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Hypertensives Have a Two-fold Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Incidence of Type 2 diabetes might be associated with preexisting hypertension.

Fifty Percent of African Americans Die from Causes that Can Be Prevented or Treated
Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Two-thirds of the difference between death rates among African Americans and Caucasians are now due to causes that could be prevented or cured, according to a new study.
"People should not be dying prematurely from stroke, hypertension, diabetes, colon cancer, appendicitis or the flu..."

Antibiotic Use in Childhood Not Linked to Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Contrary to what several other studies have shown, the results of a nationwide study of Danish children suggest that antibiotic use does not affect the development of Type 1 diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Increases Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Posted: Wednesday, May 06, 2009
A common drug used to lower blood sugar in type 2 diabetics has been observed to increase risk of pancreatitis, and is believed to also increase long-term pancreatic cancer risk.

Aspirin Use Linked to a Lower Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, May 06, 2009
Results of a new study recently published suggest an association between aspirin use and a decreased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

Once a Year Byetta in the Diabetes Pipeline
Posted: Wednesday, May 06, 2009
With Lilly/Amylin's submission of their once a week Byetta, another company, Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc., announces completion of enrollment of ITCA 650 phase 1b study for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes with their once a year dosing of Byetta.

Fructose Linked to More Metabolic Problems than Glucose
Posted: Wednesday, May 06, 2009
Fructose appears to pose more problems with insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and visceral adipose tissue in heavy patients than its companion sugar glucose.

Higher Quality Diets More Expensive
Posted: Friday, May 01, 2009
Higher education and socioeconomic status translates into better, albeit more expensive, diets, according to a recent study. These individuals therefore put themselves at decreased risk for a variety of dangerous conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Pomegranate Juice Helps Slow Prostate Cancer Recurrence
Posted: Thursday, April 30, 2009
Prostate cancer patients who drink pomegranate juice following surgery and treatment, appear to limit the likelihood of the disease recurring. This supports and extends past research that has suggested pomegranate juice and extracts as preventative agents for cancer, as well as other conditions.

Psoriasis Associated with Diabetes and High Blood Pressure in Women
Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Women with psoriasis appear to have an increased risk for developing diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure), according to a new report in JAMA.

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