Saturday, December 31, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus - Construction and validation of the APOCHIP, a spotted oligo-microarray


Construction and validation of the APOCHIP, a spotted oligo-microarray
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Stephanie Rimbach Helps High Desert's diabetic children
Victorville Daily Press - Editor's note: Today we continue our 10-part series profiling some of the people who made a difference in 2005. Those profiled were nominated by Daily Press readers, with the finalists selected by the Daily Press staffer. By TRACIE TROHA Staff Writer

Strict Regimen Key to Taming
Washington Post - Diabetics who tightly control their blood sugar levels can cut their risk of heart attacks and strokes in half, a long-awaited federally funded study shows. The findings, from nearly

Deceiving The People
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Friday, December 30, 2005

Community Health News (Diabetes Mellitus)


Community Health News
Morristown Citizen Tribune - Dec 28 6:12 AM
December 29 9 a.m. SENIOR CIRCLE OF LAKEWAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL BOWLING LEAGUE meets at West End Bowling Lanes. For more information, call Nickie Mabry at (423) 522-6011.Save to My Web

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Anti-Thrombosis Program to Be Advanced Into Preclinical Development
RedNova - Dec 29 8:36 AM
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it is advancing APD791 into preclinical development from its cardiovascular research program, and expects to initiate clinical development in approximately one year.Save to My Web

Number of diabetics in Maine doubles
New Orleans Times-Picayune - Dec 28 3:38 PM
BANGOR, Maine (AP) The number of diabetics in Maine has doubled since 1994, and state officials are worried that inactivity and overeating are pushing rates up even more.Save to My Web

Period delayed in young diabetic women
TVNZ - Dec 26 1:06 PM
Young women with type 1 or insulin-dependent diabetes are apt start menstruating later than young women without diabetes, a study suggests.Save to My Web

Friends of Former Qwest CEO Surprised at Charges
RedNova - Dec 27 10:22 PM
By Greg Griffin, The Denver Post Dec. 27--Brooklyn's gritty neighborhood of Red Hook is less than an hour's drive from woodsy Mendham, N.J., but the two places are worlds apart.Save to My Web

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November newsletter (Diabetes Mellitus)


November newsletter
National Womens Health Information Center - Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude

Depression Device Said to Gain Acceptance
WTOP Radio - WASHINGTON (AP) - SpongeBob SquarePants and characters like him should promote only healthy food for kids, a panel of scientists said Tuesday. HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL 11 A.M. DEC. 6: graphic shows the top food types marketed to children and

BioCryst Says FDA OKs Human Test of Influenza Drug and Bristol-Myers
Financial News USA - BioCryst Says FDA OKs Human Test of Influenza Drug and Bristol-Myers Squibb Statement on Muraglitazar City of Industry, CA --(www.FinancialNewsUSA.com)-- 12/23/2005 - Biotechnology industry news provided by Financial News USA (OTC: FNWU) BioCryst

The Edelstein Blog
Trentonian - Before we get to this week's picks, know this: The blog won't be updated regularly until about Jan. 21 or so. A lot of new responsibilities on me here at work, and I'm still sorting through what I can and can't get done in a week. So. There's that

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Build your baby healthy (Diabetes Mellitus)


Build your baby healthy
The Times - Dec 29 12:10 AM
Some typical advice Lindsey Gilreath of Shreveport has heard throughout her pregnancy from relatives and friends is to remember she's eating for two. But when she attended a class earlier this month, the phrase took on new meaning for her.Save to My Web

Fatty foods can lead to diabetes, researchers say
RedNova - Dec 28 11:07 AM
By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Diets high in fat can disrupt blood sugar levels and trigger diabetes, researchers said in a study on Wednesday that helps explain the link between obesity and a disease typically linked to sugar. Fatty foods can suppress an enzyme crucial to the production of insulin, which regulates sugar in the blood, according to scientists at the University of Save to My Web

Hope blossoms in garden of health
Salt Lake Tribune - Dec 25 1:01 AM
MADERA, Calif. - A thick tangle of marigolds reaches chest-high around 19-year-old Caritina Cruz, who plucks one of the deep orange flowers and explains to her little sister how to prepare it in a tea that soothes indigestion. The teenager was born to one of Mexico's native Indian tribes, and grew up steeped in healing traditions that predate the Spanish conquest.Save to My Web

Bariatric benefits
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel - Dec 28 6:45 AM
After 26 weight-loss surgeries have been completed at St. Joseph Bariatric Center, which opened nearly a year ago, the center will begin the application process to become certified as a Center of Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.Save to My Web

Obesity raises blindness risk, say scientists
Telegraph.co.uk - Dec 28 4:41 PM
Already known as a risk factor for heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer and diabetes, obesity may also increase the chance of developing eye diseases.Save to My Web

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Stephanie Rimbach (Diabetes Mellitus) Helps High Desert's diabetic children


Stephanie Rimbach Helps High Desert's diabetic children
Victorville Daily Press - Editor's note: Today we continue our 10-part series profiling some of the people who made a difference in 2005. Those profiled were nominated by Daily Press readers, with the finalists selected by the Daily Press staffer. By TRACIE TROHA Staff Writer

The Body Shop: Resolve to make doable changes
Louisville Courier-Journal - Another year has rushed by. Gee, how time flies, especially at this point in my life. Is it because I'm older, and each year represents a progressively smaller component of my life? When I was 10, for example, one year represented one-tenth, or 10

Innovation In
Medical News Today - Pharmaceutical companies are exploring new and different ways of enabling people who need to take insulin to control their

New Zealand scientist reveals sodium nitrite meat preservatives
NewsTarget - Auckland University scientist Dr. Shiva Reddy conducted a study that he believes links meat preservatives, specifically nitrites and nitrates, to New Zealand's epidemic number of

Studies prove benefits of fiber
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - That's all that stood between women who managed to keep their weight steady for 12 years and those who put on pounds. Drawn from the Nurses' Health Study of nearly 75,000 women, these latest results are the first to show that simply boosting

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Thursday, December 29, 2005

New Diabetes Initiatives to Be Announced by U.S. Rep. Murtha (D-Pa.) Thursday (Diabetes Mellitus)


New Diabetes Initiatives to Be Announced by U.S. Rep. Murtha (D-Pa.) Thursday
[Press Release] U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 7:53 AM
> New Diabetes Initiatives to Be Announced by U.S. Rep. Murtha Save to My Web

County clinic care to cost as little as $5
Tennessean - Dec 28 12:13 AM
Hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans will soon be able to make a trip to the doctor for as little as $5, under a plan announced by state officials yesterday.Save to My Web

Four Iraqi Children Leave U.S. Hospital After Heart Surgery
Fox News - Dec 27 2:12 PM
Four Iraqi children with life-threatening heart defects left a New York City hospital Tuesday after successfully undergoing open heart surgery.Save to My Web

Health Business
UPI - Dec 28 1:47 PM
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- There is a molecular link between a high-fat "Western style" diet and insulin disruption, says a new study.Save to My Web

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Diabetes Mellitus - Bristol-Myers Squibb Statement On Muraglitazar, An Investigational


