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New Study Shows Diabetes Surging Worldwide
Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011
The number of adults worldwide with diabetes has more than doubled in the past three decades -- jumping to nearly 350 million -- and it continues to surge, according to a new study in the journal Lancet.

High Aspirin Dosage May Curb Heart Attack Risk in Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011
New research from scientists in Canada has revealed that taking aspirin every day could offer benefits for those managing their diabetes.

Flavonoid in Strawberries May Limit Diabetes Complications
Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011
Researchers have shown that fisetin, a type of flavonoid found in strawberries and to a lesser extent in other foods, reduces neurologic complications and kidney damage in a mouse model of type 1 diabetes.

Poor Glycemic Control Worsens Incontinence
Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011
In older women with diabetes and urinary incontinence, high A1c levels are associated with patient reports of more severe limitations due to incontinence.

Vascular Status Predicts Hypoglycemia
Posted: Tuesday, July 05, 2011
Type 2 diabetes patients with microvascular or macrovascular complications, or those taking certain monotherapies, are more likely to experience hypoglycemia and require outpatient hospital visits.

Preventive Efforts in Type 2 Diabetes Are Cost Effective
Posted: Sunday, July 03, 2011
Preventive treatment with metformin or lifestyle intervention in patients with type 2 diabetes reduced the cost of medical care, including costs for inpatient and outpatient care and prescriptions, compared with placebo.

ACTID Results Emphasize Diet Alone Over Diet and Exercise
Posted: Sunday, July 03, 2011
Intensive dietary intervention and dietary intervention combined with an increase in moderate activity were both superior to usual care in a real-world comparison of diabetic patients in the first 6 months after being diagnosed.

Diabetes Patients Lead Peers to Healthier Status
Posted: Saturday, July 02, 2011
Training people with diabetes to teach other patients improves utilization of medications and results in lifestyle changes.

Public Knows about Diabetes, Yet Takes No Action
Posted: Saturday, July 02, 2011
Americans are well informed about the risks, dangers, and signs of diabetes, but that knowledge does not appear to translate into actions to prevent or control the disease, researchers reported.

Total Calories, Not Carbs or Protein, Key to Weight Loss
Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The key to successful weight loss, a critical component of type 2 diabetes prevention and management, is adherence to a diet in everyday life. But despite the controversies such as low-carb vs. low fat, it is not clear what the ideal weight loss diet for people with diabetes would look like.

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