NBA Hall-of-Famer Dominique Wilkins and former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich will hold a press conference on June 11, to announce a joint effort to fight diabetes in Georgia and beyond.
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a device that measures glucose levels continuously for up to seven days in people with diabetes.
AAPPO is launching a new initiative to help PPO providers offer the highest quality care to those patients diagnosed with diabetes as well as encourage wellness efforts to prevent the disease.
The legislation "Diabetes Management in Schools Act" is signed, that will help ensure that Oklahoma public schools are responsive to the medical and educational needs of students with diabetes.
While diabetes contributes to nearly a quarter million deaths in the United States annually, patients with chronic ailments don't always take their medication as prescribed.
Governor Edward G. Rendell signed two executive orders to improve how Pennsylvanians with chronic diabetes receive health care in the future.
A drug commonly used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, raises patients' risk of heart attack and cardiovascular death.
Spending money to improve diabetes care at federally qualified community health centers is a sound investment.
In the most comprehensive look at genetic risk factors for type 2 diabetes to date, a U.S. Finnish team has identified at least four new genetic variants associated with increased risk of diabetes and confirmed existence of another six.
Treating wounds with honey has tremendous potential for the approximately 200 million people in the world with diabetes, 15 percent of whom will develop an ulcer.
Seattle and King County highlights trends and health inequities in diabetes, a disease that now affects more than 84,000 King County adults.
A new study examining the overall and gender-related effects of laparoscopic gastric banding surgery (LGBS) on insulin resistance, body composition, and metabolic risk markers six months post-surgery has found significant improvements in insulin resistance.
Researchers believe impaired intestinal metabolic function, effected by high insulin levels, plays a critical role in the development of cardiovascular disease.
The Chrysler Group announced that it will expand its innovative diabetes care program, "Driving DCX," to its Sterling Heights Assembly plant.
Baxter Healthcare Corporation announced results of a Phase I study that evaluated pulmonary insulin produced with Baxter's PROMAXX microsphere technology and administered using a small, standard dry powder inhaler.
In recognition of Foot Health Awareness Month, LifeMasters encourages diabetics to prevent foot complications by following a few simple steps to maintain healthy feet.
deCODE genetics announced the launch of deCODE T2, a novel DNA-based reference laboratory test for the first common and well-validated genetic risk factor for type 2 diabetes (T2D).
Medicare beneficiaries will be able to purchase diabetes testingproducts from their local pharmacy.
In yet another advance in adult stem cell therapy, a study released in which 14 of 15 Juvenile Diabetes patients demonstrated significant improvement as a result of an adult stem cell treatment.
Individuals interested in learning about the risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes and how to prevent it are invited to attend a one hour "Power of Prevention" training session being offered by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health.
Type 1 diabetes treatment may be possible with stem cell transplantation, therapy of which induced extended insulin independence in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
Individuals with diabetes may have a higher risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, a condition that involves difficulties with thinking and learning.
Replacing faulty or missing cells with new insulin-making cells has been the object of diabetes research for the last decade.
The diabetes pandemic is threatening to overwhelm global healthcare services.