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Diabetics Should Include More Herbs And Spices In Their Foods
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
In test-tube experiments, researchers at the University of Georgia, Athens, found that extracts of various herbs and spices - such as cinnamon, cloves, sage and rosemary -inhibited a damaging process that can result from high blood sugar levels.

Diabetes Linked to Accelerated Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
Patients with coronary artery disease and diabetes exhibit more extensive atherosclerosis and inadequate compensatory remodeling of the arterial wall, compared to patients without diabetes, according to new published findings.

New Treatment for Diabetes Growing on Trees
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
A new possible food additive can reduce blood glucose levels by 28% for those with type 2 diabetes. A new study shows that a phytochemical in fruits and vegetables, called Emulin can help to reduce blood sugars in type 2 diabetics. This treatment for diabetes has been growing right in our backyard.

Heart Disease Risk Soars 80% With Obesity And Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
People who are both obese and have diabetes are highly likely to develop heart disease during their lifetime, a new study shows.

Arsenic Contaminated Drinking Water Connected to Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Exposure to arsenic increases the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, concludes a recent study. Arsenic levels in urine were seen to be significantly higher in diabetics than in individuals without the disease.

New Drug Combats Elderly Insomnia
Posted: Monday, August 18, 2008
It's estimated that nearly half of people over 55 years of age suffer from some level of insomnia. Researchers at Tel Aviv University have recently developed a drug to specifically combat this common problem in elderly individuals.

New Drug Helps to Reverse Diabetes and Prevent Aging
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
A drug that fights aging and halts the onset of diabetes, cancer and heart disease, may hit market shelves in another five years, claim researchers.

Broccoli Can Reverse Diabetes Damage
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Broccoli burgers offered by McDonalds to reduce diabetes risk? Not really, but why not?

Byetta May Extend Lives
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
According to the results of a major clinical trial, patients who took Byetta had a much lower chance of dying, about 75 percent lower, than those who took any other drug.

Lipitor 80 Mg Reduces Heart Attacks And Strokes In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes And Chronic Kidney Disease
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Pfizer Inc announced that, in patients with heart disease, type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) 80 mg significantly reduced the risk of major cardiovascular events, including heart attack and stroke, by 35 percent over those taking Lipitor 10mg.

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