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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.

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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Cypher Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent, Taxus Stent Show Similar Safety In Diabetic Patients

Analysis of diabetic patient data from a trial comparing the CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent to the Taxus Stent showed no statistically significant differences in safety outcomes between the two drug-eluting stents.

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California Public Schools Must Provide Services For Children With Diabetes

The California Department of Educationon Wednesday announced a new policy that requires all public schools inthe state to have a staff member trained to provide insulin injectionsand other services for children with diabetes, the Bay City News/San Jose Mercury News reports. Schools can hire nurses to provide such services or train other staff members to provide them (Bay City News/San Jose Mercury News,8/9).

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