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Link Between Type 2 Diabetes, Sleep Apnea
Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
The ties being found between type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) indicate these disorders have major implications on public health.

Combined Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Improves Survival in Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, June 05, 2008
For patients with type 1 diabetes and end-stage renal disease (ESRD), simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation increases the chances of long-term survival compared to kidney transplantation alone.

Nighttime Aspirin Can Reduce Daytime Blood Pressure
Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2008
Low-dose aspirin can reduce daytime blood pressure if taken at night, and this may delay the progression of prehypertension to true hypertension, investigators report.

Simple Blood Test Might Indicate Best Post-Menopausal Treatment
Posted: Thursday, May 22, 2008
Past research has revealed that post-menopausal hormone therapy increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes, leading many women to shy away from the potentially beneficial treatment. A recent study has revealed though that a basic blood test taken prior to administration of the hormones may determine whether or not an increased risk will be incurred by the individual.

Erectile Dysfunction Warns of Worse Problems
Posted: Monday, May 19, 2008
In diabetics, impotence may double cardiac risks, new studies say.

Lilly Discovers Breakthrough To Control The Hunger Hormone
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2008
Research points to a possible way to battle obesity. Lilly has discovered a hormone, made in the stomach, which tells the brain it's time to eat.

Public Food Program A Good Investment
Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2008
A recent Cornell "cost-effectiveness"study has shown that a New York program that aims to educate low-income adults about healthy diets and nutrition yields a $10 to $1 cost benefit. Low-income individuals characteristically have much higher rates of conditions closely linked to poor diets, such as heart disease and diabetes.

Prediabetes Can Be Reversed
Posted: Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Yes, you can stop diabetes before it begins, but you won't receive the care you need if you don't even know you have the problem. Screening is now recommended for everyone beginning at 45 years of age.

TZD's Triple The Risk for Fracture
Posted: Wednesday, May 07, 2008
A widely used class of diabetes medications appears to be associated with an increased risk for fractures, according to a new report in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

4 Steps to Reverse the Damage from Fast Food Diets
Posted: Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Diets high in fast food can be highly toxic to the liver and other internal organs, but that damage can be reversed, says one of the country's leading experts on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, who offers four steps to undo the effects of a 'super-size me' diet.

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