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Diabetes Increases Risk of Infection in Renal Transplant Recipients
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
Renal transplant graft recipients with diabetes, whether long-standing or newly diagnosed, are at heightened risk of developing infections requiring hospitalization in the posttransplant period.

Gene Variant "Powerful Predictor" of Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
But lifestyle changes, such as exercise, counteract effects of this gene, study suggests.

Gastric Bypass Superior to Banding for Super Obese
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
For super morbidly obese patients, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is a better approach than gastric banding, according to researchers.

Pres. Bush Veto’s Bill To Further Embryonic Stem-Cell Research
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
Speaking in Washington, President Bush declared that the proposed law would have supported ' the taking of innocent human life in the hope of finding medical benefits for others and it crosses a real moral boundary that our society needs to respect.'

Exercise In Itself Improves Blood Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Friday, July 28, 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.

Sweet News for Consumers of Sugar Substitutes
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
Sugar substitutes receive a strong endorsement this month from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Diabetic Women at Higher Risk For Hip Fracture Need Prevention Strategy
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2006
Having type 2 diabetes for 12 or more years was associated with a three-times higher risk of hip fracture.



Women with Type 2 Diabetes at Greater Risk for Glaucoma
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2006
Women with type 2 diabetes have a nearly twofold increased risk of developing primary open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of the disease.

Diabetes Has Protective Effect on Bone Density
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2006
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with significantly lower bone turnover and higher results on bone ultrasound measurements, even in a largely vitamin-D-deficient, elderly, female nursing home population.

Once A Day Insulin As Effective as Multiple Injections For Type 2’s
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2006
Patients with type 2 diabetes may be able to achieve the same glucose control with fewer injections a day.

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