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Taking the needle out of diabetes

November 7th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) Researchers have found a substitute for insulin to help treat diabetes orally, replacing painful pricks. Over 10 years, Erik Helmerhorst, professor at Curtin University, and colleagues ... Read more...

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Mechanism that could provide potential cure for diabetes identified

April 30th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): People develop diabetes because they don't have enough pancreatic beta cells to produce the insulin necessary to regulate their blood sugar levels.But now, researchers from UCLA's Larry L. ... Read more...

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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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Potential new non-insulin treatment for type 1 diabetes found

March 25th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a hormone pathway that potentially could lead to new ways of treating type 1 diabetes independent of insulin, long thought to be the sole regulator ... Read more...

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How leptin therapy improves type 1 diabetes

October 20th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A novel role for the brain in mediating beneficial actions of the hormone leptin in type 1 diabetes has been found by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers."Our findings ... Read more...

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Study to find whether leptin helps type 1 diabetic patients

October 11th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): To determine whether adding the hormone leptin to standard insulin therapy might help rein in the tumultuous blood-sugar levels of people with type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes, a clinical ... Read more...

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis Killed Casey Johnson: Says Coroner’s Office

February 5th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American citizens are searching frantically for the disease diabetic ketoacidosis, after it became common knowledge that Brittany Murphy died of the same. Not only Brittany ... Read more...

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Why diabetics have high blood glucose levels

April 8th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A research team, including an Indian-origin boffin, has shed light on why people with diabetes have high blood glucose levels.Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have shown for the ... Read more...

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Fooling immune system may help fight diabetes

November 21st, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Researchers at Northwestern University''s Feinberg School of Medicine have found a new technique that may help fight diabetes.When people with type 1 diabetes undergo human islet cell ... 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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Diabetes directly affects sperm quality, male fertility

July 9th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Researchers from Queen's University have shown that excess sugar in the blood directly affects sperm quality and consequently male fertility, overturning popular perceptions. The increasing number of youths ... Read more...

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