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Diabetes Lowers Protective Effects of HDL
Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
High-density lipoprotein (HDL), known as "good" cholesterol, isn't as protective for people with Type 2 diabetes, according to new research.

Type 2 Diabetes and Major Depression Increase Risk for Significant CVD
Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
Adults with Type 2 diabetes who have major depression face a greater risk for life-altering microvascular and macrovascular complications regardless of their self-care habits or the degree to which their disease is controlled, according to a study.

Low Income Diabetes Patients Dying at Higher Rates than Wealthy
Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
Despite the drop in fatalities from diabetes over the past decade, patients with lower incomes appear to be dying at a much higher rate than wealthy ones, a new study shows.

Medicine Wheel Helps Natives Cope with Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
South Dakota State University research showed an intervention strategy based on the Native American spiritual concept of the Medicine Wheel brought positive changes for diabetics.

Weight Loss Alleviates Sleep Apnea in Obese Men
Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
Dramatic weight loss proves to be an effective method for improving moderate-to-severe sleep apnea in obese men, with the greatest benefits seen in men with severe sleep apnea, according to a study.

People with Diabetes Gain Victory
Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
With the passing of the new healthcare reform bill, prior existing conditions such as diabetes will not prevent people from getting coverage.

More than 90% of People with Gum Disease Are at Risk for Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009
An overwhelming majority of people who have periodontal (gum) disease are also at high risk for diabetes and should be screened for diabetes, a New York University nursing-dental research team has found.

High Testosterone in Women Linked with Insulin Resistance and CVD
Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009
In postmenopausal women, high testosterone levels increase the risk for insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and coronary heart disease, a new study shows.

Prostate Cancer Treatment Linked to Increased Risk of Diabetes and Heart Disease
Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009
New research shows that the risk of heart attack, stroke, sudden cardiac death and diabetes in men who underwent androgen deprivation therapy was 20 to 30 percent higher.

Gene Mutations Identify African-Americans Pre-Determined for Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009
Blood samples were analyzed for differences (mutations) in DNA and RNA that affect the level of gene expression. The result of these mutations would cause the individual to be less able to metabolize carbohydrates.

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