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Prevention and Detection of Diabetes Needs to Be a Priority
Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2009
The National Changing Diabetes((R)) Program (NCDP), a program of Novo Nordisk, and several member associations recently urged President Obama and members of Congress to make the prevention, detection and treatment of diabetes, one of the nation's most pervasive and costly diseases, a priority in reforming the U.S. healthcare system.

Elevated Glucose Levels Linked to Increase Risk of Death
Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Compared with patients with moderately controlled glucose levels, diabetic patients who have heart failure and either too high or too low glucose levels may be at increased risk of death, said researchers in a report.

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Make Mice Faster
Posted: Saturday, July 04, 2009
Mice consuming diets high in polyunsaturated fatty acids have increased performance levels in sprints, a finding which might be extendable to human athletes. This finding adds to the already wide range of benefits of these compounds.

The Mediterranean Diet Relooked at for Flaws
Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
The Mediterranean diet is back in the news with new information suggesting that "wine, vegetables and little meat [are a] recipe for long life." The researchers said that they had found that not all components of the Mediterranean diet had the same benefits.

A Good Dentist Sees More than Teeth
Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Troubled teeth and gums aren't always just a dental problem. Sometimes they indicate deeper issues, and dentists are increasingly picking up the clues.

Rising Hypertension, Cardiovascular Disease, In Latin America
Posted: Friday, June 26, 2009
Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death worldwide (an estimated 17.7 million deaths, annually), due to increased awareness and better treatment, incidence has actually been decreasing in "developed" countries, such as the United States. Latin America, however, has not seen this CVD regression, and a recent study suggests that rising incidence of high blood pressure might be the reason.

Older Type 2 Diabetes Patients at Increased Risk for Heart Failure
Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Undiagnosed heart failure is common among minority, older aged patients with Type 2 diabetes — particularly diastolic dysfunction.

The Versatile Benefits of Red Wine and Component Resveratrol
Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2009
Moderate red wine consumption is known to have many benefits, including protection against heart disease, diabetes and neurodegenerative conditions, and is believed to be the ultimate answer to the “French paradox.” Red wine is a complex chemical mix, with many of its constituents believed to benefit the human body in some form. Polyphenols, especially resveratrol, are believed to be a particularly important component of red wine when considering health benefits, and a recent review has displayed the far-reaching potential for these compounds.

Three New Weight-Loss Drugs Show Benefits for Diabetics
Posted: Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Three investigational diet drugs hold promise for preventing and treating diabetes. The findings show that the drugs can help "halt the progression towards Type 2 diabetes.

Gestational Diabetes More Common in Pregnant Snorers
Posted: Sunday, June 14, 2009
Pregnant women snore a lot, which puts them at higher risk for gestational diabetes, concludes a recent study. Pregnant snorers therefore have increased risk for various future health problems, as do their children.

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