Bristol-Myers Squibb Statement On Muraglitazar, An Investigational
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Dec 27, 2005 to terminate the collaborative agreement for muraglitazar, the company's investigational oral medicine for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Arena Pharmaceuticals Issued Patent for 5-HT2A Receptor Modulators
PR Newswire (press release), NY - 3 hours ago Arena also has an active collaboration with Ortho-McNeil, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Men catch up with women as obesity is increasingly a problem for
ic Wales, United Kingdom - Dec 25, 2005 "Increasing rates of Type 2 diabetes are closely linked to obesity. More children, some as young as seven, are being diagnosed with

Revelations kept coming in 2005
Globe and Mail, Canada - Dec 28, 2005 shows that men and women who choose whole grains instead of their refined cousins have a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain

To go healthy, go slow
London Free Press, Canada - Dec 28, 2005 that we are vulnerable to, I am beginning to learn how making good food choices can help prevent health problems like heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and even

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Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Local dog owners (Diabetes Mellitus) wants answers


Local dog owners wants answers
The Shelby Star - Dec 24 12:22 AM
On Tuesday, Diamond Pet Foods recalled several of its brands of dog and cat food, specifically those with best buy date codes between March 1, 2007, and June 10, 2007, according to its Web site. It is warning pet owners not to feed this food to their pets and telling stores to stop selling them.Save to My Web

Poststroke dementia complications and treatments are reviewed
American Psychological Association - Dec 23 2:36 PM
Poststroke dementia complications and treatments are reviewed in a recent report. "Dementia is one of the major causes of dependency after stroke.Save to My Web

IGNOU's venture to create "cadre" of heart specialists
The Hindu - Dec 24 11:56 AM
NEW DELHI: In an ambitious attempt to create a "cadre" of heart specialists across the country, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here has now launched a full time post-graduate diploma course in community cardiology.Save to My Web

Camparing Costs Of Older Conventional Antipsychotics With Zyprexa , An Atypical Antipsychotic, In The Treatment Of
Medical News Today - Dec 27 4:16 PM
Requiring people with schizophrenia to first fail on an older, inexpensive generic antipsychotic before allowing them to switch to the newer antipsychotic Zyprexa (olanzapine) may not result in cost savings overall, according to a new study published in this month's issue of Value in Health.Save to My Web

Diet, Nutrition, and the Life-Course Approach to Cancer Prevention1,2
RedNova - Dec 27 7:55 AM
By Uauy, Ricardo; Solomons, Noel ABSTRACT Cancer results from the interaction of genetic susceptibility and environmental exposures. The diagnosis of cancer is age related; there is a marked increase in cancer incidence after the reproductive years.Save to My Web

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Diabetes Mellitus - 2005 Quality Score Card


2005 Quality Score Card
Snohomish County Herald Business Journal, WA - Dec 27, 2005 Preventive screenings, diabetes monitoring and treatment and use of cost-effective generic drugs were among 19 variables measured, with most participating

Bristol-Myers Squibb Statement On Muraglitazar, An Investigational
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Dec 27, 2005 to terminate the collaborative agreement for muraglitazar, the company's investigational oral medicine for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Aggressive diabetes treatment can halve risks, study finds
Contra Costa Times, CA - Dec 22, 2005 In 1993, Nathan and his colleagues revolutionized the treatment of the disease when they reported the landmark Diabetes Control and Complications Trial, in

When guys relive glory days of manhood
Orlando Sentinel, FL - Dec 27, 2005 increases with each passing decade: heart disease, cancer, diabetes, dementia and fourths of prescriptions are for Androgel, a topical treatment first approved

Type 1 diabetes, intensive glucose control cuts heart disease and
Xagena.it, Italy - Dec 26, 2005 in the way doctors manage their patients with type 1 diabetes. As researchers continued to follow participants, they saw that intensive treatment reduced the

Diabetics, Take Notice! Researchers conclude Low-Carb Diet is an
The Common Voice, SC - Dec 27, 2005 stated in their conclusions at that point in time: A low-carbohydrate diet is an effective tool in the treatment of obese patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Diabetes Mellitus - Program to get diabetic kids together


Program to get diabetic kids together
Herald-Dispatch - ASHLAND A new support group designed to help children and teens cope with

New Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma Drug, Nexavar Granted U.S
Medical News Today - Bayer HealthCare AG announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nexavar (sorafenib) tablets for the treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), or kidney cancer. Nexavar is co-developed by Bayer

Cholesterol-lowering drugs have variety of potential uses
Baltimore Sun - CHICAGO // Not since aspirin has a class of drugs come along that does so much more than originally intended that it could end up being used as a preventive against many major diseases. Statins, which lower cholesterol, have been proved in clinical

Panel: Kids' characters should foster nutrition
Arizona Daily Star - WASHINGTON SpongeBob SquarePants and characters like him should promote only healthy food for kids, a panel of scientists said Tuesday. Food marketing strongly influences what children eat, the Institute of Medicine said in a comprehensive review

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Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Meet "The Book Babes" (Diabetes Mellitus)


Meet "The Book Babes"
Good Housekeeping Magazine - Dec 26, 2005 When I had gestational diabetes during my first pregnancy, I followed the diabetic exchange diet, on which the Weight Watchers program is based.

Dieting, exercise information
Contra Costa Times, CA - 6 hours ago Diet; the eDiets.com Alternative to Jenny Craig; and 10 proprietary healthy living programs for those with special needs, including the Living With Diabetes

Study has good news for type 1 diabetics
Chicago Tribune, United States - Dec 22, 2005 In type 2 diabetes, which often emerges in middle age, many patients produce some level of That form of the disease often can be controlled through diet and/or

Can most types of cancers be prevented ?
Xagena.it, Italy - Dec 24, 2005 lifestyle factors on cancer risk such as obesity, physical activity, diet/nutrition and but other health issues such as heart disease and diabetes," she says.

Awareness key objective of heart study
Biloxi Sun Herald, USA - Dec 25, 2005 particularly in Mississippi, have higher rates of cardiovascular problems, diabetes and obesity and now, Wiley, 78, has made improvements in his diet and began

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Early diabetes therapy cuts heart risk


Early diabetes therapy cuts heart risk
United Press International - Dec 21, 2005 DALLAS, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Treating type 1 diabetes early lowers heart risk, says a new study done at Dallas-based Southwestern Medical School.

