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Diabetics Should Include More Herbs And Spices In Their Foods
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
In test-tube experiments, researchers at the University of Georgia, Athens, found that extracts of various herbs and spices - such as cinnamon, cloves, sage and rosemary -inhibited a damaging process that can result from high blood sugar levels.

New Treatment for Diabetes Growing on Trees
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
A new possible food additive can reduce blood glucose levels by 28% for those with type 2 diabetes. A new study shows that a phytochemical in fruits and vegetables, called Emulin can help to reduce blood sugars in type 2 diabetics. This treatment for diabetes has been growing right in our backyard.

Arsenic Contaminated Drinking Water Connected to Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Exposure to arsenic increases the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, concludes a recent study. Arsenic levels in urine were seen to be significantly higher in diabetics than in individuals without the disease.

New Drug Combats Elderly Insomnia
Posted: Monday, August 18, 2008
It's estimated that nearly half of people over 55 years of age suffer from some level of insomnia. Researchers at Tel Aviv University have recently developed a drug to specifically combat this common problem in elderly individuals.

New Drug Helps to Reverse Diabetes and Prevent Aging
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
A drug that fights aging and halts the onset of diabetes, cancer and heart disease, may hit market shelves in another five years, claim researchers.

Broccoli Can Reverse Diabetes Damage
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Broccoli burgers offered by McDonalds to reduce diabetes risk? Not really, but why not?

Byetta May Extend Lives
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
According to the results of a major clinical trial, patients who took Byetta had a much lower chance of dying, about 75 percent lower, than those who took any other drug.

Lipitor 80 Mg Reduces Heart Attacks And Strokes In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes And Chronic Kidney Disease
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Pfizer Inc announced that, in patients with heart disease, type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) 80 mg significantly reduced the risk of major cardiovascular events, including heart attack and stroke, by 35 percent over those taking Lipitor 10mg.

Obese Hispanic Children at Very High Risk for Pre-Diabetes
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Hispanics are one of the highest risk ethnic groups for developing type 2 diabetes, and a large proportion of overweight children might be a main reason why. A recent study has shown that overweight Hispanic children are at an extremely high risk for having pre-diabetes, which leads to increased risk of adult-onset diabetes.

Prompt Weight Loss Better Controls Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Keeping body weight down is known to help manage and prevent diabetes, but a recent study has shown that losing weight soon after diabetes diagnosis greatly helps limit the progression of the disease. This positive effect was seen even if weight was regained later on.

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