Tag: "diabetes" at medical news
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
...n or treatment of related diseases, such as type 1 diabetes
mellitus, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and myasthenia gravis, the authors conclude....
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...ditions are associated with the risk of developing diabetes
in urban, middle-aged African-Americans according ... backgrounds. Adjusting for previously recognized diabetes
risk factors such as weight, smoking, exercise, alcohol use, marital status and education, the resea...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...umber of men in the United States with undiagnosed diabetes
has declined sharply over the past 25 years, with ...1999-2002 about 20 percent of American men who had diabetes
did not know they had the disease, in contrast to 25 years ago when about half of the men with diabe...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...poor housing conditions contribute to the risk for diabetes
in urban, middle-aged African-Americans. A team...etes." The study looked at many risk factors for diabetes
including weight, smoking, exercise, alcohol use, marital status and education. But when the researc...
Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD
...ne is especially encouraging at a time when type 2 diabetes
mellitus, one of the major risk factors for kidney...ta will be needed to confirm this trend. Still, diabetes
remains the leading cause of ESRD. In particular, rising rates of diabetic ESRD among younger Africa...
New study counts the economic cost of persistent pain in Australia
... health problems of the new millennium, along with diabetes
and asthma, but its impact is still to be fully understood. Around a million Australians who might normally enjoy productive working lives struggle with persistent pain with substantial interference to their daily lives that can be so extreme that ...
Diet foods for children may lead to obesity
...on (among children") and a higher risk of obesity, diabetes
and heart disease, but further research is necessary with older animals using a variety of taste-related cues. "One thing is clear at this point," Pierce said, "our research has shown that young animals can be made to overeat when low-calorie food...
Researchers find vitamin B1 deficiency key to vascular problems for diabetic patients
...olved the mystery as to why thiamine deficiency in diabetes
had remained hidden until now. Diabetes is incr...prevalence of low plasma thiamine concentration in diabetes
linked to a marker of vascular disease", published in Diabetologia on 4th August, the team found tha...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
... Medical Center. Often, fears of developing type 2 diabetes
or cardiovascular disease dont motivate children, but factors such as bullying do, she said. It gives a kid language to be able to talk about what it would mean to them to be able to make lifestyle changes, she said, adding that Janickes research ...
Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers
...es to the study of other diseases such as obesity, diabetes
and cancer. ...
Maternal obesity prior to pregnancy associated with birth defects
...e of structural birth defects among women who have diabetes
prior to becoming pregnant. Thus, a similar mechanism to that occurring in women with diabetes
may be responsible for the associations observed between maternal obesity and specific categories of...
ACC/AHA release revised UA/NSTEMI guidelines
...ure should be lower than 140/90 and for those with diabetes
or chronic kidney disease, a reading lower than 130/80 is recommended. Because platelets are thought to play a key role in recurrent heart attack, the anti-platelet therapy clopidogrel is now recommended for at least one year after placement of a...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 7, 2007, issue
...n A new analysis of data on the effects of the diabetes
drug rosiglitazone (sold in the United States as Avandia) found that the risk for heart attack and death from cardiovascular disease is uncertain: Neither increased nor decreased risk is established. Authors say an earlier study, which found the d...
Decision aid for diabetes
...se: Developing a decision aid for patients with diabetes
Testing new TB vaccineswhat are the regulatory...TION: Developing a decision aid for patients with diabetes
Victor Montori (Mayo Clinic) and colleagues share lessons learned from their development of Statin ...
To be or not to be a scientist
...ir own methodology to research topics ranging from diabetes
to sickle cell anemia....
Highlights from the August 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... typical care provided to obese people with type 2 diabetes
does not increase overall health-care costs and ma...h-care costs. Given the growing prevalence of both diabetes
and obesity and the substantial burden of health care costs to patients, employers and society, effe...
Takeda responds to the FDA advisory committee recommendation
...ROactive study included 5,238 patients with type 2 diabetes
and a history of macrovascular disease, who were force titrated up to 45 mg daily of either ACTOS or placebo. In this study, there was no difference in the number of macrovascular events between standard of care and ACTOS, and standard of care alone...
Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
... pressure (45 percent), arthritis (40 percent) and diabetes
(21 percent) than the general Delaware population. Perhaps most troubling, nearly a third (31 percent) of the women responding to questions about sexual assault indicated that they had been sexually assaulted or had experienced an attempted sexual ...
Wesley Research Institute study targets pharmacists to help diabetes sufferers
...rm health problems. With around 600 new cases of diabetes
diagnosed every week in Australia, it is imperativ... Educating pharmacists to help people manage their diabetes
may be one way to reduce the burden of Type 2 Diabetes on our health care system, Mr Brand said. T...
When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves
...tter prepared to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes
or hypertension. Only 23 percent of adults with a medical home report their doctor or doctors office did not give them a plan to manage their care at home compared with 65 percent who have no regular source of care. Forty-two percent of hyperten...
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