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Pregnant diabetics more prone to birth defect: Study


April 5th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Pregnant women with diabetes are more likely to have birth defects than women without the condition, a study by a Britain-based major research-intensive university said ... Read more...

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Diabetic women likely to deliver babies with defects


February 6th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Diabetic women who become pregnant are four times more likely than other women to deliver babies with birth defects, which include heart disease and spina bifida, ... Read more...

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World’s smallest insulin injection needle launched


May 25th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The world's smallest pen needle insulin injection for diabetics promising relief from pain was launched here Wednesday, said a statement from its manufacturer Becton, Dickinson ... Read more...

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Structured exercise training helps lower diabetics’ blood sugar


May 4th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 04 (ANI): Results of an analysis of previous studies have indicated that implementing structured exercise training, including aerobic, resistance or both, was associated with a greater reduction in hemoglobin A1c ... Read more...

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Bariatric surgery is better at controlling glucose levels than dieting


April 28th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): A study has found a new clue as to why bariatric surgery is more effective than dietary remedies alone at controlling glucose levels.Researchers at Duke University Medical Center ... Read more...

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Asparagus, garlic could help keep obesity at bay


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Eating vegetables like asparagus, garlic and artichokes could help keep obesity and diabetes at bay. Scientists are trying to figure out whether a fibre-rich diet can suppress hunger ... Read more...

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Asparagus, artichokes hold the key to fight obesity, diabetes


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 23 (ANI): A research has found that eating vegetables such as asparagus and Jerusalem artichokes could hold the key to fighting obesity and diabetes.Foods such as garlic, chicory, asparagus and ... Read more...

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Change in lifestyle necessary to stop diabetes-related cognitive disorders


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.23 (ANI): Glucose regulation plays a central role in cognitive function and aging and poor glucose control is likely to interact with coexisting disorders, such as dementia or cerebral infarcts, ... Read more...

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Changes in fat cells linked to diabetes


July 7th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) suggests that cellular changes in fat tissue-not the immune system-lead to the 'hyperinflammation' characteristic of obesity-related glucose intolerance and ... Read more...

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Artificial pancreas controls BP more than 24 hours


April 15th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A team of Boston researchers conducted a test run of an "artificial pancreas" that monitors blood sugar and found the device worked without causing low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).The ... Read more...

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Insulin pumps may benefit diabetics


January 16th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): Using a pump to deliver insulin continuously can benefit patients with type 1 diabetes, says a new study.Researchers believe that using a pump can be instrumental in gaining ... Read more...

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Obstructive sleep apnea ‘can make diabetes worse’


January 15th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago has shown that obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) adversely affects glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes.Lead ... Read more...

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New guidelines urge blood test that gives blood sugar average for diagnosis


December 30th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): A blood test, which gives a person's average blood glucose level over the previous 2-3 months, has now made it to the new official guidelines for diabetes screening ... Read more...

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Kids with diabetic episodes may have memory problems


October 20th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children who have had an episode of diabetic ketoacidosis, a common complication of diabetes, are likely to suffer from memory problems.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Blood sugar control cuts stroke risk


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) Blood sugar control can cut down the risk of heart disease and stroke among diabetic patients by 15 percent, an analysis based on four studies said. It said that ... Read more...

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Stem cells hold great promise for regenerating insulin-secreting tissues (Part - I)


July 20th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Dr. Vikas AhluwaliaNew Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by a deficit in cell mass and a failure of glucose homeostasis. Both circumstances result in a ... Read more...

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Vitamin C may help stop diabetes damage


June 10th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Harold Hamm Oklahoma Diabetes Center researchers have found a link between taking vitamin C with insulin and stopping blood vessel damage caused by type 1 diabetes.While neither therapy ... Read more...

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Restoring leptin sensitivity in brain cures severe diabetes, doubles activity levels in mice


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have shown that restoring leptin sensitivity to a tiny area of POMC neurons in the brain's hypothalamus cures mice deficient ... Read more...

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Diabetics can reduce risk of heart attacks


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Diabetics who maintain low blood sugar levels are less likely to suffer heart attacks and coronary disease, a new study has found. By undertaking a meta-analysis, pooling information from ... Read more...

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Strict blood sugar control cuts diabetics’ heart risks


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Diabetics can cut their heart attack risk by tightly controlling blood sugar levels, says a study published in the Lancet.By undertaking a meta-analysis which pooled information from five ... Read more...

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Low blood sugar may be dangerous for kidney disease patients


May 8th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia, could turn out to be a serious health threat for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study.The findings ... Read more...

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Barriers to effective diabetes care revealed


March 20th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Eating out in restaurants, laid back attitude towards exercise, and leading high-risk lifestyles are some of the barriers that stop patients with type 2 diabetes from controlling ... Read more...

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Physical therapy found effective for diabetics


November 1st, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Diabetics combining aerobic and resistance exercise showed improvements in glucose control, physical performance and body fat composition, according to a new study. "Although aerobic exercise is what is ... Read more...

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Aerobics, resistance-training combo improves glucose control in diabetics


November 1st, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Aerobic exercise combined with high intensity resistance training programs can significantly improve glucose control, physical performance, and body fat composition in people with diabetes, according to a ... Read more...

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Blood cell derivative may help diabetics with gastric problem


September 26th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Researchers have found what could be the solution to a troubling complication of diabetes - delayed gastric emptying or gastroparesis. They showed in animal models that a red ... Read more...

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Biocon presents human clinical data on oral insulin in Rome


September 8th, 2008 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sept 8 (ANI/Business Wire India): Biocon Limited, India''s premier biotechnology company, announced the results of an ascending dose study with their oral insulin drug (IN-105) at the European Association for ... Read more...

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Early weight loss helps patients control type 2 diabetes


August 13th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study has found that people who lose weight soon after a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes have better control of their blood pressure and blood ... Read more...

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Scientists make progress in islet cell transplantation for diabetes


June 10th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 10 (ANI): By modifying the procedure for islet cell transplantation, researchers at University of Illinois , Chicago , have achieved insulin independence in diabetes patients with fewer but ... Read more...

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Self-monitoring of blood glucose highly effective in diabetes care


May 30th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 30 (ANI): A collection of new reports has indicated that frequent self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) by patients of type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and their subsequent ... Read more...

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Intensive blood glucose treatment doesnt raise diabetics death risk


February 29th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 29 (ANI): The largest-ever clinical trial of diabetes treatments has found no evidence that receiving intensive treatment to lower blood glucose raises the risk of death among diabetics.The findings ... Read more...

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Blood sugar control test may not be accurate for diabetics on dialysis


February 21st, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has found that the standard test for measuring blood-sugar control in diabetics may not be accurate for patients ... Read more...

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Lack of deep sleep increases type 2 diabetes risk


January 1st, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 1(ANI): Researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Centre have revealed that lack of deep sleep in healthy young adults may reduce their ability to control blood-sugar levels, thus increasing ... Read more...

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