Decade-Long Atkins Dieter Tells 'The Truth' About Low-Carb
The Common Voice, SC - Dec 26, 2005 effects, far from optimal health, risk of cancer and type II diabetes, several risks reasons, from which at least three clearly stand out: 1) motivation, 2

Study in eastern, southern, north-eastern states to be completed
Newindpress, India - Dec 22, 2005 The exercise seeks to enumerate the diabetes Type-1 cases in the identified regions and examine them case by case. The objective

Cross-Country Skiing: Diabetes hasn't knocked Freeman off course
Seattle Times, United States - 13 hours ago him about five minutes to make the diagnosis 'You're a type 1 diabetic,' " says level athletes who had stayed in the game in spite of diabetes, which by

The sweet truth about diabetes
24x7updates, India - Dec 22, 2005 During the study, researchers continued to follow 1,394 subjects, suffering from type 1 diabetes, from 1983 to 2005. They were administered

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Monday, December 26, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus - 22 December 2005


22 December 2005
PharmiWeb - Dec 22 5:09 AM
Resources | Features | Exjade - first oral treatment for i...Save to My Web

Bristol-Myers Wins FDA Approval for Orencia Treatment (Update2)
Bloomberg.com - Dec 23 7:41 PM
Dec. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., the No. 5 U.S. drugmaker, said it won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its Orencia rheumatoid-arthritis drug. The shares rose 9.4 percent in extended trading.Save to My Web

The Comforter
Seattle Times - Dec 23 12:27 AM
SO MANY STORIES about Dr. Helene Gayle from all types of people all over the world and...Save to My Web

The telltale heart: Jogging the mind
The Star Online - Dec 24 5:27 PM
FOOD doesnt have to reach your head to improve your memory. Theres getting to be a general consensus that what is good for your heart is good for your brain, says James Joseph, a neuroscientist at the Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University in Massachusetts.Save to My Web

Specialists plan one-stop cancer clinic
Stuff - Dec 22 1:35 PM
Christchurch could become New Zealand's capital for cancer treatment and research if a proposed world-class speciality unit goes ahead.Save to My Web

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Diabetes Mellitus - Metabolic and endocrinologic complications in beta-thalassemia major


Metabolic and endocrinologic complications in beta-thalassemia major
BioMed Central - The combination of transfusion and chelation therapy has dramatically extended the life expectancy of thalassemic patients. The main objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of prominent thalassemia complications. Methods Two hundred

Liptor OK'd for diabetics
Globe and Mail - KIRKLAND, Que. Health Canada has approved global drug giant Pfizer Inc.'s cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor for use in Canada. The drug is used to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in adults with Type 2

GP Registrars receive awards for their audit work
RxPG - This year s top awards are being presented to Dr Tahir Mohammed, for his work on patients with impaired fasting glycaemia; Dr Kiran Raza for her work on discussing immunisation in patients with absent or dysfunctional spleen; and Dr Saw Ye Tun Aung

Collecting a set of psoriasis family material through a patient
BioMed Central - The aim of the present study was to describe the clinical characteristics of a population of psoriatics sampled from a patient organisation and not from hospitals or out-patient clinics. Furthermore, we wanted to compare siblings with and without

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Sunday, December 25, 2005

GP Registrars receive awards for their audit work (Diabetes Mellitus)


GP Registrars receive awards for their audit work
RxPG - This year s top awards are being presented to Dr Tahir Mohammed, for his work on patients with impaired fasting glycaemia; Dr Kiran Raza for her work on discussing immunisation in patients with absent or dysfunctional spleen; and Dr Saw Ye Tun Aung


ABC News - Select a Health Topic ADD & ADHD Allergy Alternative Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Arthritis Asthma Body Aches and Pains Breast Cancer Cancer Awareness Cardio Health Children's Health Colon Cancer Contraception COPD/Emphysema Dental Health

Results of the largest clinical trial in type 2
Medical News Today - FIELD confirms fenofibrate produces macrovascular and microvascular benefits in diabetic patients without previous cardiovascular disease although primary endpoint is not met. Results of the largest intervention study ever conducted for the

Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome after
BioMed Central - This study used data from the United States Renal Data System (USRDS), using standard analysis files (SAF's) as of May 2000. The USRDS, indirectly mandated by federal law, incorporates baseline and follow-up demographic and clinical data on all

The Relationship Between C-Reactive Protein and Subclinical
Medscape News - The inflammatory process and factors that contribute to chronic low-grade inflammation have recently become a focus in cardiovascular disease (CVD) and

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Anaclim, LLC and Therapeutics Research Assistance Consortium (Diabetes Mellitus) Announce Contract Signing


Anaclim, LLC and Therapeutics Research Assistance Consortium Announce Contract Signing
[Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 19 6:34 AM
INDIANAPOLIS----Dec. 19, 2005--Anaclim, LLC, a minority focused contract research organization and Therapeutics Research Assistance Consortium , an organization that provides a culturally diverse network of clinical investigators, today announced the execution of a contract whereby TRAC will supply Anaclim with experienced minority investigators interested in participating in clinical research.Save to My Web

Poststroke dementia complications and treatments are reviewed
American Psychological Association - Dec 23 2:36 PM
Poststroke dementia complications and treatments are reviewed in a recent report. "Dementia is one of the major causes of dependency after stroke.Save to My Web

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc./
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 19 7:10 AM
Associated Wasting Gain More Weight With Concentrated Form of Megestrol Acetate, Study Shows, issued earlier today by Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the eleventh paragraph, first sentence, did not include the company ticker symbol and should read "Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets Save to My Web

Patients With HIV-Associated Wasting Gain More Weight With Concentrated Form of Megestrol Acetate, Study Shows
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 19 5:16 AM
Patients with HIV-associated unintended weight loss were shown to gain more weight, more rapidly when taking a daily regimen of megestrol acetate concentrated suspension 575 mg/5mL than those patients receiving megestrol acetate oral suspension 800 mg/20 mL , according to results of a pilot study presented at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy in Washington, D.C.Save to My Web

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Saturday, December 24, 2005

Benefits of Strict Control (Diabetes Mellitus) for Diabetics



ABC News - Select a Health Topic ADD & ADHD Allergy Alternative Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Arthritis Asthma Body Aches and Pains Breast Cancer Cancer Awareness Cardio Health Children's Health Colon Cancer Contraception COPD/Emphysema Dental Health

Benefits of Strict Control for Diabetics
WLNS - A new study shows diabetics who tightly control their disease can cut their heart risk. Researchers looked at patients with the less common


Medscape News - South Asians have a higher prevalence of

Intensive
Medscape News - To earn CME credit, read the news brief along with the CME information that follows and answer the test questions. Release Date: December 21, 2005 ; Valid for credit through December 21, 2006 Credits Available Physicians - up to 0.25 AMA PRA Category

The Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center: your gateway to healing and
NewsTarget - Across the United States, and in other countries of the world, there is increasing awareness in the minds of individuals who recognize they need to do something to heal themselves. These individuals may realize they are living an unhealthy lifestyle

Yule lights: Sugar-free sweets can be true treats
Pueblo Chieftain - Happy sugar season. The sweet stuff is everywhere. This month, you can hardly take a step without landing in a tray of cookies or a plate of fudge. That s good news for most of us. But for the nation s 20.8 million diabetics and estimated 60

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Air Pollution, High-fat Diet Cause Atherosclerosis in Laboratory Mice (Diabetes Mellitus)


Air Pollution, High-fat Diet Cause Atherosclerosis in Laboratory Mice
Kansas City InfoZine - Dec 23 4:09 AM
Test results with laboratory mice show a direct cause-and-effect link between exposure to fine particle air pollution and the development of atherosclerosis, commonly known as hardening of the arteries.Save to My Web

Ask The Internist: Medications, lifestyle can help lower cholesterol
Billings Gazette - Dec 21 12:21 AM
My doctor wants me to start a medicine because of my high cholesterol. I'm worried about the side effects and would rather not take it. What should I do?Save to My Web

