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Artificial pancreas can ‘effectively’ improve diabetes control in adults


April 16th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that closed loop insulin delivery (also known as an artificial pancreas) may improve overnight blood glucose control and reduce the risk of nocturnal hypoglycaemia (a ... Read more...

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Blood glucose levels indicator of retinopathy risk


February 15th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that individuals who have higher blood glucose levels and poorer control of those levels over time are more likely to develop eye-related complications ... Read more...

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Lifestyle intervention ‘offers long-term benefits to obese patients with diabetes’


September 28th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Experts have suggested that an intensive lifestyle intervention helps individuals with type 2 diabetes lose weight and keep it off, along with improving fitness, control of blood glucose ... Read more...

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Growing use of insulin devices may improve diabetes management


June 9th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A new study has shown that increased use of insulin delivery devices such as pens and pumps may help individuals with diabetes optimise blood glucose control and minimize ... Read more...

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Intensive glucose control improves complications of longstanding type 1 diabetes


July 28th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Intensive control of glucose reduces the complications of longstanding type 1 diabetes by fifty percent, according to a study.The researchers behind it found that near-normal control of glucose ... Read more...

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Better diet helps diabetics improve blood sugar control


July 2nd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 2 (IANS) Providing intensive dietary advice improved blood sugar control in type 2 diabetics even when they were arguably on the best available medication, according to the latest research. ... Read more...

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Insulin pumps: Matching your insulin to your lifestyle


March 5th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.5 (ANI): Six years ago, the use of insulin pumps, a diabetes treatment device that promised to give insulin-dependent diabetics a normal lifestyle free from constant insulin injections, found ... Read more...

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High blood sugar levels linked to memory loss in diabetics


February 12th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): High blood sugar levels may lead to memory loss in diabetes patients, say researchers.The study led by Dr Jeff Williamson, M.H.S at the Wake Forest has shown ... Read more...

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Glucose monitoring lowers complication risk in diabetic pregnant women


September 26th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Continuous glucose monitoring of expectant mothers with diabetes can reduce their risk of developing pregnancy-related complications, say researchers.In the study involving 71 pregnant women, the researchers found ... Read more...

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Inadequate blood sugar control quadruples post-heart surgery death risk


July 8th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8(ANI): A new study has revealed that inadequate blood sugar control in patients having heart surgery can quadruple post-surgery death and major complications, irrespective of whether the patient is ... Read more...

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Glucose control reduces risk of kidney disease in diabetics


June 11th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): By intensively controlling blood glucose levels, patients with diabetes can effectively reduce their risk of developing serious kidney disease and other complications, suggest researchers.The team of ... Read more...

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‘Intensive glucose control protects against diabetics’


June 10th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) The world's largest study of diabetes treatments has concluded that intensive blood glucose control protects against complications. The therapy, using modified release of gliclazide, reduces the risk of ... Read more...

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New study offers hope to India’s diabetes patients


June 7th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Intensive haemoglobin glucose control to the tune of 6.5 percent can reduce diabetes complications like kidney failure and cardiovascular diseases in a major way, shows a new ... Read more...

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New study will help India to manage diabetes complications better


June 7th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI-Business Wire India): India which has over 40 million persons suffering from diabetes and related complications, the highest population of diabetes in the world," can benefit hugely ... Read more...

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Insulin jabs may delay type 2 diabetes progression


May 23rd, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
London, May 23 (ANI): Giving newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients a short course of intensive insulin therapy may delay disease progression, according to a Chinese study.In the Lancet trial, patients ... Read more...

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