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Thirty Years of Diabetes Advancements
Posted: Thursday, January 02, 2014
It has been 30 years since today's standard of care was introduced.

Pear-Shaped Healthier than Apple-Shaped a Myth?
Posted: Monday, January 21, 2013
The protective benefits of having a pear-body shape over an apple-body shape may be more myth than reality.

Preventing Chronic Disease Can Reduce Medicare 10%
Posted: Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Medicare can cut 5% to 10% of its total spending if it focuses on chronic disease prevention and coordinated care for those with chronic conditions.

New ADA Guidelines Ease Blood Pressure Target
Posted: Monday, January 07, 2013
New guidelines from ADA include recommendations for a less stringent systolic blood-pressure target and greater individualization with regard to the frequency of blood glucose self-monitoring.

Turning Off Carb-to-Fat Conversion
Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Discovery of a protein involved in the conversion of dietary carbohydrates into fat could have implications down the road for treatment of fatty liver disease, diabetes, and obesity.

Diabetes Drugs May Reduce Risk for Affective Disorders
Posted: Monday, December 10, 2012
Sulfonylureas and metformin may help to reduce the risk for depression.

Diabetes Drug Can Restore Memory Loss from Alzheimer's
Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2012
A drug that was initially used to treat insulin resistance in diabetes patients has shown promise as a way to improve cognitive function in Alzheimer's sufferers.

Four-Fold Increase for Chronic Liver Disease for Type 1's
Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2012
Patients with type 1 diabetes displayed a greater risk for developing chronic liver disease, including a fourfold prevalence for cirrhosis, compared with the general population.

Insulin Resistance in Middle-aged Patients Increases Atrophy of Brain in Alzheimer's
Posted: Monday, November 05, 2012
Additionally, insulin resistance in this patient population may negatively affect gray matter volume in the medial temporal lobe.

Gaining Weight after Diabetes Diagnosis Increases Mortality
Posted: Sunday, November 04, 2012
Adults who gained weight during the first year following their initial diagnosis with type 2 diabetes had a significantly increased risk for cardiovascular-disease death and for all-cause death.

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