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Bristol-Myers Squibb Discontinues Development of Pargluva
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic found that Pargluva could double the risk of death, heart attack or strokes in diabetics compared to a placebo.

Dairy Products May Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Men
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Men who have a high dairy intake have a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

Grapefruit Juice Drug Interaction Culprit Identified
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Those dangerous interactions when grapefruit juice is mixed with some drugs are apparently triggered by members of a family of plant toxins called furanocoumarins. Watch for the new Grapefruit juice to hit the supermarket shelves soon.

Kidney Patients Warned Away From Potassium
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Many kidney failure patients are increasing their chance of nerve damage in their legs and feet by simply having too much potassium in their diet.

Mechanism For How The Pancreas Makes Insulin Is Crystalized
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006
"It is possible that the insulin deficiency happens when the crystals don't form properly and then part of the insulin that is produced gets destroyed."

Discovery of Gene Plays Important Role in the Onset of Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006
In a painstaking set of experiments, scientists have discovered a gene that appears to play an important role in the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Weight Loss Hurdle for Black Women Different Then for White Women
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Scientists Spot Difference in Belly Fat of Black and White Obese Women: Scientists have come up with a new clue about why weight loss may be particularly hard for obese black women.

Clinical Screening Tool Developed for Identifying Type 1&1/2 Diabetes Adult Latent Autoimmune Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006
The presence of 2 or more clinical risk factors for latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) may be useful for identifying adults at high risk for LADA who require islet antibody testing, a new report suggests.

AACE: Insulin Not Sodium Plays a Major Role in Hypertension
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2006
Insulin rather than salt is the major driver of hypertension, according to an analysis of data from a study.

Scientists Make Major Finding on Potential Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Monday, May 15, 2006
The study, which combined two therapies (anti-CD3 antibody and proinsulin peptide) already being tested individually in human clinical trials, produced better efficacy, longer-lasting results and fewer side effects in the preclinical trials in mice than either therapy has shown alone in the human studies. The researchers hope to begin testing the combination therapy in human clinical trials later this year.

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