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Diabetic Ulcer Gel Gets Black Box Warning
Posted: Friday, June 20, 2008
A black box warning has been added to the safety labeling for becaplermin gel (Regranex, Johnson & Johnson) to warn of the increased risk for cancer mortality in patients who use 3 or more tubes of the product, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Friday.

Diabetes Linked to Hearing Loss
Posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Adults with diabetes are at an increased risk for developing hearing impairment, according to a recent study. It's suggested by the study that diabetics are nearly twice as likely to suffer hearing loss compared to non-diabetics.

Medicine Might Help Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy
Posted: Friday, June 13, 2008
Diabetics who take the drug rosiglitazone may significantly decrease the chance of visual impairments and blindness. This drug appears to fend off the common and troubling condition known as diabetic retinopathy.

Fat Gene Variants In Mexican Americans Linked to Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Americans of Mexican decent who possess fat gene variants closely connected to obesity, are at higher risks for certain conditions, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

World's largest Trial of Intensive Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes Shows Reduced Risk of Complications by 21%: ADVANCE Study
Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
The world's largest diabetes trial has shown intensive blood glucose can reduce the risk of kidney disease by 21% with no evidence of any increased risk of death when blood glucose was intensively controlled.

Periodontitis Associated with Development of Type 2 Diabetes And Its Complications
Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
The first ever symposium at the ADA from the American Dental Association shows that treating periodontal disease lowers A1c levels. Treating periodontal disease can be just as important as treating a foot wound on a patients with diabetes.

Link Between Type 2 Diabetes, Sleep Apnea
Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
The ties being found between type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) indicate these disorders have major implications on public health.

Weight Gain Might Benefit Type 1 Diabetics
Posted: Monday, June 09, 2008
For people living with type 1 diabetes, weight gain in the long term may in fact be beneficial. A new study showed a general trend that over a 20 year period, type 1 diabetics that gained weight were less likely to die from the disease.

Periodontal Disease Associated With Increased Cancer Risk
Posted: Thursday, June 05, 2008
Periodontal Disease is more common in those with diabetes and now we are seeing that it is also increases the risk of cancer.

Combined Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Improves Survival in Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, June 05, 2008
For patients with type 1 diabetes and end-stage renal disease (ESRD), simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation increases the chances of long-term survival compared to kidney transplantation alone.

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