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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How type1 and type2 diabetes differs in diagnosis?

type-1-diabetesThis is a query most of you have. You wonder why some one is diagnosed to have type1 diabetes when in the texts you will find that this is a genetic disease (from birth). Also in other cases, there is a very thin line of difference in symptoms for type1 and type2 diabetes mellitus. In this article we have attempted to cover a few differences that we found would be comprehensive and important for you.

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Diabetes risk is 400% sure with Astra Zeneca’s antipsychotic drug Seroquel

Compared with other medication of the same class, the risk of developing diabetes raises almost 400 percentages while using  AstraZeneca’s antipsychotic drug Seroquel.

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Top 10 hidden dangers of Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) you must know

Most diabetics seldom realize or care about the dangers of diabetes, that is until it is too late. The dreaded “slow killer” not only brings in mortality (which considering the other consequences may even be a welcome relief) but continuous pain, suffering and stealthily progressing debilitating diseases like poly-neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, chronic renal failure and more.

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Diabetes drug rosiglitazone found effcetive in kidney disease

Here is a good news for both diabetes and kidney patients. A popular anti-diabetes drug rosiglitazone is found effective in kidney diseases too. The study published in Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology, reports the phase 1 clinical findings indicate that the drug warrants further study in phase 2 and phase 3 trials.

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Eat two fish a week to get rid of kidney disease

Recent British research finds fish is good for those suffering from diabetes. A fishy diet for at least twice a week can delay the chances of kidney disease among diabetics.

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Diabetic Retinopathy: causes and prevention


Diabetic retinopathy is a very common but serious eye related complication. Though it can effect any diabetic patient easily, but  almost all person with type 1 diabetes show some symptoms of diabetic retinopathy usually after about 20 years of living with diabetes.

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Take Chamomile tea to prevent diabetes

Chamomile tea, is always associated with good health. Now a report in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry indicates that may help prevent the development of diabetic complications, such as loss of vision, nerve damage, and kidney damage.

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4,000 family member walk for diabetes cure

On Sunday 7th September, 2008 Glen Oak Park, Illinois, USA has witnessed a walk of more than 4,000 family members with a diabetic child at its center to celebrate its fourth annual Central Illinois Walk to Cure Diabetes.

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Pre-pregnancy diabetes can lead to birth defects in newborn

In the biggest study of its kind, the researchers from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found the link between diabetes and the child birth defects. The study concluded that diabetic mother runs the risks of delivering a defective child by three or four times. The birth defects can be anything like heart defects, missing kidneys and spine deformities.

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