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Nanotechnology Could Help Fight Diabetes

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[27/05/2013] Injectable nanoparticles may someday eliminate the need for patients with Type 1 diabetes to constantly monitor their blood-sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin.Nanotechnology Could Help Fight Diabetes - Read more

Novel Medicine for the Treatment of Chronic Wounds

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[22/05/2013] Every 20 seconds, a limb is lost as a consequence of diabetic foot ulcer that does not heal. In his doctoral thesis Yue Shen from the Industrial Doctoral School and the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics at Umeå University presented a novel medicine for chronic wound treatment that may completely change the lives of millions of patients.Novel Medicine for the Treatment of Chronic Wounds - Read more

Positive Social Support at Work Reduces Risk of Diabetes

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Photo: Colleagues comfort woman [22/05/2013] Cases of type 2 diabetes continue to rise in the US. And while the development of the disease is more commonly associated with risk factors such as obesity, high blood pressure, and physical inactivity, research has shown that stress can also have a significant impact.Positive Social Support at Work Reduces Risk of Diabetes - Read more

Amputations among Diabetes Patients Can Be Reduced by 50 Percent

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[17/04/2013] Every 30 seconds somebody in the world is amputated as a consequence of foot complication due to diabetes. A new study at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, confirmes that shoe inserts, podiatry, regular checkups and other simple interventions can reduce the number of amputations by more than 50 percent.Amputations among Diabetes Patients Can Be Reduced by 50 Percent - Read more

Diabetes Patients Need to Be Consulted to Improve Treatment

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Photo: Patient talking to doctor [12/04/2013] Patients with type 2 diabetes who tailor their own treatment in cooperation with their doctor can reduce their risk of complications such as heart attack with up to 20 percent. This is the result of a new Danish study from the Research Unit for General Practice, University of Copenhagen. Diabetes Patients Need to Be Consulted to Improve Treatment - Read more

Household Income Affects Chronic Disease Control in Kids

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[08/04/2013] Researchers at the University of Montreal have found that the glycated hemoglobin levels of children with type 1 diabetes followed at its affiliated Sainte-Justine Mother and Child University Hospital (CHU Sainte-Justine) is correlated linearly and negatively with household income.Household Income Affects Chronic Disease Control in Kids - Read more

Vitamin D May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Youths

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[03/04/2013] Childhood and adolescent obesity rates in the United States have increased dramatically in the past three decades. Being obese puts individuals at greater risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Now, University of Missouri (MU) researchers found vitamin D supplements can help obese children and teens control their blood-sugar levels, which may help them stave off the disease.Vitamin D May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Youths - Read more

Low Vitamin D Levels Increase Risk of Type 1 Diabetes

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[18/02/2013] Having adequate levels of vitamin D during young adulthood may reduce the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes by as much as 50 percent, according to researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The findings, if confirmed in future studies, could lead to a role for vitamin D supplementation in preventing this serious autoimmune disease in adults. Low Vitamin D Levels Increase Risk of Type 1 Diabetes - Read more

Permanent Stress Can Cause Type 2 Diabetes in Men

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[14/02/2013] Men who reported permanent stress have a significantly higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than men who reported no stress. This is the finding of a 35-year prospective follow-up study of 7,500 men in Gothenburg, by the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.Permanent Stress Can Cause Type 2 Diabetes in Men - Read more

Sweat Glands Play Major Role in Healing Human Wounds

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[10/12/2012] As poor wound healing from diabetic ulcers and other ailments takes heavy toll on healthcare costs, U-M findings pave way for new efficient therapies.Sweat Glands Play Major Role in Healing Human Wounds - Read more

 
 

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