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New Device Predicts Diabetic Wound Healing
Posted: Sunday, June 06, 2010
A new breakthrough device developed by researchers can change the current landscape of chronic wound management.

Computers Effectively Detect Diabetes-Related Eye Problems
Posted: Sunday, May 23, 2010
People with diabetes have an increased risk of blindness, yet nearly half of the approximately 23 million Americans with diabetes do not get an annual eye exam to detect possible problems. New methods can now help in screening for retinopathy.

Diabetic Macular Edema Improves with New Treatment
Posted: Sunday, May 09, 2010
Patients with diabetic macular edema saw more improvement when intravitreal ranibizumab (Lucentis) was added to photocoagulation laser treatment than with laser alone, according to results of a National Eye Institute-sponsored study.

MRI Reveals Risk for Kidney Failure in Diabetic Patients
Posted: Sunday, February 07, 2010
So-called silent strokes, visible on cerebral MRI scans, predict kidney failure in patients with Type 2 diabetes, researchers said.

New Breath Sensor Could Help Combat Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, January 31, 2010
A tiny new sensor could provide fresh, inexpensive diagnosis and treatment methods for people suffering from a variety of diseases.

People with Diabetes Gain Victory
Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
With the passing of the new healthcare reform bill, prior existing conditions such as diabetes will not prevent people from getting coverage.

Low Reimbursement for Diabetes Care Hurts Patients
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009
In a survey of 200 primary care physicians and 100 endocrinologists, 32% reported an inability to provide comprehensive diabetes care. Almost one-third of doctors in an industry-sponsored survey said they didn't spend enough time with their diabetes patients and blamed low reimbursement rates for diabetes care, researchers said.

Food Insulin Index Predicts Insulin Demand of Mixed Meals
Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009
A food insulin index (FII) calculated by Australian researchers can predict the insulin demand evoked by mixed meals, according to a new report.

Fat around Organs Linked to Decreased Heart Function
Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine have shown that fat collection in different body locations, such as around the heart and the aorta, and within the liver, are associated with certain decreased heart functions.

Hemoglobin Levels Predict Diabetic Retinopathy
Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009
An already routine blood test may identify juvenile-onset diabetic patients at heightened risk for proliferative retinopathy, researchers said.

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