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A Mid-Summer’s Night DREAM: Diabetes Prevention (Part 2- Ramipril Arm)
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
The Dream Study also found that the ACE-inhibitor Altace (ramipril) does not prevent type 2 diabetes in patients with impaired glucose metabolism.

Overweight Youths Should be Treated for Obesity Much Earlier to Prevent Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Watchful waiting when faced with overweight preschoolers and elementary school children is poor pediatric practice.

Adherence to Preventive Medications Reduces Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Participants who were compliant had a 38.2% reduced risk of developing diabetes.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Bell's Palsy Can Indicate Pre-Diabetic State
Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2006
Carpal tunnel syndrome and Bell's facial palsy may predate a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes by up to 10 years, according to results of a cohort study.

Weight Loss Should be the Primary Intervention for Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
In a randomized trial with 1079 participants, for over 3 years it was found that for every 2 pounds of weight loss there was a 16% reduction in risk.

Physical Activity Shrinks Abdominal Fat Cells
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Physical activity may be especially helpful in reducing the size of fat cells around the waistline -- more so than diet alone. That's important, because fat specifically in the abdomen has been linked to the risk of heart disease and diabetes.


More Then One-Third of Medicaid Patients Don’t Take Their Type 2 Drugs Properly
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Patients on metformin, regardless of race, were 62 percent less likely to adhere to their regimen.

`Mr. Diabetes®' Talks the Talk and Walks the Walk
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Walking down Commonwealth Avenue, on approximately the 7,500th mile of his perimeter walk around the United States, Andy ``Mr. Diabetes®" Mandell spotted his latest target.

``Hi, may I talk to you for a minute?" Mandell asked the young man walking toward him. ``Do you know anyone with diabetes?"

Diabetes Prevalence Outstrips National Growth Rate and More
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a 50% increase in the prevalence of diabetes from 1997 to 2004.

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.

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