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Anemia distorts regular method of diabetes diagnosis and questions its reliability The use of glycated haemoglobin (sugar-bound haemoglobin, or HbA1c) is now in almost universal use to assist doctors in the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.
Medical News Today | May 15, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study characterizes the incidence and effects of severe kidney injury during pregnancy Many affected women and their babies have good outcomesHighlights In Ontario, Canada, the incidence of acute kidney injury that requires dialysis is 1 in 10,000 pregnancies.
Medical News Today | May 15, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pressure-monitoring stockings to prevent wounds in diabetics Diabetics often have little feeling in their feet and don't perceive the body's pressure or temperature signals there. This can result in unnoticed wounds that then develop into abscesses.
Medical News Today | May 14, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gene sheds light on development of type 1 diabetes, autoimmune disease Researchers probe a gene that appears fundamental to the development of autoimmunity, revealing new clues into why the immune systems targets the body's own tissue.
Medical News Today | May 13, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gene activity varies by season, study finds A new study finds the activity of almost a quarter of our genes and the composition of immune cells in blood and fat varies by season.
Medical News Today | May 13, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
IRF5, a new player in the occurrence of obesity complications Metabolic complications of obesity and overweight, such as type 2 diabetes, are an important challenge to public health.
Medical News Today | May 11, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthcare spending for privately insured children with diabetes rises sharply, 2011-2013 Spending for all privately insured people with diabetes rose 4 percent in 2013; was nearly $10,700 higher than for those without diabetesPer capita health care spending for children with diabetes...
Medical News Today | May 11, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Employers and workers can join forces to keep diabetes under control People with diabetes who enroll in a health plan tailored to their medical condition are more likely to stick to their medication and actively take charge of their own health care.
Medical News Today | May 8, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is diet or exercise the best way to reduce diabetes risk? SLU researchers seek best advice for patientsIn a paper recently published in Diabetes Care, Saint Louis University associate professor of nutrition and dietetics Edward Weiss, Ph.
Medical News Today | May 8, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could high blood sugar be a cause of Alzheimer's disease? A new study shows high blood sugar in Alzheimer's-prone mice increases faulty amyloid protein, perhaps due to over-firing of neurons caused by high glucose closing KATP channels.
Medical News Today | May 7, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend