Tag: "diabetes" at medical news
People Who Are Diabetic And Glucose Intolerant Can Benefit From "Statin" Drug Therapy, Even If Cholesterol Levels Are Normal
... andaverage blood levels of cholesterol. "Although diabetes
is a major risk factor for heart disease, little i...r condition is nottreated. People with or without diabetes
who have abnormal fasting glucose levels are athigh risk of recurrent coronary events that may be su...
Diabetes & Holiday Foods: Cedars-Sinai Physician Offers Tips To Maintain Healthy Holiday Balance
...ember that eventhough you can take a holiday, your diabetes
never does." Diabetes, the sixth leading cause of ... a form of sugar. During the holidays, people with diabetes
shouldavoid an overabundance of sugary desserts and rich foods and follow aregular exercise routine,...
Childhood Obesity, Diabetes And Hyperlipidemia
Body fat distribution may determine risk for diabetes
and hyperlipidemia.Relation of circumferences and ...s, abdominal obesity in children may predict later diabetes
Insulin Resistance And Obesity Avoided In Genetically Modified Mice, As Reported In Science
...tentially useful target for drugs to treat type II diabetes
and obesity. Inthe scientists' experiments, geneti... radically increase over thenext 25 years. Type II diabetes
usually develops gradually in people over 40,and overweight people are at particularly high risk for...
UB Oral Biologists Find Link Between Gum Disease And Passive Exposure To Tobacco Smoke
...usting for age, gender, race, education,income and diabetes
mellitus, important known risk factors of gum disease. The risk of severe attachment loss increased 11/2-2 fold, while the riskof severe gingival gum bleeding increased 11/2-21/2 fold in persons exposed tohousehold smoke. Passive smoking also was a...
Who Cares For You When You're Ill
...ng tests, conducting medical treatment (monitoring diabetes
andhypertension), writing prescriptions, providing minor surgical treatment (moleremovals) and granting referrals. Both also provide outpatient acute care suchas minor trauma and urgent care. Many NPs and PAs said they also provide wellcare, partic...
Low Educational Level Increases Risk For Congestive Heart Failure
...t there needs to be improvement in thetreatment of diabetes
and high blood pressure in low socio-economic statuspopulations," says He. Co-authors are Lorraine Ogden, M.S., Suma Vupputuri, M.P.H., and Paul Whelton,M.D., of Tulane; and Catherine Loria, Ph.D., of the National Center for HealthStatistics. The res...
HbA1 Predicts Coronary Artery Disease In Female But Not Male Type 1 Diabetics, Says University Of Pittsburgh Researcher
... coronary artery disease (CAD) in women withType 1 diabetes
but not in men with this disease. HbA1 is a known...chool of Public Health. To assess the role diabetes
control might play in the development orprogression of CAD, the team analyzed eight-year incidence d...
Antibiotics Reduce Inflammation In Heart Disease But Effect On Heart Attacks Remains Unproven
...esterol, cigarette smoking, highblood pressure and diabetes
can cause inflammation in the blood vessels, whichcontributes to atherosclerosis, the cause of heart attacks," says Anderson. "Ifcommon infectious agents such as Chlamydia pneuomoniae 'rev up' theatherosclerotic inflammatory process, antibiotic ther...
IOM Report Offers New Look At U.S. Vaccine Priorities
...arthritis, multiple sclerosisand insulin-dependent diabetes
mellitus. Dr. Rabinovich says it is notsurprising...given to the general population. Insulin-dependent diabetes
mellitus therapeutic vaccine. Multiple sclerosis therapeutic vaccine. Rheumatoid arthritis therapeut...
Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Predictors of Intracranial Saccular Aneurysms
...ulation-based study from Mayo Clinic hasidentified diabetes
as a risk factor for having an aneurysm in a certa...egnancyhistory, and aspirin use. "In patients with diabetes
mellitus, 20 percent of aneurysms were located in theback of the brain as compared to nine percent o...
UI Study Suggests Promising Treatment For Diabetic
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Pregnant women with diabetes
must deal with the costly anddifficult tasks of ch...se of this treatment in pregnancies complicated by diabetes
wouldbe a significant advancement for these patients and a major breakthrough in thebattle against d...
Compound That Mimics Insulin Might Lead To Pill For Diabetes, As Reported In The 7 May Issue Of Science
... of mice that are standard animal models for human diabetes
andfound that it significantly lowered the mice's blood sugar. The development of a pill that can be used in human diabetics will require muchmore research. Scientists must now tinker with the molecule to see if they canmaximize its effectiveness wh...
Research Shows Religion Plays A Major Role In Health, Longevity
...ut twice as likelyto die from respiratory disease, diabetes
or infectious diseases. Rogers said this research established the importance of religious involvement asa fundamental cause of mortality. It also opened the door to further researchperhaps examining religious attendance by denomination and looking a...
Anti-Depressant Drug Shows Promise As Weight-Loss Treatment
...k of high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, diabetes
and avariety of cancers. So it is vital that we identify new and better ways ofhelping people lose weight and thereby reduce their medical risks." Gadde became interested in studying bupropion SR while consulting as apsychiatrist at the Duke Univers...
Study Suggests Inflammation Signs Can Show Who Will Develop Diabetes
...s at a higher risk ofdeveloping what's also called diabetes
mellitus in mid- or later life, thescientists say....ysicianscould delay or prevent some people getting diabetes
through strict weightcontrol since fat cells produce inflammatory mediators. A report on the...
The 'Break Even' Cost Of Kidney Transplants Is Shrinking
...the highest risk patients-thosewith heart disease, diabetes
or older age. That analysis was done on 227patients who received kidneys from living donors from March 1996 to December1998. A separate, detailed analysis by University of Maryland researchers of 184transplant patients came up with the break even po...
Mayo Clinic Cardiologist Available To Discuss New Guidelines On Treatment Of Stable Angina
...cker drugs C -- Cholesterol, cigarettes D -- Diet, diabetes
E -- Exercise, education of the patient Other key findings include: Lipid-lowering therapies clearly improve patient outcomes. Vitamin E and Vitamin C therapy have not yet been proven. Chelation therapy, garlic and acupuncture are not effectiv...
'La Opinion' series on heart disease by Cedars-Sinai internist wins media award from AHA Western States Affiliate
...for Hispanic women -- who have a high incidence of diabetes
-- heartdisease prevention, early detection and control are very, very important." In the series, Dr. Lifshitz warns women who experience chest pain and otherpossible symptoms of heart disease to seek medical treatment, regardless oftheir age. "Too o...
Hopkins study shows combined hormone therapy increases muscle, decreases fat in postmenopausal women
...ps, including women withchronic conditions such as diabetes
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