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Almonds Can Improve Diabetes Control
Posted: Saturday, October 01, 2011
Two new studies into the potential health benefits of eating almonds have supported evidence that they can help people with type 2 diabetes to maintain their blood glucose and cholesterol levels.

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).

EASD: Elevated Glucose Appears Years before Diabetes Diagnosis
Posted: Monday, September 26, 2011
In patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, elevations in blood levels of glucose and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) can be seen as much as 10 years prior to diagnosis.

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: Outpatient Test Discriminates MODY from Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2011
A measure of the postprandial ratio of urinary C-peptide to creatinine (UCPCR) can distinguish maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) from type 1 diabetes mellitus, allowing some children who would otherwise be treated with insulin to receive oral antidiabetic agents alone.

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.

Yoga Works for Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, September 11, 2011
Gentle yoga classes may help people with type 2 diabetes take off a small amount of weight and steady their blood sugar control.

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.

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