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Children Who Eat Vended Foods Face Health Problems, Poor Diet
Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Vended foods and beverages linked to obesity, diabetes and coronary artery disease.

Evolution the Cause for Greater Risk for Type 1 Diabetes?
Posted: Sunday, August 29, 2010
Gene variants associated with an increased risk for Type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis may confer previously unknown benefits to their human carriers. As a result, the human race may have been evolving in the recent past to be more susceptible, rather than less, to some complex diseases.

Dementia Can Differ in Those with and without Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, July 25, 2010
Vascular disease, which affects blood flow in brain vessels, appears to be a common cause of dementia in some people with diabetes, new study findings suggest.

Disrupted Sleep Patterns Adds to Risk of Obesity, Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, July 25, 2010
Disrupted sleep patterns seem to contribute to the risk of obesity and diabetes, according to numerous studies. Scientists have theorized that disrupted circadian rhythms throw off various hormonal processes in the body that contribute to disease.

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Diabetes Risk by 50%
Posted: Sunday, July 25, 2010
The risk of getting diabetes is about 50% in patients with autoimmune forms of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, and psoriatic arthritis, according to a new study.

Circadian Clock in Pancreas Linked to Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, June 27, 2010
For the first time, researchers at Northwestern University have found that there also exists a circadian clock in the pancreas, which regulates the production of insulin, and that a fault in this clock could eventually cause diabetes.

Insulin Peptide Points to a Solution for Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, June 27, 2010
Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have identified the precise protein fragment, or peptide, that can trigger diabetes in mice.

The finding, supports an emerging theory about the origins of autoimmunity, and may lead to new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in humans.

Discovery of Important New Player in Diabetes Onset
Posted: Sunday, June 20, 2010
A research team led by a La Jolla Institute scientist has unmasked a previously unknown cellular player, which is critical to proper insulin secretion.

Inhaling Diabetes? Study Suggests Link Between Air Pollution and Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, June 06, 2010
Traffic-related air pollution, known to raise the risk for cardiovascular disease, may also increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in women. Low-grade inflammation may contribute to the higher incidence of Type 2 diabetes in women exposed to air pollution.

Treating Gum Disease Lowers Blood Sugars
Posted: Sunday, May 23, 2010
The researchers said their findings highlighted the need for dentists to be part of the diabetes medical team along with doctors, dietitians, nurses and pharmacists working together in the treatment of people with diabetes. Infections increase blood sugars, periodontal disease is an infection, therefore we can assume that treating periodontal disease can improve diabetes control.

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