Tag: "diabetes" at medical news
'Supersize me' mice research offers grim warning for America's fast food consumers
... for glucose intolerance the beginning of type II diabetes
to begin." And unlike other studies, the mice were not forced to eat; rather, they were able to eat whenever they wanted and eat they did. Tetri says there's evidence that suggests fructose actually suppresses your fullness, unlike fiber-rich foo...
New prevention, treatment methods for patients with painful bowel inflammation
...Ry) a type of therapy widely used to treat type-2 diabetes
by lowering the body's resistance to insulin has ...ther this commonly prescribed treatment for type-2 diabetes
could relieve the symptoms of ulcerative colitis. This study suggests that rosiglitazone may be a s...
Scavenger cells may have role blocking obesity, Stanford study shows
...g the development of insulin resistance and type-2 diabetes
seen with obesity. "We have identified a previously unappreciated role that the macrophage can play in protecting against the deleterious effects of a high-fat, or 'Western,' diet," said one of the article's lead authors, Justin Odegaard, an MD/PhD...
Erectile dysfunction -- the canary in the mineshaft?
...tabolic syndrome can lead to an increased risk for diabetes
mellitus and cardiovascular disease both known ri...s group, eight men had not yet been diagnosed with diabetes
mellitus, 12 had not been diagnosed with dyslipemia and five had not yet been diagnosed with heart d...
Transplanting human gut bugs into mice helps understanding of metabolic system
...ypes have recently been linked to diseases such as diabetes
and obesity. The scientists believe that transplanting the bugs found in humans into mice will enable better understanding of gut microbes effects, good and bad, and help them to develop better treatments (including probiotics and functional foods) f...
To get blood pressure under control, combination of medicines may be best
...140/90. The news was also good among people with diabetes
or kidney disease who need to aim for lower blood...e a harder time getting their BP down. People with diabetes
in the study achieved a mean systolic BP of 131 mmHg while those with chronic kidney disease were at...
Sleep apnea may increase risk of diabetes
...ore than two-and-half times the risk of developing diabetes
compared with those without the nighttime breathin...o appear to play an important role. The impact of diabetes
on public health is great, Dr. Botros says. Diet and exercise, along with a medication regimen, are ...
Statin use linked with decreased prostate cancer mortality rates, lower PSA levels
...igen (PSA) screening, insurance coverage, obesity, diabetes
and hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol levels). Results of the study showed a direct correlation between prostate-cancer mortality rates with hyperlipidemia and PSA screening in white men, and health insurance coverage in black men. The link between hi...
Quality improvement effort pays off in diabetes care
Spending money to improve diabetes
care at federally qualified community health cente...ical and economic impact of quality improvement on diabetes
care. In the June 2007 issue of Health Services Research, a University of Chicago-based research...
How insulin-producing cells develop -- new finding could help fight against diabetes
...nto patients with type 1 diabetes. In this type of diabetes
the immune system attacks patients' beta cells and at the moment few patients with the condition are able to have beta cell transplants, because the cells have to be taken from deceased donors. The researchers also hope that scientists will be ab...
Aspirin use during pregnancy could reduce risk of pre-eclampsia
...c hypertension, multiple gestations, pre-pregnancy diabetes
or pre-eclampsia in one previous pregnancy, whether benefits outweigh theoretical long term risks is more difficult to judge." They add: "Is treating 50 women to prevent one case of pre-eclampsia or one preterm birth worthwhile" Although from a pub...
Chemical maps hint at drug's effects on schizophrenia
...sterol and determine whether someone is at risk of diabetes
or heart disease," said lead study investigator Rima Kaddurah-Daouk, Ph.D., an associate professor of biological psychiatry. "With metabolomics, we can look at thousands of metabolites to attain a more finely tuned map of an individual's overall heal...
AGA Institute takes leadership role in exploring obesity and its complications
...g to eat less and exercise more. The incidences of diabetes
and other debilitating diseases attributable to obesity continue to rise along with the negative impact on healthcare budgets and various sectors of the economy leading to changing attitudes about the obesity epidemic. As the AGA Institute Obesity...
Glucosamine-like supplement inhibits multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes
...une response seen in multiple sclerosis and type-1 diabetes
mellitus, according to University of California, I...roach. Autoimmune diseases such as MS and type 1 diabetes
mellitus result from poorly understood interactions between inherited genetic risk and environmental...
Mid-life headaches may increase risk of vision problems
... Among participants who did not have a history of diabetes
or hypertension, the association was stronger and limited to those with migraine headaches and other headaches with aura, or visual disturbances. "Middle-aged people with a history of migraine and other headaches are more likely to have retinopath...
Grain fiber and magnesium intake associated with lower risk for diabetes
... indicate that the number of people diagnosed with diabetes
worldwide may increase from 171 million in 2000 to...e authors write. Fiber may help reduce the risk of diabetes
by increasing the amount of nutrients absorbed by the body and reducing blood sugar spikes after eat...
History of migraines associated with increased risk of retinopathy
.... Among participants who did not have a history of diabetes
or hypertension, the association was stronger and limited to those with migraine headaches and other headaches with aura (visual disturbances). Middle-aged people with a history of migraine and other headaches are more likely to have retinopathy, s...
RAND study finds women with heart disease and diabetes less likely to receive proper care
Women with heart disease and diabetes
are less likely to receive several types of routin...care received by women for their heart disease and diabetes
was not as good as the care received by men," said Chloe Bird, the studys lead author and a sociolog...
Bare-metal stents are better for some heart patients
...h the strategy. Twenty seven percent suffered from diabetes
which can complicate surgery. The results show the coronary interventional procedure was successful in all patients where a total of 82 heart lesions were treated with bare-metal stents. The second, non-cardiac, surgery was performed an average o...
Most young women don't recognize heart attack warning signs
...e, high cholesterol, obesity, smoking, inactivity, diabetes
and family history, Lichtman said....
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