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Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?

Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?

People looking to avoid type 2 diabetes might want to increase the amount of yogurt they eat, a new study by British researchers suggests. According to the results, eating yogurt could reduce the risk of developing diabetes by 28 percent, ...

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U.S. Panel Urges Diabetes Screening for All Pregnant Women

U.S. Panel Urges Diabetes Screening for All Pregnant Women

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released new recommendations that call for universal screening of expectant mothers for gestational diabetes once they are 24 weeks into their pregnancy. “The number of women who have gestational diabetes is rising, and ...

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Mediterranean Diet Alone May Lower Diabetes Risk

Mediterranean Diet Alone May Lower Diabetes Risk

According to a new research, adults at risk for heart disease who eat a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil can lower their chances of developing diabetes, even without restricting calories or boosting exercise. In the study, Spanish researchers followed ...

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Scientists Report Transplant Advance for Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists Report Transplant Advance for Type 1 Diabetes

Using a specially designed chamber, an international research team has transplanted islet cells into a patient with type 1 diabetes. The new technique avoided having to use immune-suppressing medications, while still allowing the islet cells to function and make insulin. ...

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Cancer Drug May Be Helpful for Diabetes

Cancer Drug May Be Helpful for Diabetes

The cancer drug Zaltrap (aflibercept) could help treat diabetes, suggest findings from research using mice. Scientists say they’ve identified a molecular pathway (a series of interactions among proteins) involved in the development of diabetes, and also found that the drug ...

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New Diabetes Drug Seems Safe for Heart

New Diabetes Drug Seems Safe for Heart

A new study finds that the new diabetes drug Onglyza has no effect, good or bad, on a patient’s risk for heart attacks. However, the researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston did find a surprising rise in hospitalizations ...

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Mediterranean Diet May Help Thwart Type 2 Diabetes

Mediterranean Diet May Help Thwart Type 2 Diabetes

According to a new study, a Mediterranean-style diet and low-carbohydrate diets may help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Based on eating habits in Greece, southern Italy and Spain, a Mediterranean diet consists largely of fish, fruits, vegetables, ...

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People With Diabetes May Face Higher Disability Risk

People With Diabetes May Face Higher Disability Risk

A new review finds that people with diabetes face more than a 50 % higher risk of disability than people without the blood sugar disease. Disability includes trouble walking, using a telephone, managing finances, shopping and even bathing, dressing and ...

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