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Children of Diabetics Have Early Artery Disease
Posted: Friday, July 07, 2006
Adult children who have two parents with type 2 diabetes, but who are free from the disease themselves, have early signs of atherosclerosis, the results of a study shows.

Metformin Induces Long-Term Weight Loss in Teens
Posted: Friday, July 07, 2006
Metformin can induce long-term weight loss in obese, non-diabetic adolescents, and could possibly be useful in a regimen to help achieve weight loss in adolescents, who may have developed type 2 diabetes type due to overweight.

Children With Type 1 Diabetes Often Experience Depressive Symptoms
Posted: Friday, June 30, 2006
Depressive symptoms are common among children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes, according to researchers, who found evidence of depressive symptoms in 15% of the young diabetics in their study.

Average American Has Very High Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Friday, June 23, 2006
Body mass index (BMI), the ratio of body weight to height, is tightly linked to lifetime risk of diabetes.

Diet of Adolescents With and Without Diabetes
Posted: Friday, June 23, 2006
Adolescents with type 1 diabetes consume fewer calories from carbohydrates but more calories from fat than adolescents without diabetes and exceed the recommended levels of fat intake, which increases the risk for cardiovascular disease.

CGMS Monitor Gets Kids Involved In Diabetes Care
Posted: Friday, June 23, 2006
A serendipitous finding was that the children tend to become very involved in their own diabetes management when using a continuous blood glucose monitor.

Mixing Long and Short Acting Insulins in Same Syringe Does Not Compromise Long-Term Glycemic Control
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
Mixing Lantus and rapid-acting insulins as Humalog or Novolog does not compromise glycemic control.

Type 2 Diabetes Teens Have Higher Complication Risk Then Type 1’s
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
Young people with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have high blood pressure and signs of kidney damage than their counterpart who have type 1 diabetes, even though type 2 diabetic have had the disease for a much shorter time.

One-Third of Adults With Diabetes Still Don't Know They Have It
Posted: Friday, June 02, 2006
The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in U.S. adults age 20 and older has risen from about 5.1% to 6.5%, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).



New Test Measures Quantity of Active Beta Cells
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have identified a reliable, non-invasive imaging method that can measure the quantity of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells.



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