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Ankle Impairments Seen in Diabetics Even Without Neuropathy
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
New research indicates that even in the absence of peripheral neuropathy, patients with long-standing diabetes mellitus are prone to impaired ankle function.

Silent Kidney Disease Tied To Heart Attacks And Early Death
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Chronic kidney disease doubles the risk of heart attack, stroke, and early mortality, even among young and middle-aged adults, according to results of a nationwide screening program.

Lettuce A Possible Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
It's in your fridge and now, scientists are studying it to help patients with type one diabetes. Lettuce could soon help the millions of people in the United States diagnosed with this chronic disease.

Vitamin D for Babies May Prevent Diabetes Later in Life
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Supplementing with vitamin D early in life may reduce the chances of developing type 1 diabetes later on, according to a new study.

Obese Hispanic Children at Very High Risk for Pre-Diabetes
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Hispanics are one of the highest risk ethnic groups for developing type 2 diabetes, and a large proportion of overweight children might be a main reason why. A recent study has shown that overweight Hispanic children are at an extremely high risk for having pre-diabetes, which leads to increased risk of adult-onset diabetes.

Prompt Weight Loss Better Controls Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Keeping body weight down is known to help manage and prevent diabetes, but a recent study has shown that losing weight soon after diabetes diagnosis greatly helps limit the progression of the disease. This positive effect was seen even if weight was regained later on.

Oily Fish Help Prevent Blindness
Posted: Monday, August 11, 2008
Eating oily fish on a consistent basis appears to help prevent blindness due to aging, concludes a group of London researchers.

Periodontal Disease Increases Diabetes Risk
Posted: Saturday, August 09, 2008
Periodontal disease might be a contributor to the onset of type 2 diabetes, according to recent research.

Exercise Pill Offers Fitness Without Effort
Posted: Friday, August 08, 2008
Is this the magic pill we have all been waiting for? Can you enjoy the benefits of exercise without the pain of exertion? Forget treadmills and spin classes? The answer may one day be yes just take a pill that tricks the muscles into thinking they have been working out furiously.

Exercise Needed to Maintain Weight Loss in Overweight Women
Posted: Friday, August 08, 2008
In addition to limiting energy intake, overweight and obese women may need to exercise 55 minutes a day, 5 days per week, to sustain a weight loss of 10% during 2 years, according to the results of a study.

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