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An Eye On Sight
Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2011
About 14 million people ages 12 and older have vision problems. Although 80 percent of these problems can be corrected with glasses, that still leaves a lot of Americans with more serious problems in sight.

Restaurant Calorie Counts Not Always Accurate
Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2011
About 20% of meals tested by scientists pack at least 100 more calories than indicated on the menu, a study finds. Some foods are off by as much as 225 calories.

Dentists: The Forgotten Link
Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Researchers say that dentists can help identify patients with diabetes or pre-diabetic conditions.

Fatigue the Greatest Challenge for Dealing with Diabetes
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011
Eighty-five percent of people with diabetes say fatigue is their top challenge and it makes it difficult to get through their day, a U.S. survey indicates.

Certain Foods Linked to Long-term Weight Gain
Posted: Monday, July 11, 2011
Munching more unprocessed plant foods may help keep the middle-aged bulge away, a new study suggests. On the other hand, meat, french fries and sugar-sweetened drinks can help pack on the pounds. The findings suggest that the types of food you choose, not just calories, are important for avoiding age-related weight gain.

New Study Shows Diabetes Surging Worldwide
Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011
The number of adults worldwide with diabetes has more than doubled in the past three decades -- jumping to nearly 350 million -- and it continues to surge, according to a new study in the journal Lancet.

High Aspirin Dosage May Curb Heart Attack Risk in Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011
New research from scientists in Canada has revealed that taking aspirin every day could offer benefits for those managing their diabetes.

Flavonoid in Strawberries May Limit Diabetes Complications
Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011
Researchers have shown that fisetin, a type of flavonoid found in strawberries and to a lesser extent in other foods, reduces neurologic complications and kidney damage in a mouse model of type 1 diabetes.

Poor Glycemic Control Worsens Incontinence
Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011
In older women with diabetes and urinary incontinence, high A1c levels are associated with patient reports of more severe limitations due to incontinence.

Vascular Status Predicts Hypoglycemia
Posted: Tuesday, July 05, 2011
Type 2 diabetes patients with microvascular or macrovascular complications, or those taking certain monotherapies, are more likely to experience hypoglycemia and require outpatient hospital visits.

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