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Obesity, Diabetes and Economic Status Increase Risk of Urinary Problems
Posted: Saturday, May 17, 2008
Obesity and unhealthy lifestyle choices greatly increase the risk of urinary problems. Diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure, are also shown to increase risk, and individuals of lower economic standing suffer from urinary problems more often as well.

Vigorous Walking Slows Biological Aging to a Crawl
Posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Just vigorous walking for about an hour a day five times a week can chop a dozen years off the biological age of persons 64 and older, according to a new research.

Diabetes Doubling Before Motherhood
Posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
The number of pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes has more than doubled in seven years, a California study found, a troubling trend that means health risks for both mothers and newborns. And the number of diabetic teenagers giving birth grew fivefold during the same period, according to the study, the largest of its kind. This comes from a new study published in Diabetes Care.

Life Expectancies Declining for Poor, Rising for Rich
Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2008
Between 1961 and 1999 life expectancies in the United States increased by between six and seven years for both men and women. A recent Harvard Medical study has found that these are unfortunately just general trends, and in certain parts of the country, most notably poorer areas, life expectancies actually declined or remained constant in these "counties".

Periodontal Disease Causes Gestational Diabetes In Pregnant Women
Posted: Friday, April 04, 2008
Dr. Ananda P. Dasanayake, a professor of epidemiology and health promotion at the NYU College of Dentistry, led the study on 256 women at New York s Bellevue Hospital Center through their first six months of pregnancy.

How To Detect True Gestational Diabetes
Posted: Friday, April 04, 2008
The study showed that 7% of women diagnosed with gestational diabetes were already diabetic at the time of first visit and were misdiagnosed with gestational diabetes, when they had diabetes. They also found that, a HBA1C level at the first visit of less than 5.3 would not develop gestational diabetes during the entire course of pregnancy.

Diabetes And Endometrial Cancer Risk
Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2008
Women with type 2 diabetes had a 70 percent greater likelihood of developing endometrial cancer, study findings suggest.

Diabetes Prevention, Care, and Education Need To Be Targeted To Men and Women Differently
Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Women had higher expectations of the benefits of self-management along with more depressive symptoms.

Diabetes In Pregnancy Increases Children's Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2008
Researchers have identified a link between the occurrence of type 2 diabetes in adults and the presence of type 1 diabetes or pregnancy-related diabetes in their mothers.

Insulin Restriction in Women With Type 1 Diabetes May Increase Mortality
Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2008
Insulin restriction in women with type 1 diabetes was associated with increased morbidity and mortality, according to the results of a new study.

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