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Fruit Salad and Diabetes Meters Don't Work
Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011
After handling fruits and using an alcohol swab to clean the area before testing, you can still get elevated blood sugars from your monitor.

Effects of Metformin in Obese Insulin-resistant Children
Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011
Metformin had modest but favorable effects on body weight, body composition, and glucose homeostasis in obese insulin-resistant children participating in a low-intensity weight-reduction program.

Is Surgery the Best Option for Type 2 Diabetes Even If Not Obese?
Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011
A new clinical trial at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center is among the first to test surgery specifically for Type 2 diabetes.

A 495% Increase in Annual Incidence of Unintentional Therapeutic Errors Involving Insulin
Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2011
Unintentional therapeutic errors involving insulin occurred primarily in adults more than 40 years old (73%) and occurred between the hours of 6-12PM.

Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Memory Loss in Older People
Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2011
Older people with larger waistlines, high blood pressure and other risk factors that make up metabolic syndrome may be at a higher risk for memory loss.

Children Need More Sleep to Prevent Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, February 06, 2011
If your children are getting less than 9 hours of sleep per night, they need more to avoid metabolic factors that predispose them to obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, February 06, 2011
When should aspirin be considered for the prevention of complications.

Breast Cancer Plus Diabetes Increases Risk of Dying 50 Percent
Posted: Saturday, January 29, 2011
Having both diseases greatly increases the chances of dying.

Half in U.S. Have Pre-Existing Conditions
Posted: Saturday, January 29, 2011
As many as 129 million Americans under age 65 have medical problems putting them at risk of being rejected by insurance companies or having to pay more for coverage.

Diabetes Care Will Cost $336B by 2034
Posted: Saturday, January 29, 2011
More than 44 million Americans will have diabetes within 25 years under current trends, and the annual cost of caring for them will triple to $336 billion in constant 2007 dollars.

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