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Modest effect of statins on diabetes risk and bodyweight related to mechanism of action The mechanism by which statins increase the risk of type 2 diabetes has been investigated in a large-scale analysis from an international team led by researchers from UCL and the University of...
Medical News Today | Sep 24, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diabetes rates in the US 'leveling off' A new study from the CDC finds that between 2008 and 2012, diabetes prevalence and incidence rates plateaued, possibly because of slowing obesity rates.
Medical News Today | Sep 24, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Asians in Canada are at higher risk of heart disease South Asians living in Canada have a higher rate of heart disease and double the rate of diabetes compared with white people, McMaster researchers have found.
Medical News Today | Sep 24, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ADVANCE-ON post-trial observational study: blood pressure arm and glucose arm results Australian researchers have discovered that intensive glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes leads to persistent reductions in kidney failure many years after return to usual care.
Medical News Today | Sep 23, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New gene discovered that is responsible for traits involved in diabetes A collaborative research team led by Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) scientists has identified a new gene associated with fasting glucose and insulin levels in rats, mice and in humans.
Medical News Today | Sep 23, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Metformin use linked to risk of low thyroid hormone levels A new study links a common drug used for treatment of type 2 diabetes to a risk of low levels of thyroid hormone levels, potentially putting patients at cardiovascular risk.
Medical News Today | Sep 22, 2014 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prediabetic patients with high cholesterol benefit from rosuvastatin Cardiovascular disease is the leading causes of death worldwide and high cholesterol plays a major role in accelerating its progression.
Medical News Today | Sep 22, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Traditional Asian diet lowered insulin resistance in Asian Americans Why are Asian Americans at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than Caucasian Americans, and prone to develop the disease at lower body weights?
Medical News Today | Sep 22, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New study compares two continuous glucose monitoring sensors for effectiveness and patient satisfaction Simultaneous use of two popular continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) sensors revealed clear differences in their accuracy and in patient-rated treatment experiences, including ease of use, feelings...
Medical News Today | Sep 19, 2014 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
MSD presents first Phase 3 data in Japanese patients for omarigliptin, an investigational once-weekly DPP-4 inhibitor for type 2 diabetes MSD, known as Merck & Co., Inc. in the United States and Canada, has announced the presentation of the first data from the Phase 3 clinical development programme for omarigliptin, MSD's...
Medical News Today | Sep 19, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend