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Low Vitamin B12 in Pregnancy Linked to Insulin Resistance in Offspring
Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2008
Low plasma vitamin B12 in the first trimester and high folate levels in the second trimester of pregnancy predispose offspring to insulin resistance, according to the results of a study.

ADA's new Guidelines for Screening, Diagnosing, and Treating Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2008
ADA has issued new practice guidelines for screening, diagnostic, and therapeutic interventions that are known or believed to improve health outcomes of patients with diabetes.

38% Increase In Young Diabetics Hospitalized In US
Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2008
According to a new study, there has been a significant increase in the number of young adults hospitalized with diabetes-related conditions in the United States over the last decade or so.

Childhood Type 2 Diabetes Increases Risk of Kidney Failure
Posted: Tuesday, January 01, 2008
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes in children is on the rise. In addition to living with this deadly disease, those children infected are at higher risk for kidney failure later in life.

Age at Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Long-Term Outcomes
Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2007
Patients diagnosed between 0 and 9 years of age were significantly less likely to have had a heart attack then those diagnosed between 10 and 13 years of age.

Over Weight Kids Put Their Hearts at Risk
Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2007
A new U.S. study finds that by the time today's teens reach middle age, the rate of heart disease could be 16 percent higher because of the extra pounds they are carrying today.

Eating Disturbance Common in Girls With Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2007
There is a high prevalence of eating disorders among girls with type 1 diabetes according to Canadian researchers. They also found that eating disturbances in this population are likely to persist over time.

More Black Children Dying From Diabetes
Posted: Friday, November 23, 2007
Black children with diabetes face a death rate twice as high as that for white children, new U.S. government research shows.

Possible To Predict Type 2 in Early Childhood
Posted: Friday, November 16, 2007
It may be possible to predict which kids are most likely to mature into adults with type 2 diabetes - and to nip that risk in the bud. A new study spotlights two key strategies.

Unique Idea: Have Government Subsidize Fruits and Vegetables
Posted: Friday, November 02, 2007
Doctors tell lawmakers to subsidize salads, vegetables and fruit, not fat don't exercise is going to cost them and the taxpayers, plus they will lose years from their lifespan.

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