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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.

Insulin Glargine In Type 2 Diabetes Patients Associated With Lower Rate Of Myocardial Infarction

More than 20,000 patients with type 2 diabetes from an integrated U.S. national managed care database found that the initiation of insulin therapy with insulin glargine was associated with a lower incidence rate of subsequent myocardial infarct.

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Haptoglobin Type Predicts Effectiveness Of Tight Glycemic Control On Cardiovascular Outcomes In Patients With Diabetes

Synvista Therapeutics announced results from a study demonstrating the important role of Haptoglobin (Hp) typing in determining the risk of cardiovascular complications in patients with diabetes. Presented today at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2007, the data show that tight glycemic control in patients with diabetes appears most effective in reducing cardiovascular events in patients who possess the Hp2-2 phenotype.

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Kmart Offers Steps Out To Fight Diabetes

Kmart has reinforced its commitment to American Diabetes Association and elevated its support for the diabetes community by becoming a National Strategic Partner. As a National Strategic Partner, Kmart will raise at least $1 million to support ADA's mission to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

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New Nutraceutical Stabilizes Blood Sugar Naturally

Diabco Life Sciences has introduced a new clinically tested nutraceutical product for consumers concerned about the growing health risks associated with diabetes. This new product, Diabatrol, is a nutrient dense, fiber and antioxidant-rich dietary supplement that has been scientifically proven to stabilize blood sugar spiking and reduce insulin resistance, two conditions that most often lead to Type II diabetes.

Diabetes Risk Rising in the U.S.

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November Is American Diabetes Month

Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and around the world. One in four Americans has diabetes or is at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Every week during American Diabetes Month this November, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) will highlight these "Many Faces of Diabetes."

-- Caregivers: (November 1-3) Supporting a loved one with diabetes can present its own unique challenges.

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Role For Glucose-Sensing Neurons In Type 2 Diabetes

In cases of Type 2 diabetes, the body's cells fail to appropriately regulate blood glucose levels. Research has suggested that this results from two simultaneous problems: the improper functioning of pancreatic beta cells and the impairment of insulin's actions on target tissues, including the liver, fat and muscles.

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Campaign Highlights Link Between Diabetes And Cardiovascular Disease

More than 20 million adults in the United States are living with diabetes and are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). But there are steps that they can take to reduce the complications associated with these two diseases. The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) has launched Control Your Diabetes. For Life., a national campaign that will reach out through a network of 200 partners to health care professionals and their patients to emphasize the importance of comprehensive control of diabetes and CVD.

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