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Some Alcohol Use Reduces Diabetes, Mortality after Kidney Transplant
Posted: Monday, December 06, 2010
Kidney transplant recipients who consume moderate amounts of alcohol have lower mortality rates by 44% and lower levels of diabetes than transplant recipients who are abstainers or heavy drinkers, according to new research.

International Diabetes Federation, Defeat Diabetes Foundation, Paul and Mira Sorvino and Nick Jonas Join Mediaplanet ...
Posted: Tuesday, November 30, 2010
International Diabetes Federation, Defeat Diabetes Foundation, Paul and Mira Sorvino and Nick Jonas Join Mediaplanet to Educate and Inspire Those Suffering From Diabetes

In celebration of Diabetes Awareness Month, Mediaplanet Publishing today released a Unite for Diabetes report within the USA Today in markets with the highest prevalence of diabetes. The aim of the report is to educate and inspire those suffering from diabetes to take control of their disease. The report will be distributed to over 1.5 million readers.

Poverty a Leading Cause of Type 2 Diabetes, Studies Say
Posted: Monday, November 29, 2010
New research has shown that it's not just about the lack of physical activity and a family history of diabetes that are the top risks. Earning less than $15,000 per year doubles the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

Regular Dental Checkups Can Help Detect Diabetes and Prevent Periodontal Disease
Posted: Monday, November 29, 2010
A group of dental companies are reminding people that regular visits to the dentist can help alert patients when they are at risk for the disease.

Dietary Intervention Can Prevent Disease Process Leading to Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Monday, November 22, 2010
A Finnish study confirms the hypothesis that infant feeding plays a role in the initiation of the disease process leading to Type 1 diabetes in children carrying increased genetic disease risk.

Childhood Abuse Linked to Diabetes Risk in Adult Women
Posted: Monday, November 22, 2010
Stress of physical, sexual abuse may lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, study suggests.

Circuit Regulating Anti-Diabetic Actions of Serotonin Uncovered by Researchers
Posted: Monday, November 22, 2010
New findings by researchers suggest that serotonin -- a brain chemical known to help regulate emotion, mood and sleep -- might also have anti-diabetic properties.

Metformin and Cancer Occurrence in Insulin-Treated Type 2's
Posted: Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Several studies have shown that metformin is associated with reduced cancer-related morbidity and mortality, due to the improvement of insulin sensitivity, or to the activation of AMP-activated protein kinase.

Fetal Exposure to Maternal Type 1 Diabetes Associated with Renal Dysfunction at Adult Age
Posted: Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Reduced functional reserve may reflect a reduced number of nephrons undergoing individual hyperfiltration. If so, offspring of Type 1 diabetic mothers may be predisposed to glomerular and vascular diseases.

CDC: Diabetes Cases Could Triple by 2050
Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Older, more diverse population and longer lifespans contribute to increase.

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