diabetic complications

New study explores why some diabetics escape complications

January 22nd, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study from Lund University Diabetes Centre attempts to find out why some diabetics never develop severe or fatal complications.After only ten years with diabetes, 70 per ... Read more...

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A lifestyle resort hospital for diabetes opened in Coimbatore

March 19th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Mar 19(ANI): Coimbatore Diabetes Foundation has opened a Diabetes Village, a lifestyle resort hospital at Marudamalai near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.While hospitals normally dealt with acute care and management of ... Read more...

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Pine bark extract may help treat early diabetic retinopathy

December 3rd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): An antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree can treat diabetic retinopathy in the early stages, says a new study.Pycnogenol has been shown ... Read more...

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Iron-binding drug may heal diabetes-related stubborn wounds

July 28th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): A drug used to remove iron from the body has the potential to fight the problem of diabetes-related poor wound healing, according to researchers from Stanford University School ... Read more...

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Vitamin B1 may treat common cause of blindness

April 24th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): A particular type of vitamin B1 supplementation can offer an effective treatment against common cause of blindness, says a research team led by an Indian-origin scientist.Kota V. Ramana, ... Read more...

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Diet rich in lipoic acid cuts heart disease risk

March 31st, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Supplementing diets with lipoic acid, an antioxidant found in foods like red meat and green leafy vegetables, significantly lowers triglycerides, which along with cholesterol levels and blood pressure, ... Read more...

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Good self-care may not lower blood sugar in diabetes patients

March 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Diabetics who think they are taking good care of themselves, and have the condition under control, might be mistaken because a new study suggests that constant vigil may ... Read more...

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Over-the-counter device lowers BP in diabetics

March 10th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Using a medical device called RESPeRATE 15 minutes a day can significantly lower blood pressure in non-insulin dependent diabetics, according to a new study.This study reinforces nine ... Read more...

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Hindraf detainee being treated: Malaysian Indian minister

March 2nd, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Malacca (Malaysia), March 2 (IANS) Hindu Rights Action Front (Hindraf) leader P. Uthayakumar is being treated for acute diabetes at a government hospital, Malaysia's Human Resources Minister S. Subramaniam has said following ... Read more...

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Diabetes affects male fertility

July 10th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Diabetes has an adverse affect on mens reproduction function, says a new study.The study led by Dr. Con Mallidis from Queen''s University, Belfast, UK, has found ... Read more...

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Researchers debunk hype over vitamin supplement

June 12th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Researchers have debunked the hype over a popular vitamin supplement, being touted in ads as a wondrous dietary compound. Benfotiamine, synthetic derivative of thiamine (vitamin B1), is being ... Read more...

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All-natural citrus supplement may benefit type 2 diabetics

April 10th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): An all-natural dietary supplement prepared from citrus may help people with type 2 diabetes reduce their blood glucose numbers and LDL-cholesterol levels, say researchers.The pilot study was ... Read more...

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