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Metformin May Help Protect Women against Pancreatic Cancer
Posted: Sunday, February 05, 2012
A new study links the diabetes drug metformin to fewer cases of pancreatic cancer -- at least in women -- but finds other diabetes medications are associated with a higher risk of the disease.

Diabetes Affects Hearing Loss
Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2012
Having diabetes may cause women to experience a greater degree of hearing loss as they age, especially if the metabolic disorder is not well controlled with medication.

Intranasal Insulin Boosts Cognitive Function
Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2012
Pooled data suggest that intranasal insulin may have a positive effect on cognition in both impaired and normal subjects.

Flavonoids Helps to Prevent Heart Disease in Type 2 Diabetic Women
Posted: Monday, January 23, 2012
Dietary flavonoids found in foods such as berries and chocolate may reduce the risk of women with type 2 diabetes developing heart disease.

Cost of Diabetes Will Be $3.35 Trillion by 2020
Posted: Monday, January 02, 2012
The United States of Diabetes: New report shows half the country could have diabetes or prediabetes at a cost of $3.35 trillion by 2020.

CDC: Hep B Vaccine Needed for Diabetic Adults
Posted: Monday, January 02, 2012
Diabetic adults should be vaccinated against hepatitis B virus (HBV) as soon as possible after the diabetes diagnosis is made.

Memory is Altered in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes During Hypoglycemia
Posted: Sunday, January 01, 2012
Brain activation was increased and deactivation was decreased in type 1 diabetic versus control subjects during hypoglycemia.

Fructose a Negative for Diabetes Patients
Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2011
Although it negates the dumping of glucose directly into the bloodstream, fructose may not be an ideal sweetener for diabetes patients.

Low Testosterone Affects Insulin Sensitivity
Posted: Saturday, December 10, 2011
Low testosterone may also have effects on insulin sensitivity as well as diminished libido.

In Diabetes with CKD, Moderate Glycemic Control May Be Ideal
Posted: Sunday, December 04, 2011
In patients with diabetes and CKD, HbA1c targets that fall between 7% and 9% may be associated with decreased risk for adverse outcomes, whereas levels either above or below this range may increase this risk.

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