A sister gives a gift that money cant buy
Fayetteville Observer - Dec 23 9:02 PM
Shirley Draughn-Tillman was in a war zone in 2003 when she learned her brothers kidneys had failed. The sergeant major heard the news in spotty, short phone calls to Iraq. She worried, but she couldnt dwell on it.Save to My Web

Unhealthy habits take bite out of economy
The Charlotte Observer - Dec 20 1:43 AM
The health benefit of a bit of exercise each day and proper eating: priceless.Save to My Web

Paving the way for more home dialysis
NorthJersey.com - Dec 20 9:14 PM
Alanda Koon used to go to a kidney dialysis center for treatments. Now, three times a week she stretches out in a recliner in her home and falls asleep while her blood circulates all night through a filtering machine that does the work of her failed kidneys.Save to My Web

Cl nica Tepeyac helps uninsured
Rocky Mountain News - Dec 18 11:41 PM
Ozzie Lozano can sense the fear and confusion of clients who barely understand English and haven't been in the U.S. very long. His biggest worry is that their discomfort with the health care system might keep them from seeking help when they need it.Save to My Web

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Friday, December 23, 2005

Halitosis can be a smelly signal to health problems (Diabetes Mellitus)


Halitosis can be a smelly signal to health problems
Louisville Courier-Journal, KY - Dec 22, 2005 that are either evident or visible around the oral cavity -- diabetes being one. Perhaps the most obvious cause of halitosis is diet -- as anyone who's shared

Study shows that Bariatric Gastric Bypass Surgery is Booming
Best Syndication, CA - Dec 21, 2005 This treatment is successful when all other means of diet, exercise and to improve and cure the following obesity related health problems; diabetes, high blood

Ask The Internist: Medications, lifestyle can help lower
Billings Gazette, USA - Dec 21, 2005 patients who have had a heart attack or stroke or have diabetes should be heart disease or strokes with a physician and work on modifying diet, exercise and

Stroke Prevention and Future Treatments Will Save Lives
Best Syndication, CA - Dec 21, 2005 smoke. Of course diet and regular exercise will reduce the risk of a stroke. Also keep diabetes and blood pressure under control.

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Insulin Levels And Resistance Linked To (Diabetes Mellitus) Risk Of Pancreatic Cancer In


Insulin Levels And Resistance Linked To Risk Of Pancreatic Cancer In
Medical News Today - Higher insulin concentrations and insulin resistance are associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer in men, according to a study in the December 14 issue of JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). Based on the findings from

An Examination of Self-reported Chronic Conditions and Health Status
Medscape News - Objectives: To estimate the prevalence of chronic conditions in managed care-enrolled Medicare seniors (age 65 years plus) and to examine the association between self-reported chronic conditions association between self-reported chronic conditions


BioMed Central -

Potential risk factors for diabetic neuropathy: a case control study
BioMed Central -

TOWN & GOWN
Jacksonville News - From left, Barbara Hood, Dianne Williamson, and Peggy Bone. Williamson and Bone coordinated the Healthy Kids Day for the Southside Community. (The Messenger) Two Jacksonville State University graduate students from the Lurleen B. Wallace College of

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Diabetes Mellitus - Diabetes Mellitus

Thursday, December 22, 2005

Professional diagnosis always a good first step (Diabetes Mellitus)


Professional diagnosis always a good first step
Richmond Times-Dispatch - Q. I am a 45-year-old male recently diagnosed with metabolic syndrome. I had gained some weight in the past 10 years and my blood pressure has been a little high, but how does all that add up to this problem? Blood work showed my cholesterol is high

Aquaporin And Obesity
Medical News Today - Dr Gema Fr hbeck, director of the Metabolic Research Laboratory of the University Hospital of the University of Navarra, has published a commentary in the latest issue of Nature. The article presents aquaporin as a new modulator of the biology of

LIAI Initiatives Battle Influenza Potential Bird Flu
Medical News Today - The La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI) is making significant strides in the battle against the avian "bird" flu, with pre-clinical trials under way on a potential

Deaths From Heart Attacks & Strokes Could Be Significantly Reduced
Medical News Today - Deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD), which kills nearly 250,000 people every year in the UK1, will be significantly reduced if the tougher cholesterol and blood pressure targets of 4.0 and 2.0 mmol/L and 140/85 mm Hg, outlined in guidelines

How Acetyl-L-Carnitine prevents Alzheimer's disease and dementia while
NewsTarget - Acetyl-L-carnitine may offer unprecedented hope for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease or the aftereffects of a stroke. The human brain is uniquely powerful and complex, but it is sometimes difficult for it to fully recover from damage. People

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ECRI Investigates Islet Cell Transplantation (Diabetes Mellitus)


ECRI Investigates Islet Cell Transplantation
Yahoo! News (press release) - Dec 19, 2005 ECRI's Windows on Medical Technology(TM) evidence report, "Islet Cell Transplantation for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes," examined an evidence base of seven

OSI Pharmaceuticals Grants License Under Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV
Genetic Engineering News, NY - 9 hours ago of our DPIV related patent estate and the importance of this target to the development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of diabetes," stated Anker

Sleep Apnea Treatment Reduces Risk of Stroke and Early Death
Southern Pines Pilot, NC - Dec 21, 2005 Sleep apnea is associated with higher rates of diabetes, depression, sexual This treatment is called CPAP, which stands for continuous positive airway pressure

Highlights of rising and falling US stocks
Investor's Business Daily (subscription) - 7 hours ago Bristol-Myers said it is considering a range of options on how to best proceed with the diabetes treatment, including conducting additional studies or

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Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus - Fraud Finding


Fraud Finding
Managed Healthcare Executive - Knowledge Is power. In an effective underwriting process, the more information about an applicant's historical health status the better. Particularly for individual policies, fully identifying costly conditions up front helps organizations better

Cracked up to be healthy
Honolulu Advertiser - SANTA ANA, Calif. The racket made me sit up in bed. Every September, my childhood sleep would be interrupted by ripening walnuts hitting our wood-shingled roof. It sounded like bowling balls, as heavy nuts hit shingles, the startling sound

From Wallet To Waistline
Center for Science in Public Interest - WASHINGTON Americans who take advantage of larger sizes for just a few pennies more when eating out may be getting more calories than they bargain for, according to a new report by a coalition of health organizations. The report found that the food

A Hole-in-One at Custom House: New director enjoys shore and golf
New London Day - It's as if he has erased them. As if they never did exist. In all the tens of thousands of newspaper stories written over the past 20 years, they have never been more than names, ages, hometowns his victims. Nothing about their loves, their hates

Strict Blood Sugar Control Cuts
Heart Info - WEDNESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- A 20-year study of people with

The Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center: your gateway to healing and
NewsTarget - Across the United States, and in other countries of the world, there is increasing awareness in the minds of individuals who recognize they need to do something to heal themselves. These individuals may realize they are living an unhealthy lifestyle

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Diabetes Mellitus - Eye exam a big part of diabetes detection


