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Preventing Diabetes with Lifestyle Changes Can Persist for at Least 10 Years
Posted: Sunday, February 07, 2010
Ten-Year follow-up of diabetes incidence and weight loss in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study shows positive results.

New Data Prompt Renewed Calls for Public Health Initiative to Cut Salt in US Diet
Posted: Sunday, January 31, 2010
New statistical projections suggest that slashing salt in the US diet by 3 g per day would have huge benefits, reducing the annual number of new cases of coronary heart disease, strokes, and MI's and potentially saving up to 90,000 lives a year.

Obesity Screening Recommended for Children Ages 6 to 18 Years
Posted: Sunday, January 31, 2010
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians screen children ages 6 to 18 years for obesity and refer them as appropriate to programs to improve their weight status, according to evidence-based guidelines.

Novo Nordisk receives US approval for Victoza®
Posted: Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Novo Nordisk receives US approval for Victoza® (liraglutide) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project Going Forward
Posted: Sunday, January 24, 2010
RF forms partnership with Animas to develop first-generation automated system for managing Type 1 diabetes.

It’s Final: New ADA Guidelines Urge A1C Test for Diabetes Diagnosis
Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
The ADA will publish the new guidelines in the January issue of Diabetes Care. The A1c blood test may catch Type 2 diabetes, prediabetes sooner, with no fasting.

Regaining Normal Glucose Function in Patients with Prediabetes
Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
Diabetes prevention likely resides in the restoration of Normal Glucose Regulation (NGR) rather than in the maintenance of a high-risk state, such as pre-diabetes. Therefore, it is encouraging to note that nearly one quarter of the study participants achieved NGR within the 3-year study window. Over half of those patients did so in the first year, so for the most part, those who succeed in having NGR restored will do so relatively quickly.

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.

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.

Glycemic Index Education Leads to Better Diabetes Control
Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009
Nine weeks of education about the glycemic index in foods is enough to encourage adults with Type 2 diabetes to adopt better dietary habits that result in improvements to their health, recent research suggests.

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