Environmental pollution creating diabetics?

josef-stuefer-world-of-green-globeA Great Lakes study linking a pesticide in fish to diabetes adds to the growing chorus of studies suggesting that environmental contaminants may play a role in the widespread disease. Full article »

Beware diabetics ! You can be prone to kidney stone

glass-of-waterIt is an alarm for all the diabetics since it has been found that there is a link between diabetes and kidney stones. Lets read through and know about it.

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Top 10 “Diabetes fads” or Myths

confused-personDo you often get confused by sayings such as “whether eating too much of sweets leading to diabetes”? These are some of the myths build up by the misconception of the common people. Let us clear your doubts.

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Diabetics can now get the benefits of advanced electronic tracking system

mdiabetic-logbook-fxAn electronic system with personalized patient information shared by diabetes patients and their primary care providers improved diabetes care and clinical outcomes, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

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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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Artificial pancreas serving perfect to diabetics

product-2009512161912In a recent research at Yale New- Haven Hospital at Connecticut, an artificial pancreas has been developed which is not only monitoring the sugar level in blood but also producing the required amount of insulin to lower it.

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Widely used synthetic insulin received green signal from FDA

jabreInternational studies published last week linked a very widely used synthetic insulin to increased risk of cancer. But millions of Indian diabetes patients who use the drug have reason to be relieved after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — and other regulatory authorities across the world — have decided to review the safety of the drug but have urged patients not to stop treatment.

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Does diabetes type2 has its origin in your fats?

diabeticA Monash University study has proven a critical link between obesity and the onset of Type 2 diabetes, a discovery which could lead to the design of a drug to prevent the disease.

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