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Diabetes with Psoriasis Increases Vascular Risk
Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Patients with diabetes and psoriasis are significantly more likely to develop new-onset, diabetes-related microvascular and macrovascular complications than are psoriasis-free patients with diabetes.

Treating Diabetes Can Lower Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
Posted: Sunday, May 01, 2011
Treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and other vascular risk factors may help lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease in people who already show signs of declining thinking skills or memory problems.

Diabetes Ups Risk of Death from All Causes
Posted: Monday, March 14, 2011
Diabetes not only doubles vascular death risk but also substantially raises risk of death from nonvascular causes, including cancer and infectious disease, researchers found.

Hypoglycemia a Marker of Poor Diabetes Outcomes
Posted: Friday, October 22, 2010
vere hypoglycemia in Type 2 diabetes appears to be associated with an increased risk of vascular complications three times the risk of death, researchers have found.

Dementia Can Differ in Those with and without Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, July 25, 2010
Vascular disease, which affects blood flow in brain vessels, appears to be a common cause of dementia in some people with diabetes, new study findings suggest.

Insulin Protects Against Artery Damage
Posted: Sunday, May 16, 2010
Long suspected of worsening artery damage in patients with diabetes, insulin instead protects blood vessels, a new study by Joslin Diabetes Center scientists indicates.

Drugs Don't Reduce Heart Problems for Diabetes Patients
Posted: Sunday, March 28, 2010
Key results from a landmark federal study are in and the results are disappointing for diabetes patients: adding drugs to drive blood pressure and blood-fats lower than current targets did not prevent heart problems, and in some cases caused harmful side effects.

Postprandial Hyperglycemia and Increased Cardiovascular Risk
Posted: Sunday, March 21, 2010
Hyperglycemia is a major risk factor for both the microvascular and macrovascular complications in patients with Type 2 diabetes. This review summarizes the cardiovascular results of large outcomes trials in diabetes and presents new evidence on the role of hyperglycemia, with particular emphasis on postprandial hyperglycemia, in adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes and the Risk of Dementia
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
Diabetes increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia and the risk is stronger when diabetes occurs at mid-life than in late life according to university researchers in Sweden.

High Levels of Protein in Urine Associated with Increased Risk of Death, Heart Attack and Kidney Failure
Posted: Sunday, February 14, 2010
Patients with high levels of proteinuria (protein in urine) in addition to another marker of reduced kidney function had an associated increased risk of all-cause death, heart attack or progression to kidney failure, according to a study.

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