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A specific set of anti-diabetic drugs has been shown to reduce the risk of cancer in type-2 diabetic women by 32 percent.
(Family Features) Everyone knows the holidays are a time of overindulgences, especially around the dinner table. The rich foods served at this special time of year are often filled with ingredients that aren’t the healthiest, especially those loaded with sodium.
ABBOTT PARK, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure are just some of the devastating complications of diabetes. Nearly 26 million people have the disease in the U.S. and three times that amount are pre-diabetic and don’t know it. Now, a new test could help them before it’s too late.
LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2013--Experts from policy, academia and industry convened during a satellite session at the American Society for Nutrition’s 2013 Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference in Washington, D.C. Thursday, Dec. 5, to review new and existing evidence underscoring the positive effects of cranberry consumption. Long associated with urinary tract health, the latest research on the polyphenol-rich fruit bears weighty considerations in advance of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2013--For Non-US and Non-UK Media
(BPT) - You’re all too familiar with that one, dreaded moment when the festivities end. It hits you every year like a bad hangover. You promise yourself that once the last sip of eggnog has been guzzled and the cookie jar has been emptied, you’ll get healthy.
(BPT) - They say the eyes are the window to the soul, but did you know eyes also say a lot about your health? A number of eye ailments are limited to the eye, but often they can be an indicator of a systemic problem. Dry eye – a common condition in which the tear ducts make insufficient tears for lubricating and nourishing the eye – can be either.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Reggae singer Junior Murvin, best known for the hit song "Police and Thieves," has died in Jamaica.
INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 2, 2013--Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company today announced the launch of the largest multinational survey to investigate early conversations between physicians and people living with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). The survey was developed in partnership with the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and will include more than 10,000 people with T2D and more than 6,500 treating-physicians across 26 countries worldwide. The findings will provide in-depth insights into early conversations at diagnosis and when an additional therapy may be required beyond the first medication. The survey will also investigate how these early conversations may be linked to an individual’s wellbeing and other self-reported outcomes.
DENVER, Co. (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Once called juvenile diabetes, type 1 diabetes is a serious illness requiring a lifetime of injections. 215,000 kids and adults are currently living with this type of diabetes. New research reveals what you feed your baby could play a significant role in the chances of your little one developing the disease.
(NAPSI)—While diabetes affects nearly 26 million Americans and is one of the fastest-growing diseases in the nation, there are ways you can protect yourself. That’s particularly important for the 79 million Americans who have prediabetes, which means they are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
The millions of Americans with diabetes and prediabetes should not delay treatment and should pay particular attention to having healthy teeth and gums. (NAPS)
(BPT) - An ever-growing popular concept in personal healthcare is the idea of the empowered patient (also known as being an advocate for your health). This term can mean different things to different people, but the general concept is that an individual makes well-informed health decisions based on research and conversations with their physician. One person who has applied this concept to her own personal health is Florida-native, Leslie Cunningham.
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market has ended the day's trading relatively flat. The Dow rose eight points to close at 16,073, while the S&P 500 eased back two points to 1,802. The Nasdaq rose three points to 3,995. News of a deal to curtail Iran's nuclear ambitions had traders anticipating more supply and lower oil prices, making the energy sector the biggest decliner in the S&P 500.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is lifting severe safety restrictions on the former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia.
A new Swiss study finds chest pain characteristics that are specific to women are not a powerful enough tool to diagnose a heart attack.
(BPT) - In the United States, 26 million people have diabetes1 and fifteen percent of these can expect to develop a foot ulcer at some point in their lives.2,3 Now, Organogenesis, a commercial leader in the field of regenerative medicine, has launched Fight4MyFeet, an educational program and online resource focused on proper foot care within the diabetic community.
Organogenesis Launches Fight4MyFeet for Diabetes Patient and Healthcare Provider Communities