Eye exam a big part of diabetes detection
News Democrat & Leader - Dec 20 10:19 AM
(NAPSA)-As U.S. waistlines expand, so does the number of people diagnosed with diabetes. In fact, more than 17 million people have diabetes and one-third do not know they have it.Save to My Web

Stem cell bond clears Senate but faces new hurdles
The Star-Ledger - Dec 16 12:43 PM
With surprisingly little debate, the Senate yesterday approved a measure that would ask New Jersey voters to let the state borrow $350 million for stem cell research.Save to My Web

Diabetes Link to Liver Disease
ABC News - Dec 20 9:28 AM
Most patients with diabetes know that they have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, but few realize that their diabetes is also raising their risk of having both liver disease and liver cancer.Save to My Web

Chugai Pharmaceutical Now Features Disease Information Website in Japanese
Japan Corporate News - Dec 19 8:40 AM
Tokyo (JCN) Dec 19, 2005 - Chugai Pharmaceutical announced on December 19 that it has opened Health Kiosk, a Japanese-language disease information website for the public, on its official homepage.Save to My Web

Kenneth O. Martin
Chicago Tribune - Dec 20 3:42 AM
As senior vice president and regional manager for Harris Bank, Kenneth O. "Ken" Martin was known for his innate ability to organize and handle multiple projects at one time.Save to My Web

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Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Bernadine Healy, M.D.: Why our kids are fat (Diabetes Mellitus)


Bernadine Healy, M.D.: Why our kids are fat
US News - in addressing an epidemic of obesity in children that has led to a doubling of

New Discovery May Improve Treatment Of Neurodegenerative Diseases And
Medical News Today - Proteins are large molecular chains that move around cells carrying vital information on the activity of the organism. also produces the pancreatic malfunctions that cause

Article: Prevent
Daily Mail - Prevent

UPDATE 1-Europe studies eye problem link to
Reuters - The European Medicines Agency said rare episodes of macular oedema, or swelling of the back of the eye, had been reported with GlaxoSmithKline Plc's (: , , ) Avandia and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd's (: , , ) Actos. helping people with

Too much sugar raises
ABCNEWS.com - is associated with a higher risk of

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Collectively, the Value of the Cell-Based Markets is Estimated to (Diabetes Mellitus)


Collectively, the Value of the Cell-Based Markets is Estimated to
Business Wire (press release), CA - Dec 15, 2005 Other applications include cardiac disorders (myocardial infarction and heart failure), diabetes mellitus, diseases of bones and joints, genetic disorders, and

Insulin Levels And Resistance Linked To Risk Of Pancreatic Cancer
Science Daily (press release) - Dec 19, 2005 Based on the findings from several retrospective and prospective observational studies, type 2 diabetes mellitus and glucose intolerance are fairly consistent

Health and Science News Roundup
Monsters and Critics.com, UK - Dec 15, 2005 The proportion of seniors diagnosed with pneumonia and a chronic cardiac disease, chronic pulmonary disease, or diabetes mellitus, increased from 66 percent in

Midland ignores public health?
The Saginaw News, MI - 21 hours ago leukemia, multiple myeloma, peripheral neuropathy, Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, prostate cancer, diabetes mellitus, reproductive problems

Anaclim, LLC and Therapeutics Research Assistance Consortium
Genetic Engineering News, NY - Dec 19, 2005 Paradoxically, many common diseases such as: diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure, AIDS, stroke, prostate cancer, and many other illnesses are over

Generex Biotechnology VP for Medical Affairs to Make Presentation
Market Wire (press release) - Dec 15, 2005 Bernstein's presentation, entitled "Buccal Delivery of Insulin for the Prevention of Micro- and Macrovasculat Complications of Diabetes Mellitus," is scheduled

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Diabetes Mellitus - Fast STATS


Fast STATS
RedNova - Dec 20 6:11 AM
By Anonymous 21 million or 7 percent of the U.S. is the Number of Americans affected by diabetes. 6 million of those people do not know they have the disease. 41 million people are estimated to have prediabetes that increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

Decision Resources Forecasts the Five Drugs That Will Achieve Blockbuster Status During the Next Decade
RedNova - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec.Save to My Web

Police: Teen girl sexually assaulted
Evening Sun - Dec 16 9:50 AM
A Gettysburg man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. Jason A. Dewees, 20, of 401 Belmont Road, is charged with two counts of statutory sexual assault and one count each of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and corruption of minors.Save to My Web

Good times or bad, material specifiers keep choosing plastics
Modern Plastics - Dec 19 11:14 AM
The four markets we consider here-building and construction, automotive, medical, and packaging-account for more than 60% of global plastics consumption. Despite tough times in many regions for the automotive and building markets, the use of plastics continues to climb.Save to My Web

Generex Biotechnology VP for Medical Affairs to Make Presentation at International Symposium
[Press Release] Market Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 15 6:00 AM
Generex Biotechnology Corporation, a leader in the area of buccal drug delivery, announced today that Dr. Gerald Bernstein, a Director of the Company and its Vice-President for Medical Affairs, will be making a presentation at The 8th US - Japan Symposium on Drug Delivery Systems taking place in Lahaina, Hawaii from December 18 - 23, 2005.Save to My Web

FDA lifts clinical hold on ViaCell trial
Mass High Tech - Dec 19 7:37 AM
The Food and Drug Administration has lifted its clinical hold on the ViaCell Inc.s Phase 1 study evaluating CB001, an investigational cord blood stem cell product for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in patients affected by a variety of cancers.Save to My Web

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Monday, December 19, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus - Metabolism products


Metabolism products
Pharmalicensing - Pharmaceuticals Medical Licensing need: Metabolism products We are looking to in-license metabolism products with the following indications: Primary indications: -

Rosiglitazone Therapy of Posttransplant
Transplantation - PDF (468 K) Rosiglitazone Therapy of Posttransplant

Fatty fish from the Baltic may increase risk of type 2
Fishupdate.com - A Swedish study into the correlation between fatty fish from the Baltic and type 2

HEALTH MAGAZINE: Halting a 'silent killer: Edisto Savannah Public Health District nationally certified in diab
The Times and Democrat - But thats not the end of the story.November is National

CMC Vellore joins stem cell research
Express India - in regenerating damaged cardiac muscle and treatment of

New study suggests link between exposure to environmental pollutants and type 2
World Wildlife Foundation - POPs are by-products of industrial and agricultural processes and are widespread in the environment. between exposure to environmental pollutants and type 2

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Diabetes Mellitus - 'Super Flu' Fears Grip World


'Super Flu' Fears Grip World
AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 8:53 AM
What a difference a year makes ... or not. We head into 2006 the same way we began 2005: Worried about flu and not enough vaccine.Save to My Web

Roche And SystemsX Collaborate In Diabetes Research
Medical News Today - Dec 19 4:18 PM
Roche and the Competence Center for Systems Physiology and Metabolic Diseases (CC-SPMD) of SystemsX, the Swiss Initiative in Systems Biology, today announced a three-year research partnership.Save to My Web

Tri-State Neighbor
Tri-State Neighbor - Dec 15 9:47 AM
Americas population is a highly varied mix of different demographic segments - from tweens, kids that are 8 to 12 years of age, and Gen Xers, the generation born between 1965 and 1975, to a growing ethnic population, and the well-known baby boomers, those now 50 to 60 years old who were born during the decade following World War II.Save to My Web

