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Lifestyle interventions such as weight loss and exercise reduce risk of death from cardiovascular diseases in people at risk of diabetes Many research studies have shown that lifestyle interventions, such as exercise programmes or weight loss, in people with impaired glucose tolerance (those at high risk of diabetes) can prevent progression to overt type 2 diabetes.
Medical News Today | Apr 3, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healing chronic wounds with vibration Wounds may heal more quickly if exposed to low-intensity vibration, report researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.The finding, in mice, may hold promise for the 18 million Americans who have type 2 diabetes, and especially the quarter of the
Medical News Today | Apr 3, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Caloric restriction in monkeys shows big benefit; contradicts earlier study The latest results from a 25-year study of diet and aging in monkeys shows a significant reduction in mortality and in age-associated diseases among those with calorie-restricted diets. The study, begun at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989, is o
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Potential for new treatment options following identification of factor present in gestational and type 2 diabetes New research reveals that both pregnant women with diabetes and with type 2 diabetics have high levels of a fat metabolite that impairs pancreatic cells from secreting insulin. The findings, which are published in the Cell Press journal Cell Metabolism, s
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Diabetes: help from the brain With the aid of genetic and physiological procedures, Dr Christophe Lamy of the University of Fribourg has succeeded in tracing the path of neurons in the brain stem which leads to hypoglycemia. A precise analysis of the associated mechanisms has shown th
Medical News Today | Apr 2, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study on why 1 in 3 youth still presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a life-threatening but preventable condition, remains an important problem for youth with diabetes and their families. Diabetic ketoacidosis is due to a severe lack of insulin and it is often the presenting symptom of type 1 d
Medical News Today | Apr 2, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bariatric surgery provides long-term control of diabetes A study by Cleveland Clinic researchers shows bariatric surgery is a highly effective and durable treatment for type 2 diabetes in obese patients, enabling nearly all surgical patients to be free of insulin and many to be free of all diabetic medications
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