MRI may aid in diagnosis, staging and treatment of diabetes

WASHINGTON - Scientists have found that non-invasive imaging (MRI) may aid physicians in the early diagnosis, staging and treatment of diabetes.

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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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Valentine’s Day gift basket contributes to Juvenile Diabetes Research

Valentine’s Day campaign “Buy Once , Give Twice!” announced by American Diabetes Wholesale, the company will forward 50% of their profits to the promotion of the Greater Palm Beach County Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).

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Highland Diabetes Institute presents hope for Highlands and Islands patients

The Highland Diabetes Institute and gives the Highlands and Islands a leading edge in diabetes research and patient care. It is the result of joint partnership between NHS Highland, UHI and LifeScan Scotland. It will house the NHS

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How India plans to fight against diabetes epidemic?

India is seen as the diabetes capital in the world. The disease is taking the shape of an epidemic in the country. As an attempt to fight it, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), with the support of World Diabetes Foundation (WDF), started a project called MDRF-WDF Chunampet ‘Rural Diabetes Prevention Project’ in Chennai.

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Increasing cost of diabetes drug makes life tougher for patients

Recent studies have found the cost of diabetes drug is increasing. This has made lives of nearly 24 million diabetes patients tougher.

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Novo Nordisk likely to offer stem cell therapy for diabetes treatment

Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk A/S is known to be the world leader in diabetes. Now in their hunt for diabetes drug, the company is trying to take the help of stem cell research.In this effort, they have launched a new collaboration to develop a treatment for type 1 diabetes by programing stem cells to turn into insulin-producing cells.

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India launched its first online forum for diabetes patients

For the first time in India, M V Hospital for Diabetes & Diabetes Research Centre, has launched an online forum for the diabetes patients called “Foot care for people with diabetes”. It can be mentioned that the foot complication is said to be the maximum for all diabetic patients though eyes and kidney also get affected.

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Taking Vitamin D as Child May Reduce Type 1 Diabetes Risk

Study suggests that vitamin D can significantly reduce the risk of developing type 1 diabetes among children. And as the sunlight is the natural source of vitamin D, a well exposure in the sunlight can be helpful to reduce the diabetes risk. Perhaps this is the reason of why children in the northern part of the world are more subjected to diabetes than the children of other parts of the world.

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UAB Awarded $6.3 Million For Diabetes Study

UAB, one of the few universities designated as Diabetes research center nationwide, is awarded $6.3 million by The National Institutes of Health to facilitate research work in diabetes. The whole money is to be used in the diabetes study and for treatment. The researchers are likely to focus on metabolic and vascular aspects of the disease to try to achieve a better solution of the disease. The aim of the organization is to provide better and successful ways to fight the disease.

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