Jolley: Top 10 Food Trends For The New Year
CattleNetwork.com - Dec 17 6:40 AM
1. Gift cards These are a very close and lucrative first cousin to credit and debit cards. McDonalds jumped on gift cards as a Christmas present in lieu of their usual $5 gift coupons.Save to My Web

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New


New
Riverside Press Enterprise - The drug muraglitazar, developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Merck & Co. to be sold under the name Pargluva, was endorsed by a Food and Drug Administration panel last month. LINDSEY TANNER / AP Medical Writer CHICAGO A new

Animas shares rise on acquisition by J&J
AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer - NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Shares of insulin pump maker Animas Corp. to capitalize on the growing demand for

Clnica Tepeyac helps uninsured
Rocky Mountain News - It provides preventive screenings, immunizations, physicals, and

Cyclacel and Xcyte combine to form international biopharmaceutical company
InPharm.com - The transaction is structured as an acquisition by Xcyte of all of the capital stock of Cyclacel. inhibitor in Phase II trials for the

Bristol-Myers sees 2007 growth despite key setback
Reuters - Lamberto Andreotti, president of worldwide pharmaceuticals, said the company has ruled out a launch in 2006 or 2007 for the

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Sunday, December 18, 2005

Depomed, Biovail end (Diabetes Mellitus)


Depomed, Biovail end
San Jose Business Journal - Depomed Inc. ended its legal fight with Biovail Corp. on Tuesday after the companies worked out a joint marketing deal for a

Diabetics gaining a friend
Las Vegas Sun - By Michelle Swafford Las Vegas Sun Know your

UPDATE 1-Biovail launches Glumetza in Canada
Reuters - Quote, Profile, Research) said on Tuesday it had launched Glumetza to treat Type 2

Dr. Gott
Reporter-Times -

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Diabetes Mellitus - Governors to tackle U.S. obesity problem


Governors to tackle U.S. obesity problem
The Arizona Republic - Dec 13 10:01 PM
Arizona, like the rest of America, is fat and unhealthy, mired in an obesity epidemic that often gets swallowed up by other headline-grabbing issues.Save to My Web

Health Business
UPI - Dec 16 2:20 PM
Merck as comeback kid? Wall Street reacts WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- A greater emphasis on technology to cut drug development times and a focus on under-treated diseases are key components of Merck's comeback plan unveiled earlier this week, but some Wall Street analysts seem guarded about the company's aggressive optimism for the future.Save to My Web

SIUC student develops diabetes injector device
Southern Illinoisan - Dec 17 10:28 PM
When his older brother found him that morning, Tim Ditch was already shaking, incoherent and on the verge of slipping into a diabetic coma. Andy Ditch knew he needed to raise his brother's blood sugar level, and fast. The quickest way to do that was to inject him with a syringe containing glucagon.Save to My Web

Insulin levels and resistance linked to risk of pancreatic cancer
EurekAlert! - Dec 13 1:28 PM
Higher insulin concentrations and insulin resistance are associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer in men, according to a study in the December 14 issue of JAMA.Save to My Web

High Insulin Levels Linked to Pancreatic Cancer
HealthCentral.com - Dec 14 1:44 AM
TUESDAY, Dec. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Elevated blood levels of insulin do more than increase diabetes risk, they may also increase odds for pancreatic cancer.Save to My Web

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Diabetes Mellitus - Breastfeeding may reduce mothers'


Breastfeeding may reduce mothers'
ABCNEWS.com - breastfeed longer have a lower risk of developing type 2

Fiber in
Reuters - 000 men and women concluded that more fiber in the

NYC will start keeping a list of residents with
STLtoday.com - NEW YORK New York adopted on Wednesday a health code regulation that will make it the first American city to keep track of people with

Pinoy model asks people to go veggie for the holidays and beyond
Sun Star Network -

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Saturday, December 17, 2005

Clinical and Genetic Risk (Diabetes Mellitus) Factors for Posttransplant


Clinical and Genetic Risk Factors for Posttransplant
Transplantation - Genetic Risk Factors for Posttransplant

HEALTH MAGAZINE: Halting a 'silent killer: Edisto Savannah Public Health District nationally certified in diab
The Times and Democrat - But thats not the end of the story.November is National

Activity levels low after gestational
ABCNEWS.com - This is strongly related to levels of social support and self-confidence, according to results of an Australian study published in current issue of

Type 2
Medical Breakthroughs - Reported December 1, 2005 Type 2

Oral antidiabetic
Pharmalicensing - All these activities are accompanied with good tolerability and ease of use, and a reduced risk of hyperlactacidemia. is for non insulin dependent

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Diabetes Mellitus - City man dies in Maryville dorm


City man dies in Maryville dorm
News-Leader.com, MO - 13 hours ago "We expect natural causes of some type, but we don Bussey, who took medication to control diabetes and asthma discovered him on Thursday, shortly before 1 pm, in

Eli Lilly ups manufacturing capacity for 2006
In-PharmaTechnologist.com, France - Dec 14, 2005 Inhaled insulin is Lilly's lead project, which also includes an oral DPP-IV inhibitor for type 2 diabetes currently in Phase 1; naveglitazar, an oral PPAR alpha

Grow Your Own
Scientific American - Dec 11, 2005 In type 1 diabetes, the beta cells essentially die off, victims of a ferocious autoimmune reaction. But in the late 1970s autopsies

Diabetes: Just As Deadly As Ever
NewsBlaze (press release), CA - Dec 14, 2005 Type 2 diabetes is almost entirely preventable. As medical care goes, testing for diabetes is not expensive. com, Amazon.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-431

'Finding The Cure' CD
KXAN-TV, TX - Dec 15, 2005 "This is my glucometer, and I've had diabetes since I was 14-months-old," Type 1 Diabetic Charlotte Hanna said. "It's kind of a

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Friday, December 16, 2005

The Gene That Helps You Burn Fat Away (Diabetes Mellitus)


The Gene That Helps You Burn Fat Away
7Online.com, NY - Dec 14, 2005 detrimental.". Without exercise, the rats on the high fat diet show less activity in the gene, and early signs of diabetes. With

Taking healthy fight to Finnish
BBC News, UK - Dec 13, 2005 diabetes or osteoporosis. These diseases cannot be cured, so the emphasis has to be on prevention. In Finland this was done by changing the national diet.

Woman shares story of losing weight, overcoming diabetes
Rock River Times, IL - Dec 14, 2005 Darlene West shocked her doctors by losing weight, lowering her blood sugar and eventually becoming diabetes-free, without any sort of commercial diet plan.

