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High Postmenopausal Sex Hormones Signal Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Postmenopausal women with high levels of estradiol and testosterone are at a greatly increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to data on nearly 28,000 women.

Women with Preeclampsia Have Double the Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Researchers reported that preeclampsia is an independent risk marker for type 2 diabetes, even when gestational diabetes is taken into account.

Ten Thousand Patients Using Levemir Insulin Show Improvements in BG Without Weight Gain
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Levemir reduced mean A1C levels by 0.54 percent for type 1 and 0.89 percent for type 2 diabetes patients.



Diabetes Self-Care Tasks Demand 3 Hours a Day
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Two investigators found that more than three hours a day would be required for an average type 2 diabetes patient to follow to the letter all home-care tasks recommended by the American Diabetes Association.

High Postmenopausal Sex Hormones Signal Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Postmenopausal women with high levels of estradiol and testosterone are at a greatly increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to data on nearly 28,000 women.

Alternative to Carb Counting
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Study shows an innovative mealtime insulin dosing algorithm provides alternative to carb counting for Type 2’s.

Mixing Long and Short Acting Insulins in Same Syringe Does Not Compromise Long-Term Glycemic Control
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
Mixing Lantus and rapid-acting insulins as Humalog or Novolog does not compromise glycemic control.

Patients Fail To Grasp Importance of Cholesterol Numbers
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
A better way to drive home the message is to concentrate on cardiovascular risk-adjusted age-a formula that homes in on the grim fact that, as an example, a 42-year-old man with elevated Framingham Heart Score has the heart of a 70-year-old man.

Startling New Data for Infection-Induced Amputation and Diabetes
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
Persons with diabetes who develop an infection are at a 55-fold greater risk for hospitalization, and an alarming 154-fold greater risk for amputation.

Diabetes, Smoking Are Risk Factors for Leg Artery Problems
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
Study finds differences in difficulties with small and large arteries.

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