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Diabetes Tied to Enlarged Prostate
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Researchers report that, BPH, or benign prostate hyperplasia, is a common condition in older men, but the risk of developing the condition seems to be increased by obesity and high blood sugar levels.

Early-onset Of Diabetes Associated With Increased Risk Of Kidney Disease And Death Before Age 55
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Onset of type 2 diabetes before age 20 is associated with a substantially increased risk of end-stage kidney disease and death between 25 and 55 years of age.

Vegan Diet Reverses Diabetes Symptoms
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
People who ate a low-fat vegan diet, cutting out all meat and dairy, lowered their blood sugar more and lost more weight than people on a standard American Diabetes Association diet.

1 In 5 Youth With Diabetes Has Heart Risk
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Overall roughly 20 percent of young people with diabetes (92% in those with type 2 and 14% in those with type 1) experience at least two additional cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to a new study.

Usefulness of BMI is Suspect
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Other techniques that measure how the weight is distributed on the body are thought to provide a better way to assess risk.

Study Shows Just How Effective Exercise is as a Treatment Option for Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Now, a new systematic review shows that exercise helps regulate blood glucose (sugar) levels, increases the body's sensitivity to insulin and decreases blood lipids (fats) while also helping to burn body fat.

Strength Training Can Prevent the Onset of Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Study showed that overweight teenage boys who lifted weights twice per week for 16 weeks significantly reduced their insulin resistance.

Millions of Teens Have Precursor for Diabetes
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
Prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose levels among US adolescents.

Diabetes Treatment Benefits Dementia
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
Diabetes and pre-diabetic conditions appear to increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, but drugs that help regulate blood sugar may help patients with dementia as well, researchers report.

Diabetes Increasingly Prevalent in Heart Failure
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is increasing among older persons with heart failure, and diabetes is a significant independent risk factor for death in these patients.

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