Having type 2 diabetes is associated with a higher risk for stroke and cardiovascular disease.
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Diabetes greatly raises the risk for heart, blood vessel and kidney disease, and scientists have been searching for explanations of why high blood sugar would contribute to these severe complications. Now a team of researchers at the University of Virginia Health System is offering a new explanation for this phenomenon.
Intensive glucose control lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke by about 50 percent in people with type 1 diabetes.
Higher insulin concentrations and insulin resistance are associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer in men.
Those who have or are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes may be able to reverse the illness by improving their diet and engaging in regular exercise.
Nearly one in 40 diabetes patients will develop foot ulcers every year and more than 15 percent of these individuals will have to undergo amputation.
Revitalized campaign shows older adults that the power to control diabetes is in their hands.
New devices that can deliver drugs into the body without using a needle could help improve the success of treatments for type 1 diabetes.
the drug metformin should be in the first line of defense for type 2 diabetes treatment.
This finding suggests that more education about type 2 diabetes is needed for those suffering from serious mental illnesses.
Opening the possibility of new therapies for type 2 diabetes, researchers have found that a protein called Sirt1 enhances the secretion of insulin in mice and allows them to better control blood glucose levels.
Book by University of Pittsburgh nutritionist for people who want to lose weight and improve diabetes control
Scientists in France and the United States report that a variant of a common protein plays a primary role in Type 2 diabetes and obesity, key features of the insulin resistance syndrome.
An extremely rare form of diabetes responds to a class of drugs used to treat type II diabetes.
Early signs of pre diabetes may include an increased tingling or burning in their arms or legs, or even significant pain in their feet.
Patients with type 2 diabetes who incorporate stress management techniques into their routine care can significantly reduce their average blood glucose levels.Type 2 Diabetes and Stress Management
Patients with type 2 diabetes who incorporate stress management techniques into their routine care can significantly reduce their average blood glucose levels, according to a new study by researchers at Duke University Medical Center.
People with diabetes who are getting more or less exercise than usual on vacation need to do their testing more aggressively.
In people with diabetes, diuretics work as well as ACE inhibitors and calcium channel blockers.People with Diabetes
In people with diabetes, diuretics work as well as ACE-inhibitors and calcium channel blockers in protecting against heart attack and improving survival, and offer more protection against congestive heart failure.
Serious foot complications develop as a result of the impact that diabetes has on blood vessels and the body's circulatory system. Among other complications, diabetes can cause nerve damage (neuropathy). It is especially common for people with diabetes to have diminished feeling in their feet. Unable to feel pain, diabetics are particularly susceptible to foot problems that, left untreated or detected too late, often lead to amputation.