MetaCure Limited began patient enrollment in a national diabetes clinical trial of its TANTALUS System.
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Chinese-American and black women who regularly consume foods with a high glycemic index, such as white bread, potatoes and noodles, have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
A new information campaign highlights the importance of using accurate methods to test hemoglobin A1c in people with diabetes who have sickle cell trait or other inherited forms of variant hemoglobin.
Sirtris Identifies Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Drug Candidates 1,000 Times More Potent than Resveratrol.
For many years, the ADA has helped families and health care providers manage type 1 diabetes through resources and local programs.
Adding novel whole grain Salba, a variant of the grain that sprouts from the popular Chia Pet, to a healthy diet may reduce the risk of heart disease in people with Type 2 diabetes.
MTI's specific implementation of new technology is to identify and develop small molecule activators of AMP activated protein kinase to treat type-2 diabetes.
Islet cell transplantation is the only known cure for insulin-dependent diabetes, but there are simply not enough deceased donors available to meet the demand for islet cells.
The use of a pedometer and a Web site that tracked physical activity levels proved to be powerful motivators for people with diabetes.
As if diabetes weren't enough to handle, a new study shows that 92 percent of older people with the disease have at least one other major chronic medical condition.
Navajo Nation will begin using electronic devices, industrial weather balloons and global positioning system technology to help monitor tribal members' glucose levels.
Alberta leads a 10-year strategy to raise awareness of diabetes and help those living with diabetes to manage their health.
It took a trip to the emergency room for Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, to own up to his diabetes. In the December issue of the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) consumer magazine, Diabetes Forecast, Matthews talks about what it is like to work on a high profile television show while managing his condition -- and taking control of his health.
The annual diabetes death rate for black children was more than double that of whites during a 25-year period.
Researchers have identified an enzyme thought to be an important instigator of the inner-body conflict that causes Type 1 diabetes. A chronic condition that affects nearly three million American children and adults, Type 1 diabetes is more severe than Type 2. Type 1 diabetes, also called autoimmune diabetes, arises when the body's infection-fighting white blood cells start destroying the beta-cells that produce insulin in the pancreas.
Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death and it affects millions of Americans of all ages.November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death and it affects millions of Americans of all ages. There isn't a cure yet, but it can be managed by individuals taking an active role in their own health. Nationally, there are 20.8 million children and adults with diabetes. The disease affects 10.3 million aged 60 or older, or 20.9 percent of all people in this age group, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Diabetes Fact Sheet.
Manufacturer of Avandia, a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, has agreed to add new information to the existing boxed warning in the drug's labeling about potential increased risk for heart attacks.
USA Today published two articles on issues related to diabetes as part of a four-day series titled "The Fight Against Diabetes."
Nearly every society on earth is affected by diabetes -- one of the most pressing health crises facing humanity today. Currently, more than 246 million people worldwide are living with the disease, a number that is expected to explode to 380 million within 20 years. Despite recent advancements -- including new medications, monitoring devices and measurements -- the fight against diabetes continues to be an uphill battle.
USA Today examined how the nationwide trend toward more high-fat food and less high-activity play that has run smack into a genetic predisposition for diabetes.
Researchers are participating in an international clinical trial currently underway to study the effectiveness of oral insulin in preventing or delaying the onset of type 1 diabetes in people at risk for the disease.
Data demonstrate Retina Regeneration Therapy's potential to improve and stabilize visual acuity and to reduce retinal edema in patients with diabetic maculopathy.
Linking doctors' pay to how well they follow treatment guidelines can improve quality of care but not health outcomes, according to a study of 1,666 poor, uninsured patients with diabetes.