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Giving Workers More Say on the Job Reduces Risk for Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Researchers found that giving workers more job control could be an important modifiable risk factor to reduce incidence of diabetes among women.

Quality Varies in Social Networking Websites for Diabetics
Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011
Researchers in the Children's Hospital Boston Informatics Program performed an in-depth evaluation of ten diabetes websites, looking at their quality of information.

Lights Out Dusk to Bedtime Lowers Chances of Diabetes, Insomnia
Posted: Sunday, January 23, 2011
Turning down the lights from dusk to bedtime could induce sleep, lower blood pressure, curbing diabetes risk.

Blood Pressure Pills More Effective When Taken at Night
Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
New research shows that timing blood pressure medication with a patient's body clock makes it more effective and offers greater protection against the occurrence of heart attacks and strokes. The findings could change the hypertension treatment for hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Inhaled Steroids Linked to Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The use of inhaled corticosteroids, whether for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), increases the likelihood of diabetes onset and diabetes progression. Current use of inhaled corticosteroids was associated with a significant 34% increase in the rate of diabetes.

Why Self-Monitoring of Blood Sugars Is Critical in All Patients with Diabetes
Posted: Friday, October 22, 2010
Vigilant monitoring of glycemic levels is the key to success for comprehensive glycemic control in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

Strong Link Discovered between Air Pollution and Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, October 10, 2010
A national epidemiologic study finds a strong, consistent correlation between adult diabetes and particulate air pollution that persists after adjustment for other risk factors like obesity and ethnicity. The relationship was seen even at exposure levels below the current EPA safety limit.

Traffic Can Increase Risk for Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Urban air pollution -- especially the particles and gases spewed by heavy traffic -- can increase a person's risk of developing Type 2 diabetes according to a new German study. People with chronic inflammation may be especially vulnerable.

Disrupted Sleep Patterns Adds to Risk of Obesity, Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, July 25, 2010
Disrupted sleep patterns seem to contribute to the risk of obesity and diabetes, according to numerous studies. Scientists have theorized that disrupted circadian rhythms throw off various hormonal processes in the body that contribute to disease.

Stress Affects Brain Function in Older People with Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
According to researchers from the University of Edinburgh, UK, stress increases the risk of memory loss and cognitive decline in older people with Type 2 diabetes.

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