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Type 2 Diabetes Has a Key Role in Rising Alzheimer’s Cases
Posted: Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Over the next 40 years there could be a flood of dementia associated with Type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes Among Children Most Likely Occur in Winter
Posted: Wednesday, September 02, 2009
An international study says that children under the age of 15 are more susceptible to developing diabetes in winter.

CGMS Makes Good Blood Sugars Better
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2009
For patients with good A1c levels, continuous glucose monitoring will be beneficial, according to a new report.

We Are What Our Mothers Ate?
Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2009
The mother's health prior to conception is more important then previously thought. Maternal nutrition, protein intake and level of fat in the diet may cause epigenetic changes in the developing fetus that can have long-term health consequences.

Study Finds Intensive Glucose Control Halves Complications of Longstanding Type 1 Diabetes -- Improved Long-Term Outlook
Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Near-normal control of glucose beginning as soon as possible after diagnosis would greatly improve the long-term prognosis of Type 1 diabetes, concludes a study published in the July 27, 2009, issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, which updates information about the clinical course of Type 1 diabetes.

Parents' Skill at Carb Counting Linked to Diabetic Kids' A1c Levels
Posted: Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Parental precision at carbohydrate counting is associated with improved glycemic control in children with Type 1 diabetes, according to a paper in the June issue of Diabetes Care.

Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Stopped in Childhood
Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
A child's current body fat is the strongest predictor of poor insulin sensitivity. But, can 8 year old children give up their sweets, when everyone else around is eating them?

Increase in Type 1 Diabetes Expected
Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2009
If current trends continue, cases of Type 1 diabetes among children under 15 will increase by 70 percent by the year 2020, a new study suggests. Those are among the findings by researchers who analyzed diabetes data from 20 centers in 17 European countries. Those centers registered 29,311 cases of Type 1 diabetes between 1989 and 2003.

Hardened Arteries Threaten Obese, Diabetic Youth
Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2009
An examination of the neck arteries of today's obese or diabetic young people bodes ill for their future health, researchers report.

More Whole-Grain Awareness Needed in School Cafeterias
Posted: Monday, June 08, 2009
A large reason for high and rising rates child obesity is that children often consume unbalanced diets, packed with empty calories. One example of this is that children consume very few whole-grain products, especially with their school lunches, a fact that many in the nutritional and pediatric fields hope to change. Unfortunately, according to a recent study, those involved in student lunch programs, such as cafeteria workers and “food-service directors”, know little more about the benefits of whole-grain products than the fat children do.

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