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Frequent Doctor Visits Can Lower Blood Pressure More Quickly For Diabetes Patients
Posted: Sunday, June 20, 2010
Frequent doctor visits helped diabetes patients lower their high blood pressure to normal quicker, according to a large study.

Vitamin E Reduces Cardiovascular Disease in Individuals with Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, June 13, 2010
The study shows that individuals with both diabetes and the Haptoglobin (Hp) 2-2 genotype can benefit from using Vitamin E, increasing life expectancy by 3 years.

Insulin Pills Finally in Clinical Trials
Posted: Sunday, June 13, 2010
After years of research and anticipation, insulin pills that could make it easier for millions of patients worldwide to manage their diabetes are moving ahead in clinical trials.

New and More Efficient Method to Make Insulin Cheaper
Posted: Sunday, June 06, 2010
Researchers from the Helmholtz-Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Braunschweig, Germany, have now developed a new method to cheaply produce insulin for the treatment of diabetes.

New Device Predicts Diabetic Wound Healing
Posted: Sunday, June 06, 2010
A new breakthrough device developed by researchers can change the current landscape of chronic wound management.

Diabetes Costs More than $218 Billion and Expected to Rise
Posted: Sunday, May 30, 2010
According to Timothy M. Dall of the Lewin Group in Falls Church, Va., the annual average cost per patient was $9,975 for diagnosed diabetes and $2,864 for undiagnosed disease, "The burden of diabetes to society is even higher when one considers intangible costs from reduced quality of life," the researchers wrote online in Health Affairs.

Discovery Cuts Heart Risk for Diabetes Patients Using Insulin
Posted: Sunday, May 23, 2010
Scientists from Yorkshire, U.K., have uncovered a new approach that could protect diabetes patients from heart damage linked to long-term treatment with insulin. The finding could change the way patients are treated.

Treating Gum Disease Lowers Blood Sugars
Posted: Sunday, May 23, 2010
The researchers said their findings highlighted the need for dentists to be part of the diabetes medical team along with doctors, dietitians, nurses and pharmacists working together in the treatment of people with diabetes. Infections increase blood sugars, periodontal disease is an infection, therefore we can assume that treating periodontal disease can improve diabetes control.

New Agent Prolongs Insulin Action
Posted: Sunday, May 23, 2010
A research team led by a scientist at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida has developed a molecule that can block the breakdown of insulin in the body. The discovery could lead to new ways of treating diabetes.

Insulin Protects Against Artery Damage
Posted: Sunday, May 16, 2010
Long suspected of worsening artery damage in patients with diabetes, insulin instead protects blood vessels, a new study by Joslin Diabetes Center scientists indicates.

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