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Spider's web inspires removable implant that may control type 1 diabetes

15/01/2018

For the more than 1 million Americans who live with type 1 diabetes, daily insulin injections are literally a matter of life and death. And while there is no cure, a Cornell University-led research team has developed a device that could revolutionize management of the disease.
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New app motivates type 2 diabetes patients to be more active

15/01/2018

During the holidays, 29 million Americans with type 2 diabetes had to navigate the minefield of treats, drinks, and dinners. Many patients have stepped up to meet the challenge of moderating their diet, but fewer embrace the benefits of physical activity in controlling their blood sugar.
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Younger patients with type 2 diabetes are hit hard by the disease

08/01/2018

Risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease or eye and renal damage following type 2 diabetes are much more common among patients who are diagnosed before the age of 45 than in elderly newly-diagnosed patients.
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With a little help from my friends: Ending social isolation could lower diabetes risk

05/01/2018

In a study socially isolated individuals were found to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes more often than individuals with larger social networks. Promoting social integration and participation may be a promising target in prevention strategies for type 2 diabetes, researchers at Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands suggest.
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Type 1 diabetes: Not just a disease of childhood

13/12/2017

Type 1 diabetes is not predominantly a 'disease of childhood' as previously believed, but is similarly prevalent in adults, new research published in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology shows.
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