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Three Years Later, Participants in the Diabetes Prevention Study Still Benefiting
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2006
The effects of lifestyle intervention on diabetes risk do not disappear after active counseling has stopped, a new follow-up of the Finnish Diabetes Prevention Study shows.

Born in the USA, One in Three Will Develop Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2006
Fifty-four million Americans - that’s one in six of us -- have pre-diabetes and most don’t even realize it.

RESULTS IN! The Most Effective and Safe Method for Diabetes Prevention IS…….
Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2006
Lifestyle Intervention Remains the Most Effective and Safe Method for Diabetes Prevention.

Weight Loss Is The Key to Diabetes Prevention
Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2006
Every kilogram of weight loss resulted in 16% reduction of diabetes risk.

Mid-Life Metabolic Syndrome Increases Heart Failure Risk at Older Age
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2006
The presence of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged men is associated with an increased risk for heart failure after 20 years.

Antihypertensives Cut New-Onset Diabetes by a Third
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2006
A new analysis of the ASCOT study shows the clearest proof so far that antihypertensive treatment with an ACE inhibitor and calcium channel blocker limits new-onset diabetes, while treatment with a ß-blocker (atenolol), and thiazide diuretic (bendroflumethiazide) helps cause it.

Diabetes is Now Diagnosed in 1 in 523 Young People
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2006
This places diabetes among the more common chronic illnesses of youth, the researchers report, striking 1.82 children per 1,000, compared with 1.24 per 1,000 with cancer and 120 per 1,000 with asthma.

New Joint Guidelines for CVD and Diabetes from 2 European Associations
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2006
Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) often appear as the two sides of a coin: on one side, diabetes has been rated as an equivalent of coronary heart disease, and conversely, many patients with established coronary heart disease (65-70 %) suffer from diabetes or its pre-states.

Big Waist, Heavy Weight Both Raise Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2006
Having either a large waistline or being overweight raises a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but the combination of the two is most dangerous, a study shows.

How to Screen a Community for PreDiabetes & Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2006
Evaluation of a campaign that screened a community of 95,000 via 530 pharmacies.

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