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Inhaled Insulin Effective Therapy for Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Inhaled human insulin (Exubera) is as effective as glibenclamide as adjunctive therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes.

More Then One-Third of Medicaid Patients Don’t Take Their Type 2 Drugs Properly
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Patients on metformin, regardless of race, were 62 percent less likely to adhere to their regimen.

Cognitive Dysfunction Linked With Poor Diabetes Control in Elderly
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Elderly diabetics with poor glucose control have a high prevalence of undiagnosed cognitive dysfunction, depression and functional disabilities.

Obese Have Higher Cardiac Risk, but Better Treatment Outcomes
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Obese individuals are at increased risk for developing an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but because they are treated more aggressively than their lean counterparts, their outcomes are actually better.

`Mr. Diabetes®' Talks the Talk and Walks the Walk
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Walking down Commonwealth Avenue, on approximately the 7,500th mile of his perimeter walk around the United States, Andy ``Mr. Diabetes®" Mandell spotted his latest target.

``Hi, may I talk to you for a minute?" Mandell asked the young man walking toward him. ``Do you know anyone with diabetes?"

Compound in Dairy Products Targets Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
A possible new way to treat diabetes without synthetic drugs.

Treatment Guidelines Favor Early Metformin Then Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Metformin should be prescribed along with lifestyle intervention as soon as patients are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and if A1c cannot be brought down to below 7%, within 2-3 months, then insulin as the second-line drug.

Study Backs Pill Use for Neonatal Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
The small number of diabetics who were diagnosed early in infancy may be spared a lifetime of insulin shots, according to new research.

Diabetes Prevalence Outstrips National Growth Rate and More
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a 50% increase in the prevalence of diabetes from 1997 to 2004.

Diabetes Tied to Enlarged Prostate
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Researchers report that, BPH, or benign prostate hyperplasia, is a common condition in older men, but the risk of developing the condition seems to be increased by obesity and high blood sugar levels.

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