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Diabetes Care

People who have diabetes, whether it is the most common type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes, or gestational diabetes, need current, well-researched information on all aspects of the disease. Emaxhealth has expert reporters who provide articles on the latest research as well as important lifestyle guidelines regarding all forms of diabetes.

Stem Cells Therapy May Provide Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes patients may benefit from receiving treatment from a groundbreaking research that transfers human embryonic stem cells into insulin releasing cells. The research was conducted by San Diego based biological company Novocell on mice.

Scientists inserted human embryonic stem cells into mice with artificially posed diabetes like symptoms. The mice showed to be developing insulin releasing cells thanks to inserted embryos.

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Team-based approach improves diabetes care

The goals of the this diabetes care research include increasing awareness of the gap between current practice and acceptable standards of diabetes care among internists; increasing internists' awareness of what constitutes high quality, evidence-based diabetes care; and providing educational tools to improve diabetes treatment.

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Intensive blood sugar treatment in trial of diabetes and cardiovascular disease changed

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health has stopped one treatment within a large, ongoing North American clinical trial of diabetes and cardiovascular disease 18 months early due to safety concerns after review of available data, although the study will continue.

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Study Finds Further Association Between Diabetes, Pancreatic Cancer

A new study found that 40 percent of pancreatic cancer patients are diagnosed with diabetes prior to their pancreatic cancer diagnosis. The onset of diabetes appears to be many months (in some cases up to two years) prior to cancer diagnosis. This information provides researchers an important clue for earlier detection of pancreatic cancer. The study was published in this month's issue of Gastroenterology.

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