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Glucose Rise in Diabetes Patients May Signal Bloodstream Infection
Posted: Saturday, October 01, 2011
In a study of a large population of patients with diabetes, poor short-term glucose control was associated with a significantly elevated risk for bloodstream infection (BSI).

Intensified Treatment with Basal Insulin Improves Control and Weight Loss
Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2011
Adding insulin detemir to a treatment regimen of metformin and liraglutide improved glycemic control and led to sustained weight loss for up to 52 weeks in patients with type 2 diabetes.

EASD: Twice-Daily Aspirin Betters Platelet Inhibition for People with Diabetes
Posted: Monday, September 19, 2011
Twice-daily aspirin administration, but not a once-daily doubling of the dose, appears to provide good inhibition of platelet cyclooxygenase (COX)-1 in diabetic patients who have rapid recovery of COX-1 activity, and might enhance cardiovascular protection.

Multiple Lifestyle Factors Contribute to Diabetes Risk
Posted: Saturday, September 17, 2011
Collectively, lifestyle factors, including not smoking, regular physical activity, healthy diet, moderate alcohol consumption, and normal body weight, are associated with a substantially decreased risk of developing diabetes, according to new research findings.

Predicting How Diet and Exercise Affect Weight
Posted: Monday, September 12, 2011
Researchers have created a mathematical model—along with an accompanying online weight simulation tool—of what happens when people of varying weights, diets and exercise habits try to change their weight. The model challenges long-held assumptions about weight loss.

Start Obesity Screening as Early as Age 2
Posted: Sunday, September 11, 2011
Screening children as young as 2 years for obesity may be more successful in weight control and preventing metabolic abnormalities than waiting until they are older.

Using Electronic Heath Records Leads to Better Diabetes Care
Posted: Friday, September 09, 2011
Use of electronic health records (EHRs) for patients with diabetes improves achievement of care and outcomes targets, researchers found.

How Long a Person Is Overweight May Decide their Diabetes Risk
Posted: Friday, September 09, 2011
Being obese might up the chance of developing Type 2 diabetes, but the true risk factors may lie in how much someone is overweight and how long they've been that way. This is crucial information because we are seeing more obesity in young children.

Combination of Five Lifestyle Factors Linked to Lower Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, September 08, 2011
Research data shows the importance of five lifestyle factors in reducing risk for type 2 diabetes.

Physical Inactivity Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, September 03, 2011
Physical inactivity may play a key role in the development of Type 2 diabetes, according to new research.

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