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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Middle-aged men ‘twice as likely to have diabetes’

LONDON - Middle-aged men are almost twice as likely to have diabetes compared to their female counterparts, according to a new study.

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Researchers figure out why obesity triggers diabetes

SYDNEY - Are you obese? Beware, for there is a high chance that you can become diabetic. The link between the two has now been scientifically validated.

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Liver cells may be reprogrammed as insulin-producing beta cells

LONDON - Scientists may have moved a step closer to developing a potential new treatment for diabetes, by finding that human liver cells can be transformed into something like the beta cells that produce insulin in a healthy pancreas.

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Can an individual’s bitter-taste sensitivity help determine diabetes risk?

WASHINGTON - A research team at Kansas State University, including an Indian origin scientist, are studying whether an individual’s bitterness sensitivity can help predict his/her risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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High insulin levels enhance breast cancer risk

WASHINGTON - Elevated insulin levels in the blood seem to raise the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women, according to a new study.

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Product Recalls: Quick-set infusion sets used with insulin pumps

Recalls: infusion sets for diabetes patients

The following recall has been announced:

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Heavy drinking, type 1 diabetes may double death risk in stroke patients

WASHINGTON - Heavy drinking, type 1 diabetes or having a preceding infection are likely to double the risk of death in stroke patients, according to a new study.

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Elevated insulin linked to increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women

WASHINGTON - A new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has shown that elevated insulin levels in the blood could raise the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women.

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How obesity leads to diabetes

WASHINGTON - Monash University researchers have found how obesity leads to type 2 diabetes - a finding that could lead to the design of a drug to prevent the disease.

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