Diabetes News Clips from
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Does Diabetes Drug Prevent Progression of Heart Disease?


How some well-meaning idiots can misconstrue data.  This study did NOT show pioglitazone prevents progression of heart disease.  It only showed that relative to glimepiride progression was less.  Glimepiride very likely increases the progression of heart disease.  So pioglitazone may actually do NOTHING or just INCREASE PROGRESSION LESS THAN GLIMEPIRIDE...

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Earlier News

A sweet problem: Princeton researchers find that high-fructose corn syrup ...
Princeton University
... rats on a diet rich in high-fructose corn syrup showed characteristic signs of a dangerous condition known in humans as the metabolic syndrome, ...

Red meat main cause of uric acid: doctor
Gulf Times
... hypertension, metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia (disruption in the amount of lipids in the blood) and atherosclerosis (thickening of the artery walls due ...

Study: Selenium associated with a decrease in men's risk of diabetes
Drug Store News
... Nutrition and Metabolism, has shown that men with a higher concentration of selenium in their bodies are less likely to develop diabetes. ...

FDA to Focus on Increase in Insulin Pump Recalls
SBWire (press release)
New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/22/2010 -- The attorneys at Bernstein Liebhard LLC are disturbed by the news of the growing number of insulin pump related ...

ChemoCentryx Announces Phase II Clinical Trial of CCX140, a Novel, Orally ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Chronic inflammation is now thought to be central to the development of insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes. Macrophages represent as much as 40% of the ...

FDA Approves Diabetes Management System
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a diabetes management system that combines an insulin pump with a glucose monitoring system. ...

JDRF, Pfizer, Hadassah Medical and the Hebrew University announce collaboration
EurekAlert (press release)
Drugs that can stimulate beta cell replication and expand beta cell mass have potential as disease-modifying agents for the treatment of insulin-dependent ...

Mediterranean Diet May Increase Success of Infertility Treatments
Among those are a lowered incidence of asthma and allergies in children, lowered risk of metabolic syndrome, possibly eliminating diabetes medication for ...

MOUNTAIN MEDICINE: More women than men die from heart disease
Arizona Daily Sun
For example: -- Metabolic syndrome -- a combination of fat around your abdomen and high blood pressure, blood sugar and triglycerides -- has a greater ...

Arterial stiffness may be involved in development of diabetes
Ethiopian Review
Pulse pressure (PP) is an independent predictor of new-onset diabetes in high-risk hypertensive patients, new research from Japan has found. ...

News for Week #11 2010

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Hypoglycemia Linked to Higher Risk of Death in ICU Patients
TopNews United States
Among the patients included, 1109 experienced hypoglycemia while the remainder served as a non-hypoglycemic control group. "Even after the adjustment for ...

Valsartan (Diovan) Delayed Progression to Type 2 Diabetes in At-Risk ...
Diabetes Health (press release)
The study involved more than 9000 patients, making it one of the largest and longest global trials to date in pre-diabetic patients. ...

Supporters of diabetes drug had financial ties to pharmaceutical company
According to a report from Mayo Clinic, most of the scientists who came out in support of GlaxoSmithKline diabetes drug Avandia were actually financially ...

Obesity Could Be Caused by Stomach Bacteria
Weight Loss Surgery Channel
According to the study, recently published online in Science Express, certain bacteria can stimulate inflammation in the body, which can lead to insulin ...

Obesity's role in cancer
Los Angeles Times
One popular explanation is that extra weight boosts the body's production of hormones such as estrogen, insulin and insulin-like growth factor 1