Abdominal fat more prone to make you diabetic?

fatBen-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers, in a collaboration with colleagues from the University of Leipzig, Germany, have identified a signaling pathway that is operational in intra-abdominal fat, the fat depot that is most strongly tied to obesity-related morbidity. Full article »

Diabetes type2 drug FG- 3019 will be entering phase 2 clinical trial

four_peopleMedarex has intitiated phase 2 clinical trial of FG-3019 in patients with type 2 diabetes and advanced kidney disease. In this regard, Medarex will receive a milestone payment of an undisclosed amount from its licensing partner, FibroGen.

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Zyprexa leading to diabetes?

zyprexaEli Lilly is being sued by an Illinois man who claims he developed diabetes after taking the antipsychotic medication Zyprexa.

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Is Lantus causing cancer (carcinogenic) ?

ryanfirstlantusAre you using Lantus for keeping a check on your diabetes? Are you not risking your life with cancer? Well the Canadian Health Ministry have a few doubts to clear.

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Diabetic patients high chances to have cardiovascular diseases

heart diseaseThere is a clear cut relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Studies indicate that there is a two to three fold increase in the incidence of heart disease in patients with diabetes as compared to those without diabetes.

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AstraZeneca hid diabetic link of Seroquel information from US people

Seroquel is an antipsychotic drug manufactured and marketed by London based drug maker AstraZeneca Plc. It has diabetes related side effects. In clinical trials of the drug, patients have been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus, hyperglycemia and weight gain.

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Anti-blood cancer drug capable of treating diabetes:Korean researchers discovered

It is sometimes observed that a boy who is good in studies also excels in sports. But can you imagine a drug eradicating one life-threatening disease equally capable of combating another complicated disorder? Well it is quite possible.

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$1.2 million to study hormonal influence on diabetes

ADAA promising research work. Hats off to American Diabetes Association & Novo Novo-NordiskNordisk . Well they would fund the study. The Association, from its very inception is fighting against this deadly, life-threatening, chronic disorder and has invested more than $500 million to fund different diabetes research projects.

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New study to test the efficacy of arthritis drug in the treatment of diabetes

salsalateDiabetes, characterized by abnormal blood glucose levels, is a chronic disorder leading to several complications like cardiovascular disease, blindness, kidney disease, amputations etc. People with diabetes die at rates two to four times higher than those who do not have it.

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Insulin injection not the only treatment procedure for Type 1 diabetes: study proves

Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin to properly control blood sugar levels. So its the insulin deficiency that impels doctors to this day prescribe insulin injections to patients suffering from this disease.But wait this is not the end!

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