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New Drug Helps to Reverse Diabetes and Prevent Aging
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
A drug that fights aging and halts the onset of diabetes, cancer and heart disease, may hit market shelves in another five years, claim researchers.

Broccoli Can Reverse Diabetes Damage
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Broccoli burgers offered by McDonalds to reduce diabetes risk? Not really, but why not?

Byetta May Extend Lives
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
According to the results of a major clinical trial, patients who took Byetta had a much lower chance of dying, about 75 percent lower, than those who took any other drug.

Lipitor 80 Mg Reduces Heart Attacks And Strokes In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes And Chronic Kidney Disease
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Pfizer Inc announced that, in patients with heart disease, type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) 80 mg significantly reduced the risk of major cardiovascular events, including heart attack and stroke, by 35 percent over those taking Lipitor 10mg.

Vitamin D for Babies May Prevent Diabetes Later in Life
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Supplementing with vitamin D early in life may reduce the chances of developing type 1 diabetes later on, according to a new study.

Obese Hispanic Children at Very High Risk for Pre-Diabetes
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Hispanics are one of the highest risk ethnic groups for developing type 2 diabetes, and a large proportion of overweight children might be a main reason why. A recent study has shown that overweight Hispanic children are at an extremely high risk for having pre-diabetes, which leads to increased risk of adult-onset diabetes.

Prompt Weight Loss Better Controls Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Keeping body weight down is known to help manage and prevent diabetes, but a recent study has shown that losing weight soon after diabetes diagnosis greatly helps limit the progression of the disease. This positive effect was seen even if weight was regained later on.

Oily Fish Help Prevent Blindness
Posted: Monday, August 11, 2008
Eating oily fish on a consistent basis appears to help prevent blindness due to aging, concludes a group of London researchers.

Herbs and Spices Help Prevent Diabetes Damage
Posted: Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Herbs and spices might have the benefit of decreasing tissue damage caused by diabetes. The result is connected to the anti-inflammatory abilities of herbs and spices high in antioxidants.

Rotavirus Might Accelerate Type 1 Diabetes Development
Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2008
A recent study out of Australia has found a connection between the common childhood infection, rotavirus, and the onset and progression of type 1 diabetes.

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