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Diabetes Not Linked to Alzheimer's in Seniors
Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2006
For older people with diabetes, the condition does not increase the likelihood that they'll develop Alzheimer's disease, according to a report in the medical journal Neurology.

Deadly Connection Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2006
AGEs form in the brains of Alzheimer’s sufferers early in the disease process and elevated blood sugars in those with diabetes increase the formation of AGEs.

Height Loss in Older Men with Diabetes Associated with Greater Risk of Heart Disease and Death
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2006
Men who lose 3 centimeters or more of height as they age have an increased risk of death and of coronary heart diseases events, according to a new report.



Risk of Poor Outcomes From Bariatric Surgery Greater in Elderly
Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2006
For patients aged 65 years and older, adverse event rates exceeded 20%, and in-house mortality was 3.2%.

Anemia Often Develops in Type 2 Diabetics: Study
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2006
In patients with type 2 diabetes, a decrease in hemoglobin (Hb) is insidious and occurs predominantly in older people with chronic kidney disease and damaged large blood vessels, research suggests.

TZD’s Can Increase Bone Loss in Type 2 Women
Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2006
Elderly nursing home patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus have higher bone mass and lower bone turnover than those without diabetes.

Diabetes in Middle Age = More Problems
Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2006
Delaying diabetes until old age reduces late-life complications.

Postchallenge Glucose Rises with Age Even When Glucose Tolerance is Normal
Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2006
One-hour OGTT glucose concentrations rise significantly with age even in subjects with NGT.

Mid-Life Metabolic Syndrome Increases Heart Failure Risk at Older Age
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2006
The presence of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged men is associated with an increased risk for heart failure after 20 years.

Role of Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring in Medicare Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2006
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is questioning whether or not Patients with Type 2 Diabetes benefit from self-monitoring of their blood glucose and should they pay for monitor and strips.

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