UACCH TO HOST INTERACTIVE TV DIABETES SUPPPORT GROUP MEETING
UACCH News, AR - Dec 12, 2005 of Arkansas Community College at Hope will host a special Diabetes Support Group present a challenge to a diabetic on many levels including diet, stress, and

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Bright spot: Seeking diabetes cure, helping patients


Bright spot: Seeking diabetes cure, helping patients
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, NY - Dec 12, 2005 Foundation's single mission. If your child is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, you can be consumed by fear, confusion, concern. I know: My

Mentally ill risk getting poor diabetes care
Leading The Charge, Australia - Dec 14, 2005 By Anne Harding 1 hour, 34 minutes ago. Diabetes is one of several medical conditions that patients with US population is thought to have some type of mental

New Sleeping Pills Are Effective, But None Stands Out as the Best
SeniorJournal.com, TX - 9 hours ago April 1, 2003 - Exploding many common myths that medical conditions, from arthritis to diabetes, heart and effective for patients with one type of insomnia

We can cheat the future
Brownsville Herald, TX United States - Dec 10, 2005 About one in every 400 to 600 children and adolescents has type 1 diabetes and more are developing type 2 diabetes before they are adults.

Dietary update on diabetes care
Irish Medical Times, Ireland - Dec 14, 2005 made. Many studies have shown that tight control of diabetes reduces the risk of complications in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Good

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Roche and SystemsX collaborate in diabetes research (Diabetes Mellitus)


Roche and SystemsX collaborate in diabetes research
Nieuwsbank (persbericht), Netherlands - Dec 13, 2005 from Roche and the CC-SPMD will participate in a joint research project entitled "Systems biology of the beta cell-application to type 2 diabetes progression".

New Diabetic Supplement Creates Excitement among Physicians and
Genetic Engineering News, NY - Dec 13, 2005 and can even reduce fat gain associated with a variety of diabetes medications lipoic acid on HbA1c, lipid levels, and blood pressure in type 2 diabetics, using

Merck Unveils Plan to Reclaim Leadership Position
Biotech Intelligence (press release), France - 22 hours ago FDA filings: JANUVIA (the proposed trademark for the compound known as MK-431), a novel mechanism for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes; vorinostat (the generic

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase 2b Clinical Trial
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Dec 13, 2005 Arena also has an active collaboration with Ortho-McNeil, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

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Diabetes Mellitus - Stairway to Heaven


Stairway to Heaven
Houston Press - Dec 14 10:09 AM
This past year has easily been the weakest of the three since we started stealing Greil Marcus's method of scoring rock and roll deaths.Save to My Web

For People With Diabetes, the Most Expensive Medication Could Be the One Not Taken
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 13 11:28 AM
Through a pilot study of members with diabetes, CIGNA Pharmacy Management proved the importance of taking medications according to nationally established clinical guidelines. The participants in the New York Tri-State area pilot, who took their medications appropriately, lowered their blood sugar levels and had 13 percent fewer emergency room visits and 18 percent fewer hospitalizations than in Save to My Web

What's new in the other general journals
British Medical Journal - Dec 15 3:30 PM
Between 1979 and 1998, 2160 residents of Olmsted County, Minnesota, had their first heart attack. In the month afterwards, 2.3% of them also had a stroke. That's a stroke rate of 22.6 per 1000 person-months, 44 times higher than the expected rate for residents of Olmsted County.Save to My Web

Woman died in medical trial
Yorkshire Post - Dec 13 12:12 AM
Lucy Harvey A 69-YEAR-OLD Sheffield woman developed severe mental health problems after taking part in trials of a cannabis-based treatment and died five months later, an inquest heard.Save to My Web

This article
British Medical Journal - Dec 15 3:33 PM
Posted as supplied by author. w1 Codman EA (ed) Tendinitis of the short rotators in The Shoulder: Rupture of the supraspinatus tendon and other lesions in or about the subacromial bursa. Boston, MA, Thomas Todd and Co, 1934.Save to My Web

Merck Chief Clark, After Cost Cuts, Needs Purchases (Update1)
Bloomberg.com - Dec 14 11:54 PM
Dec. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Merck & Co. has little history of making acquisitions. The embattled drugmaker should start now, investors say. Merck Chief Executive Officer Richard Clark is preparing to cut $4 billion in costs by eliminating 7,000 jobs and closing five plants.Save to My Web

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Thursday, December 15, 2005

Heart attack claims Pryor (Diabetes Mellitus)


Heart attack claims Pryor
myDNA.com, TX - Dec 13, 2005 Diabetes mellitus: Even when glucose levels are under control, diabetes increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. The risks

Health and Science News Roundup
Monsters and Critics.com, UK - 8 hours ago The proportion of seniors diagnosed with pneumonia and a chronic cardiac disease, chronic pulmonary disease, or diabetes mellitus, increased from 66 percent in

Depomed, Biovail Revise Partnership Agreement for Development
Genetic Engineering News, NY - Dec 13, 2005 Glumetza(tm) is a once-daily extended-release formulation of metformin HCl and is intended to control diabetes mellitus, a condition characterized by high

What is growth hormone used for?
Malaysia Star, Malaysia - Dec 10, 2005 Therefore, hormone levels and functions are important aspects of health. The lack or absence of insulin leads to diabetes mellitus.

Diabetes study confirms success of acupuncture treatment
Newstarget.com, Taiwan - Dec 14, 2005 "Clinical and Experimental Study in Treating Diabetes Mellitus by Acupuncture IN UAE" will be presented next year in Beijing to more than thousand delegates

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Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Scientists herald gain in battle against pain


Scientists herald gain in battle against pain
Hamilton Spectator (subscription), Canada - 4 hours ago could eventually spell relief for thousands of people for whom there is no treatment. an injury or illnesses such as cancer, HIV-AIDS or diabetes which causes

PLAVIX (clopidogrel bisulfate) Recommended as Effective
PharmaLive.com (press release), PA - Dec 13, 2005 Sheehan, Director, Diabetes Foot and Ankle Center, Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, New York, NY*. "An effective treatment recommended in the

Czech Republic spends less on psychiatry than other EU states
Prague Daily Monitor, Czech Republic - 3 hours ago for example, lowers the labour productivity more than diabetes or stomach They require a cost-consuming treatment of accompanying diseases and sometimes, in

Point Therapeutics Announces Positive Interim Results at American
Genetic Engineering News, NY - Dec 12, 2005 other DPP inhibitors in preclinical development--PT-630 for type 2 diabetes, and PT and the potential of talabostat to become an important treatment for chronic

This is frostbite weather
Baker City Herald, OR - 16 hours ago the frostbite was probably not severe, and no further treatment, other than contribute to frostbite include drinking alcohol or smoking, and diabetes, all of

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City of Chicago Committee on Health Raises Awareness of Kidney (Diabetes Mellitus)


City of Chicago Committee on Health Raises Awareness of Kidney
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Dec 12, 2005 disease prevention, then a private area for individual diabetes, hypertension and an educational program to discuss the role of exercise, diet and medication

Study: Fructose May 'Speed The Process' Of Becoming Obese
The Common Voice, SC - Dec 11, 2005 by a low-carb diet according to a recent study). Metabolic syndrome currently afflicts one in four Americans and is the primary precursor to type 2 diabetes.

Taking healthy fight to Finnish
BBC News, UK - 23 hours ago diabetes or osteoporosis. These diseases cannot be cured, so the emphasis has to be on prevention. In Finland this was done by changing the national diet.

