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Diabetes Risk Lowered With Mediterranean Diet

Diabetes Risk Lowered With Mediterranean Diet

By Lindsay McCane March 29, 2014

Millions of people worldwide are diagnosed with diabetes everyday. While many cases can be managed with insulin and a strict diet, some people still suffer. A new study, scheduled to be presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 63rd Annual …

Diabetes Awareness: Focus on Black Community Diabetes Awareness: Focus on Black Community

Diabetes is a serious problem for many Americans, but an especially serious one among the African-American community, where there is a much greater risk for the disease than any other, according to Market Wired. 26 million people in the U.S. …

Diabetes- How To Lower Your Risk And Get Tested Diabetes- How To Lower Your Risk And Get Tested

Diabetes is a serious disease that affects millions of people. It occurs when insulin is not produced properly by the body. Too much insulin and too little insulin can cause blood sugar levels to drop or rise and cause a …

Contact Lenses, Now Measuring Glucose Levels Contact Lenses, Now Measuring Glucose Levels
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Diabetes plagues approximately 1 in 20 people in the world. Left untreated, it can cause severe complications, including death. Since 1921, medications have been available to control or treat diabetes; however, glucose monitoring has been living in the past, using …

How Soda Can Seriously Harm Your Health How Soda Can Seriously Harm Your Health
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Most people are already aware that soda pop is not a health food and is probably not a good drink choice. Now, there is more proof that it isn’t – as a recent report by Food MythBusters has shown some …

Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official
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We reported two years ago that Google contact lenses were likely on the way, after Glass was unveiled, and finding that one of the engineers had previously given a talk discussing such devices. Now, Google has actually announced smart contact …

New Study to Examine Vitamin D, Diabetes Link New Study to Examine Vitamin D, Diabetes Link

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced that a new clinical trial to research vitamin D’s role in diabetes prevention has begun. The “large-scale” study, nicknamed D2d, will look at around 2,500 people over the age of 30 …

Tom Hanks "Graduates" to Type 2 Diabetes Tom Hanks "Graduates" to Type 2 Diabetes

During his Monday night guest spot on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” actor Tom Hanks revealed that he’s been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes – and that weight fluctuations for on-screen roles may have been a contributing factor. Hanks …

Insulin Pump Sensors Reduce Hypoglycemia Events Insulin Pump Sensors Reduce Hypoglycemia Events

A new study published today in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows that certain sensors on insulin pumps can significantly decrease hypoglycemic episodes in those with type 1 diabetes. The sensors in question detect when blood sugar …

Diabetes Could Be Linked To Anti-depressants Diabetes Could Be Linked To Anti-depressants

A recent study shows that antidepressant medications can lead to type 2 diabetes. A team of researchers from the University of Southampton reviewed medical records and case studies and determined that two were connected, although neither was proven to cause …

Insulin Treatments for Diabetes May Become Obsolete Insulin Treatments for Diabetes May Become Obsolete

Type-1 diabetes is a medical condition in which patients suffer from a deficiency of insulin, produced in the islets of Langerhans region of the pancreas. Insulin is responsible for regulating the metabolism of energy in the body, primarily in the …

Fruits Linked to Lower Diabetes Risk Fruits Linked to Lower Diabetes Risk

The common admonishment for children to eat their fruits and vegetables may have more truth behind it than most common food adages. A new study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health has partially confirmed the saying, linking …

Millions of Glucose Test Strips Recalled by the FDA Millions of Glucose Test Strips Recalled by the FDA
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that Nova Diabetes Care has voluntarily recalled its glucose test strips. The recalled strips are marketed under the “Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips” and “Nova Max Plus Glucose Meter Kits” …

FDA Warns Those Selling Illegal Diabetes Treatments FDA Warns Those Selling Illegal Diabetes Treatments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week announced that it is “taking action” to remove illegal diabetes treatments from store shelves. The agency has sent letters to 15 companies, notifying them that their products illegal. “The FDA is …

New Diabetes Treatment Uses "Smart Sponge" New Diabetes Treatment Uses "Smart Sponge"

Researchers from several U.S. universities this week announced a new diabetes treatment method that uses a “smart sponge” as a drug delivery device. The injectable sponge-like material surrounds an insulin core, expanding and contracting in response to blood sugar levels …

New Drug Could Help Fight Type 1 Diabetes New Drug Could Help Fight Type 1 Diabetes
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A clinical trial of a new vaccine may have found a new method to combat type 1 diabetes. A team of researchers at the Stanford University Medical Center conducted the trial, which found that the “DNA reverse vaccine” reduced levels …

Diabetes Drug Maker 'Suspends Activities' with Deen Diabetes Drug Maker 'Suspends Activities' with Deen
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Things have trending downward for celebrity chef Paula Deen in the past week – a lost Food Network contract plus quite a few lost sponsorship deals. I guess that’s putting it mildly. Now, let’s add another to the list – …