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How High Blood Sugars Damage Blood Vessels
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Researchers have gained fresh insights into how elevated glucose levels damage blood vessels. The mechanism could lead to novel strategies for blocking the destruction.

Will Surgery Revolutionize Diabetes Treatment?
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
New data presented at the recent AACE meeting shows that metabolic surgery, a new surgical approach to metabolic disease, may provide the key to curing diabetes in some patients. However, if the result is normal blood sugars for Type 2 patients without medications, is it a cure?

New Free Prevention Resource for Your Endo's Office & Online
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
A free resource designed to educate patients about ways to successfully manage their diabetes was revealed at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress: “The Power of Prevention Magazine”

New Information on how Metformin Works
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Not only has new research told us how metformin really works, but a new biomarker was found that can determine the optimal dose of metformin that should be used to get the best results for each patient.

Nonstop Insulin Improves Vascular Surgery Outcome
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Continuous perioperative insulin infusion reduces the incidence of major cardiovascular events in patients who undergo vascular surgery, researchers report.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Retinopathy Linked in Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
According to new research, patients with diabetes who have retinopathy should also be screened for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Cardiac Abnormalities Seen in Young Females with Poor Diabetes Control
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
According to the results of a new study, adolescent girls with poorly controlled Type 2 diabetes are more likely to have structural and functional cardiac abnormalities than are their healthy peers or even girls with Type 1 diabetes.

More Time in the Sun Reduces Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Spending more time in the sunshine could help older people to reduce their risk of developing heart disease and diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes Rears its Ugly Head Ten Years before Diagnosis
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Signs and symptoms of Type 2 diabetes can present themselves as long as 10 years before diagnosis and most people have no idea before the damage is done. Education and better screening prior to diagnosis is critical if we are going to prevent Type 2 diabetes.

Polycarbonate Bottles Leak BPA Into Consumed Liquid
Posted: Monday, May 25, 2009
Drinking from polycarbonate bottles increases levels of urinary bisphenol A (BPA), according to a recent study. BPA had been connected to cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes, and even infertility, in past research.

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