WASHINGTON - A drug widely used in the treatment of Type-2 diabetes may trigger low-grade pancreatitis in some patients and a greater risk of pancreatic cancer in long-term users.
WASHINGTON - A 10-week study has thrown up evidence that consumption of fructose-sweetened, not glucose-sweetened beverages, can adversely affect both sensitivity to insulin and how the body handles fats, creating conditions that invite heart attacks and strokes.
WASHINGTON - Treating diabetes with a class of drugs, called glitazone, leads to a “modest” increase in the risk of diabetic macular oedema (DME), which is a common vision-threatening complication, according to a study.
A research group from University of Southern California analyzed twins in a population-based study and revealed that midlife diabetes increases the risk for dementia and memory-loss disorder Alzheimer’s disease (AD) .
WASHINGTON - Healthy women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy risk future complications like chronic hypertension, diabetes and blood clots, according to a new study.
Are you a diabetic? and always feel sleepy in the day time? snore loudly? check up yourself immediately with a specialist, you might be suffering from sleep apnea, a potentially life-threatening problem affecting one out of three diabetics. Treatment is necessary to avoid high risk of blood pressure, heart problems and other complications.
Latest news reveals the launch of new and unique online diabetes management education program by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Diabetes Teaching Center. This is the first ever online program, which equally focuses on both understanding and improved management for diabetic patients.