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India Faces Diabetes Crisis
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2006
A surge in diabetes cases in India threatens the whole health care system. The cost for the increase in diabetes is estimated to be over 250 billion dollars.

Man Walking To Raise Awareness of Diabetes
Posted: Monday, September 25, 2006
Andy Mandell has insulin dependent diabetes, but he is not letting that stop him. He wanted to inform people about Type 2 Diabetes, so he went for a walk. He has completed more than 7,650 miles with the last leg of tour ahead of him. He has 10,000 miles to cover.


MannKind Inhaled Insulin Matches Injections -Study
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
An inhaled insulin being developed by MannKind Corp produces comparable improvements in blood sugar control to rapid-acting insulin analog (RAA) given by injection, researchers said on Saturday.

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.

New Hypertension Pills Cut Diabetes Risk by A Third
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
Researchers have reported that patients given a specific combination of new blood pressure drugs are one-third less likely to develop diabetes than those on older pills.

New Wireless Device Aids in Diabetes Treatment
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Using the close-proximity wireless communications standard known as near-field communications (NFC) the device will link glucometers and insulin pumps.

Just Moderate Adiposity at Age 18 Is Associated with Twice the Risk of Premature Death
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
During 12 years of follow-up, the risk ratio was 1.66 for a BMI of 25.0 to 29.9.

Night Eating Can Increase Diabetic Complications
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Night eating is common in diabetic patients and is associated with increased complications.

Inhaled Insulin Effective Therapy for Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Inhaled human insulin (Exubera) is as effective as glibenclamide as adjunctive therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Postprandial Glucose Fluctuations Impair Cognitive Functioning
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Awareness and better control of postprandial glucose can help to prevent declining cognitive function.

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