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Popular BP Drugs May Cause Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2008
Medications for blood pressure called beta blockers, like atenolol, propanolol and metaprolol, could be an unacceptable risk for diabetes.

C-Section Delivery Increases Risk for Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Babies delivered by Caesarean section (C-section) are significantly more likely to develop juvenile (type 1) diabetes, according to a recent study. This observation could help explain how this poorly understood disease develops.

Archimedes Model Shown To Be a Strong Predictive Tool for Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, August 23, 2008
A health tool known as the Archimedes model has recently been shown to help predict the outcome of diabetes in patients. The Archimedes in the past has only been applied to large populations, not individuals, making this a novel study. It was also shown that the Archimedes model is equally efficient in predicting diabetes in patients as other tests designed specifically for this purpose.

Family, Dogs and Childhood Health Problems Linked to Adult Snoring
Posted: Saturday, August 23, 2008
Chronic adult snoring has been linked to various health concerns, as well as obvious inconveniences. The development of snoring often starts early in life however, and a recent research team has uncovered some major risk factors during childhood for future adult snoring.

Carbs and Sugars Cause Brain Cell Deterioration and Weight Gain
Posted: Friday, August 22, 2008
Weight gain with age is a common occurrence for many. This is often attributed to decreased activity and slowed metabolism, but recent research has revealed that appetite control cells within the brain deteriorate with age, making overeating more likely.

Combo of Diabetes Drugs Increases Mortality
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
Combination treatment for type 2 diabetes using two classes of drugs -- metformin and sulfonylureas -- may increase the risk of hospitalization for cardiovascular disease and mortality, according to a new report.

Diabetics Should Include More Herbs And Spices In Their Foods
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
In test-tube experiments, researchers at the University of Georgia, Athens, found that extracts of various herbs and spices - such as cinnamon, cloves, sage and rosemary -inhibited a damaging process that can result from high blood sugar levels.

Diabetes Linked to Accelerated Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
Patients with coronary artery disease and diabetes exhibit more extensive atherosclerosis and inadequate compensatory remodeling of the arterial wall, compared to patients without diabetes, according to new published findings.

New Treatment for Diabetes Growing on Trees
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
A new possible food additive can reduce blood glucose levels by 28% for those with type 2 diabetes. A new study shows that a phytochemical in fruits and vegetables, called Emulin can help to reduce blood sugars in type 2 diabetics. This treatment for diabetes has been growing right in our backyard.

Heart Disease Risk Soars 80% With Obesity And Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
People who are both obese and have diabetes are highly likely to develop heart disease during their lifetime, a new study shows.

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