the nation. In fact … Full News here […]

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Type 1 And 2 Diabetes Caused By Same Amylin Hormone Mechanism

Type 1 And 2 Diabetes Caused By Same Amylin Hormone Mechanism A new study has found that both type-1 diabetes and type-2 diabetes are the result of the same mechanism – the formation of toxic clumps of a hormone called amylin. The results, based on 20 years' work in New Zealand, suggest that type-1 and […]

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Diabetes program hopes to educate

Diabetes program hopes to educate A free program at New Horizons Healthcare in Roanoke can help families affected by diabetes learn more about the condition. Show Transcript Hide Transcript. you or a family member have diabetes — There's a free educational program about it at New … Full News here – Read more on WDBJ7

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Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Center hosting free education class Sept. 6

Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Center hosting free education class Sept. 6 Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Center will be hosting its free Diabetes Education for the Fayetteville community. The four-hour class will be held Sept. 6 at Honeycutt Recreation Center on Devers Street beginning at 2 p.m and will cover basic … Full News here – […]

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Men With Diabetes May Require More Aggressive Treatment for Erectile

Men With Diabetes May Require More Aggressive Treatment for Erectile … Diabetes mellitus (DM) and erectile dysfunction (ED) are common health problems that markedly increase in prevalence and incidence with advancing age. DM is a known risk factor for developing ED; however, among men with ED it is unknown if DM alters … Full News here […]

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UI ready to tackle diabetes with new center

UI ready to tackle diabetes with new center The center's director, Dr. E. Dale Abel, said multiple pilot programs have been in the works for three years or more aimed at treating and curing diabetes. Among them are research on glucose production, natural treatments for diabetic nerve disease and … Full News here – Read […]

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Type 2 diabetes on the rise in youth

Type 2 diabetes on the rise in youth Type 2 diabetes is on the rise among children in the U.S. The disease – formerly called adult-onset diabetes – now affects four times as many youth as it did 20 years ago. The culprit is excess weight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and … Full […]

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