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Report: Diabetes screening should begin at age 30
Date: 2010-03-30 19:03:09
Results of a recently released study suggest that it is cost-effective to screen every patient for diabetes beginning at age 30, instead of at age 45 for high-risk patients, which is currently the norm. ... Full Story

Diabetes may increase risk of death following cancer surgery
Date: 2010-03-30 00:17:07
Diabetes patients who undergo cancer surgery may be at a greater risk of death following the procedure than those not afflicted with the condition, a new study has found. ... Full Story

Introverted, self-reliant personality may shorten life-expectancy for diabetes patients
Date: 2010-03-18 18:05:51
Patients undergoing diabetes testing who have a lower propensity to trust and seek out others may be at a greater risk of death than those with a more interactive lifestyle, new research has found. ... Full Story

Generic arthritis drug may help control diabetes symptoms
Date: 2010-03-16 17:38:45
According to a new study conducted by Joslin Diabetes Center researchers, the generic drug known as salsalate, which is commonly prescribed for arthritis, has shown promising results as a possible treatment option for type 2 diabetes.... Full Story

Starting drug therapy immediately after diagnosis dramatically increases su
Date: 2010-03-09 18:58:06
People who test positive for diabetes should begin treatment immediately, a new study has found. Researchers from the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research discovered that the sooner than diabetics start taking metformin, an inexpensive, generic drug that helps patients prevent dangerously high blood sugar levels, the longer the drug remains effective.... Full Story

Hormone found to be more effective than insulin in controlling blood sugar
Date: 2010-03-02 18:24:08
At-risk seniors who are going through diabetes testing might be interested in a new study that suggests there may be a more heart-friendly way to control blood sugar. ... Full Story

Childhood obesity risk higher in minorities
Date: 2010-03-01 19:05:05
A new study has found that obesity is more prevalent in black and Hispanic children and that several risk factors actually begin before birth. ... Full Story

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