Schizophrenics face increased risk of type-2 diabetes

WASHINGTON - Are people with schizophrenia at an increased risk of developing type-2 diabetes? It would seem so, according to the results of a new study.

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Schizophrenia linked to diabetes

WASHINGTON - Medical College of Georgia researchers have found a link between schizophrenia and type 2 diabetes.

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Good self-care may not lower blood sugar in diabetes patients

WASHINGTON - Diabetics who think they are taking good care of themselves, and have the condition under control, might be mistaken because a new study suggests that constant vigil may not translate into improved blood sugar levels.

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Nutritious new low-sugar vegetable juice benefits diabetics

WASHINGTON - Chinese scientists have developed a nutritious low calorie and low sugar vegetable juice for patients with diabetes and pre-diabetic conditions.

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Increased fructose intake may raise obesity, diabetes risk

WASHINGTON - Johns Hopkins scientists have found that an increased consumption of fructose can lead to higher food intake, which may contribute to a high incidence of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

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Diabetic South Asians more likely to lose their eyesight earlier than White Europeans

WASHINGTON - South Asians with type 2 diabetes are more likely to lose their eyesight at an earlier age compared to White Europeans with the same condition, according to a new study.

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Barriers to effective diabetes care revealed

WASHINGTON - Eating out in restaurants, laid back attitude towards exercise, and leading high-risk lifestyles are some of the barriers that stop patients with type 2 diabetes from controlling their condition, say researchers.

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Bypass surgery better than angioplasty for certain heart patients

LONDON - Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have found that for the treatment of patients suffering from multi-vessel coronary artery disease, who have diabetes, and for patients older than 65, heart bypass surgery is a better option than angioplasty.

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Potential therapeutic target for controlling high blood sugar identified

WASHINGTON - Scientists from University of Michigan School of Kinesiology have identified a potential therapeutic target for controlling high blood sugar levels.

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Tobacco plants may harbour diabetes cure

WASHINGTON - While tobacco has always been attributed to devastating effects on health, an international team of researchers has found a rather healthy side of tobacco plants.

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