Exercise helps protect against type 2 diabetes - even in old age

WASHINGTON - Exercise increases the number and function of energy-making factories in muscle cells, which protects against development of type 2 diabetes, says a researcher.

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New model to find optimum time for statin therapy in diabetes patients

WASHINGTON - A new computer model developed by researchers from North Carolina State University and Mayo Clinic can now be used to determine the best time to start using statin therapy in diabetes patients to help prevent heart disease and stroke.

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Soon, a pill that could end curse of diabetes

LONDON - A pill that could spell the end of type one diabetes has been created by researchers.

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FDA warns diabetics of faulty results when combining some blood sugar tests with dialysis

FDA warns of faulty results with blood sugar tests

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is warning diabetes patients that certain blood sugar tests can give inaccurate results in patients taking other medications.

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Carnitine supplements ‘lower diabetes risk’

WASHINGTON - A new study by researchers at Duke University Medical Center showed that supplementing obese rats with the nutrient carnitine improved their glucose tolerance, a health outcome that indicates a lower risk of diabetes.

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Diabetics need to be aware of the risk posed by metabolic syndrome

NEW DELHI - A leading diabetologist, Dr. Vikas Ahluwalia, has said people suffering from diabetes need to be aware of the dangers and risks posed by metabolic syndrome, but adds that while it is a lifelong condition, lifestyle changes can help to reverse it or reduce the risk factors.

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Diabetic Mehsud killed while getting a leg massage: CNN

ISLAMABAD - Several stories are the doing rounds regarding the death of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehsud.

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Researchers debunk myths about insulin

WASHINGTON - Experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center say that the fear about weight gain, which often cause type 2 diabetes patients to resist taking insulin, is largely unfounded.

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Radiation therapy for childhood cancer may up diabetes risk

WASHINGTON - Childhood cancer survivors may have an increased risk of diabetes, particularly those who received total body or abdominal radiation, says a new study.

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Sitting down too much at work can be a health hazard

MELBOURNE - A survey has found that workers spend 70 percent of their daily lives sitting down, which makes it a health hazard, as it not only makes one fat, but also puts one at risk of diabetes and heart disease.

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