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Islet Function in Diabetes Improved by Stem Cell Infusion and Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment
Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2007
The combination therapy can decrease Type 2 diabetes morbidity and mortality…

65-Year-Old Couple Retiring in 2007 Needs $215,000 for Future Health Care Costs
Posted: Thursday, April 05, 2007
You can add probably 20% - 30% more if one of them has diabetes.

Glucose Level Predicts Hospitalization for Congestive Heart Failure
Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2007
In diabetic patients at risk for congestive heart failure (CHF), fasting plasma glucose level is an independent predictor for hospitalization, according to the results of a study.

Risks OF Tight Glucose Control In ICU Outweigh Benefits
Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2007
Intensive care physicians need to "think hard and long" about aiming for tight glycemic control. "We need to be very conservative about starting insulin regimens the minute someone comes into the ICU."

HbA1c Early in Diabetic Pregnancy Predicts Outcomes
Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2006
In women with diabetes, increasing hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels in early pregnancy are associated with increasing risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, according to a new report.

Risk of Poor Outcomes From Bariatric Surgery Greater in Elderly
Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2006
For patients aged 65 years and older, adverse event rates exceeded 20%, and in-house mortality was 3.2%.

More Evidence Showing Breastfeeding Protects Against Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2006
Breastfeeding in infancy appears to be associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes later in life, according to a quantitative analysis of published evidence.

Obese Kidney Transplant Patients Twice As Likely To Die In The First Year
Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Six per cent of patients with a BMI of more than 30 died in the first year after transplant, compared with three per cent of patients with a BMI of less than 30.

Artificial Pancreas Testing to Begin Jan. 2007
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2006
A team of scientists in Britain are in the process starting the first study of a closed loop system with 12 children with Type 1 diabetes. The device if successful promises to transform the lives of scores of youngsters.

TZD’s Can Increase Bone Loss in Type 2 Women
Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2006
Elderly nursing home patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus have higher bone mass and lower bone turnover than those without diabetes.

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