Tag: "diabetes" at medical news
Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
...andDr. Melvin Horwith, professor of endocrinology, diabetes
and metabolismat Penn State's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Also participating areengineers and physicians from Massachusetts General Hospital, Case WesternReserve University, the National Science Foundation, Beth Israel Hospital/HarvardMedical S...
'Bathtub' Equation Aids Diabetes Research
...fessor in the schoolof kinesiology, who set up her diabetes
research lab at SFU last year. "'In' minus 'out' e... HalpernCentre. Finegood didn't start out studying diabetes
because of an interest in thedisease. "I was interested in applying engineering approaches to the st...
Research Trial To Test New Drug For Diabetic Neuropathy
...eat diabetic neuropathy, a common complication of diabetes
that impairs nerve function in the lower extremiti...nt for diabetic neuropathy. We can only treat the diabetes
which, at best, will stabilize the neuropathy," says Simmons. "Right now we only give patients medi...
American Heart Association Comment On New England Journal Of Medicine Report OnCalcium Antagonist Nisoldipine (March 5 issue)
...ar outcomes in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes
andhypertension," finds an increased risk of fatal...pose risks for certain people, including thosewith diabetes
and coronary heart disease. Past studies of short-acting calciumantagonists have also found increas...
Study Finds Aspirin Does Not Prevent High-Risk Cases Of Preeclampsia
... women at high risk ofpreeclampsia: those who have diabetes
before pregnancy, those with high bloodpressure, those pregnant with more than one child, and those who had experiencedpreeclampsia in an earlier pregnancy. For all four categories, the differenceof preeclampsia in both the aspirin and placebo group...
Diuretics And Beta-Blockers Are Best Drugs To Combat High Blood Pressure, Study Finds
...ent Hispanic, 23 percent smoked and 10 percent had diabetes
mellitus. Of the 6,025 men and 75 women, 46 percent had damage to retina, heart, peripheral blood vessels, kidney or central nervous system -- all organs that are affected by high blood pressure. Each time a patient visited an HSTP clinic, th...
Combined Therapy Improved Care Of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Proper Use Of
New Oral Medications Evaluated
...N, Conn., March 26, 1998-When patients with type 2 diabetes
tooktwo new medications together, rather than sepa...to be spent on directdiabetes care. Type 2 diabetes
affects about 15 million Americans, the ADA estimates. Approximately seven million Americans have be...
Asthma-Airways Clinic Improves Lives, Reduces Medical Costs
...that wouldn't benefit from thisapproach, including diabetes
and heart disease. It pays off over and over andover again." Bria and his colleagues monitored the progress of 90 people participating forone year in the asthma clinic, which emphasizes the need for patients to managetheir own care. Specifically, p...
Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
...n to scientists as "CLA," can prevent the onset of diabetes
in laboratory animals, at least in the short term....ou inherit a genetic predisposition to adult-onset diabetes
and you're obese and inactive, then you may well develop this disease. Our study suggests that CLA m...
ACE-Inhibitors Score High In Reducing Heart Attack Deaths
... pressure, high heart rate, previous heart attack, diabetes
orhypertension. People whose heart attacks were l...ho had previously had a heart attack and thosewith diabetes
or high blood pressure -- benefited more from ACE-inhibitortreatment. In addition, the drug therapy ...
Experts To Discuss Findings From New Lewin Group Study In Conference Call
...sive health caremanagement program for people with diabetes
developed by Diabetes TreatmentCenters of America ...mportant? The estimated 16 million Americans with diabetes
have newhope that they can receive excellent care in a managed care setting providedthat a comprehen...
Lewin Study Confirms Diabetes Treatment Centers of Americas Diabetes NetCareSM Program Improves Health Status, Reduces Medical Costs
... average savings of $600,000 per 1,000members with diabetes
in the first year of operation. This is the first...th health status andfinancial data for people with diabetes
to be released. DTCA's results were confirmed by a data analysis conducted by The Lewin Group,an int...
Mini-Pill Increases Risk Of Chronic Diabetes In Women With History Of Diabetes During Pregnancy
... LOS ANGELES, August 12, 1998 -- Women who develop diabetes
during pregnancy facean increased risk of later de...owed 904 Latina women who had developedgestational diabetes
mellitus (GDM) during a recent pregnancy, but whose abilityto process sugars had returned to normal ...
Cedars-Sinai Medical News Tips
...NCER CELL GROWTH Breast cancer cells exposed to a diabetes
drug (Troglitazone) and theVitamin A compound Accutane stopped multiplying and died on cue inlaboratory and animal studies conducted at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Thedrug combination appears to have no adverse effect on healthy cells, eitherin labo...
Guidelines Not Necessarily Guiding Physician Behavior, Study Says
...nt), family history of heart disease (56 percent), diabetes
(37percent), postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (11 percent), and prematuremenopause (1 percent). "If you gave physicians a quiz on these guidelines, they'd do very well, so it'snot a matter of them not having the knowledge," says Frolkis. "...
Orlistat Is Not A Miracle Diet Pill
...blems such as heart disease, hypertension, stroke, diabetes
and osteoarthritis. It accounts for two to seven per cent of total health care costs and a substantial proportion of disability pensions. In this week's BMJ John Garrow, a former Professor of Human Nutrition, notes that there have been misplaced cla...
Exercise Can Help To Exorcise Stroke Risk
...mption, height and weight, high blood pressure and diabetes
and still foundthat physical activity by itself was associated with decreased risk of stroke....
6,000 Pharmaceutical Scientists Convene November 15-19 In San Francisco
...sulin Dependent Diabetes Sufferers? -- Millions of diabetes
sufferers must receive daily insulin injections to avoid serious, often deadly complications. But there's hope: A leading Canadian scientist has developed and patented an oral insulin medication ...
World's Premier Pharmaceutical Scientists Share Latest R&D Findings
...ulin Dependent Diabetes Sufferers? -- Millions of diabetes
sufferers must receive daily insulin injections to avoid serious, often deadly complications. But there's hope: A leading Canadian scientist has developed and patented an oral insulin medication that's now set for human trials with the Health Prote...
Encapsulating Insulin-Producing Cells For Possible Diabetes Therapy
...erhaps from the pancreases of pigs, as onepossible diabetes
therapy. But the immune system would normally identify suchtransplanted islets as "foreign," and thus target them for destruction. The microcapsules being developed in Grinstaff's lab would avoid thisdilemma by not allowing large molecules su...
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