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Increasing Vitamin D Can Reduce Type 2 Diabetes by 55 Percent
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
People who get plenty of vitamin D can cut their chance of developing Type 2 diabetes by 55 percent, according to the review of over 100,000 people in 28 studies.

TZD Patients Are 50% More Likely to Develop Bone Fractures
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
A Henry Ford Hospital study finds women with Type 2 diabetes who take a commonly prescribed class of medications called TZD's to treat insulin resistance may be at a higher risk for developing bone fractures within 1 year of taking the medication.

Stress Affects Brain Function in Older People with Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
According to researchers from the University of Edinburgh, UK, stress increases the risk of memory loss and cognitive decline in older people with Type 2 diabetes.

New Gestational Diabetes Guidelines Find More Women at Risk
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
New blood sugar measurements used to determine gestational diabetes will mean that lower levels may pose risks for mother and baby.

Birthplace Weighs Heavily on Immigrant Weight and Risk for Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
Where a US immigrant was born could play a significant role in how many pounds they pack on after arriving in America, according to a new study.

Diabetes and the Risk of Dementia
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
Diabetes increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia and the risk is stronger when diabetes occurs at mid-life than in late life according to university researchers in Sweden.

Coffee Drinkers Have Lower Stroke Risk
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
Drinking just one cup of coffee a day -- either regular or decaffeinated -- was associated with a 30% reduced risk of stroke, a large, prospective study showed.

Different Oral Antidiabetics Associated with Different Adverse Outcomes?
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
Risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality among patients with Type 2 diabetes prescribed oral antidiabetes drugs: retrospective cohort study using UK general practice research database.

Diabetes Diagnosis to Soar with A1c Switch for Diagnosis
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
European authorities are considering changing the diabetes diagnostic criteria (using the A1c test) in a move that could almost double the number of people classed as having the disease.

Dialysis Patients: Fatigue May Predict Heart Attack
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
For dialysis patients, high scores on a new fatigue rating scale predict an increased risk of heart attack or other cardiovascular events, according to a new study.

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