BERRY SHARES DETAILS OF HER DIABETIC COMA: Actress talks about
Eurweb.com, CA - 6 hours ago London s Daily Mail newspaper about the moment her Type 2 diabetes reared its After receiving her diagnosis, doctors told her to change her diet and start a

Obesity v/s diet & exercise
Central Chronicle, India - Dec 9, 2005 One in five individuals is likely to be Obese and could suffer from diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiac ailments, arthritis and other co-morbid

Diabetes Mellitus

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

'Double Diabetes' Poses (Diabetes Mellitus) Double Threat


'Double Diabetes' Poses Double Threat
ABCNEWS.com - MundellHealthDay Reporter Nov. 21 - Type 2 Diabetes: Is It More Than Just Blood Sugar? Approaches to Treating Type 2 Diabetes Understanding the Link Between Hypertension and Diabetes MONDAY, Nov.

Test will try to fend off type 1 diabetes
Seattle Times - Seattle researchers will soon begin testing a way to stave off diabetes by tripping up the immune system with the help of mouse cells. effort to see if they can stop type 1 diabetes or at least delay its progression by derailing for the more-common type 2 diabetes, which usually begins in adulthood

Science panel tells industry to stop marketing junk food to kids
SignOn San Diego - and adolescents from ages 6 through 19, raising their risk of risks of type 2 diabetes and a range of other diseases.

Study: Nursing May Prevent Moms' Diabetes
ABCNEWS.com - By LINDSEY TANNER The Associated Press CHICAGO - Breast-feeding is thought to protect babies from developing diabetes. Now research suggests it might even help keep their mothers from getting the disease, too. During the study, 6,277 participants developed type 2 diabetes. Women who breast-fed for at least one less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who never breast

Tampa-St. Petersburg's Diabetes Health May be in Jeopardy: Nearly 70% of Type 2 Diabetics in a Study Missed Bl
PR Newswire via Yahoo! - Monday December 12, 10:24 am ET Tampa and St. Petersburg Launch 'Diabetes Control Week' and Offers Free Testing to Address Public Health Issue TAMPA, Fla., Dec. in Florida are diagnosed with diabetes. Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes, accounts for 90 to help people with type 2 diabetes manage their condition, this Report

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Monday, December 12, 2005

Teens with Diabetes May Face Future Bone Frailty


Teens with Diabetes May Face Future Bone Frailty
PakTribune.com, Pakistan - Dec 8, 2005 However, recent observations "suggest that children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus are at risk for decreased bone mass," Moyer-Mileur of the

Health Canada approves Pfizer's Lipitor(R) to reduce risk of heart
Biotech Intelligence (press release), France - Dec 6, 2005 therapy Lipitor(R) (atorvastatin calcium) for the reduction of the risk of heart attack and stroke for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension

TAKEDA UK LTD RECOGNISED IN PRESTIGIOUS PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
ITNews, Italy - Dec 7, 2005 Takeda developed the first thiazolidinedione in the class, a compound that targets insulin resistance, a fundamental trigger of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Liptor OK'd for diabetics
Globe and Mail, Canada - Dec 6, 2005 The drug is used to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension who do not have clinically evident

Pneumonia Soaring Among Seniors
Newsinferno.com, NY - Dec 8, 2005 of patients who were hospitalized with pneumonia, and also had diagnoses of cardiac disease, chronic pulmonary disease, or diabetes mellitus increased from 66

THE NEED FOR A MORE STRINGENT LDL-C GOAL IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES
The Journal of Pharmacy Technology - Dec 7, 2005 OBJECTIVE: To review relevant literature supporting the need for intensive lipid management in patients with diabetes mellitus.

Diabetes Mellitus

Sunday, December 11, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus - Spherix gets green light for Phase III trial


Spherix gets green light for Phase III trial
Biz Journals - Spherix has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to conduct a Phase III clinical trial of its diabetes treatment. active investigational new drug for diabetes treatment is a major step for

Rosiglitazone lowers insulin resistance in nondiabetics
National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Rosiglitazone treatment results in an increase in insulin sensitivity in nondiabetic insulin- resistant individuals, researchers report in the August issue of Diabetes. resistance to frank diabetes could be prevented by such treatment of nondiabetic, insulin

Health Highlights: Dec. 6, 2005
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - Health Highlights: Dec. 6, 2005 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: U.S. uses, including treatment of AIDS, cancer, Crohn's disease, dermatitis, diaper rash, diabetes, ear ache Early Detection, Treatment Emphasized for Peripheral Artery Disease New

Reservation takes serious look at diabetes
SignOn San Diego - By Cheryl Walker UNION-TRIBUNE COMMUNITY NEWS WRITER November 12, 2005 RINCON INDIAN RESERVATION One of the major medical problems American Indians face is diabetes. will focus on treatment, increasing literacy, understanding and comprehension of diabetes and looking at

Lilly sees '06 profit topping Wall St. forecasts
Reuters - sales of its Zyprexa schizophrenia treatment, sending shares higher Forteo for osteoporosis, Xigris for sepsis bloodstream infections, Alimta for cancer and Byetta for diabetes.

Stem cell study finds bank feasible
Monsters and Critics - The researchers from Addenbrooke's hospital, Cambridge, have studied the number of human embryonic stem cell (hESC) lines that are needed to create a functional storage bank for human stem cell research and treatment. used in the treatment of a wide range of conditions such as diabetes, neurodegenerative disorders, including

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Saturday, December 10, 2005

USDA food pyramid (Diabetes Mellitus) debuts in Spanish


USDA food pyramid debuts in Spanish
Houston Chronicle - to increase awareness of the importance of diet and exercise in reducing diabetes. Its members use the food pyramid as

Cinnamon effect on blood sugar, cholesterol needs study
Arizona Republic - cinnamon may delay the onset of type II diabetes and help regulate blood-sugar levels of existing type that adding cinnamon to your diet will change the dose of medication

High carb diet may up blood pressure in diabetics
Reuters - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients with type 2 diabetes, 14 weeks of a high-carbohydrate diet modestly raises blood pressure compared to a diet high in monounsaturated fat, new study findings indicate.

OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OSIP) Announces Positive Results From A Phase IIa Clinical Trial With Its DPIV Inhi
BioSpace - on the discovery and development of diabetes and obesity therapeutics, reported positive preliminary with type 2 diabetes that had been previously treated with diet or oral anti

Life Expectancy In Russia On The Decline: World Bank
Noticias.Info - Injuries in the Russian Federation.' Poor diet and alcohol consumption have long blighted diseases including heart disease and diabetes will cost Russia roughly $11.1 billion

High-sugar Diet Pushing Some Latino Kids Toward Type 2 Diabetes
American Diabetes Association - (HealthNewsDigest.com).. LOS ANGELES (Nov. incidence of pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes in overweight teens development of diabetes in this vulnerable population. If left untreated, overweight and poor diet among these

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Friday, December 09, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus - Breaking News from The Globe and Mail


Breaking News from The Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail - Dec 06 6:48 AM
KIRKLAND, Que. Health Canada has approved global drug giant Pfizer Inc.'s cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor for use in Canada.Save to My Web

TolerRx Initiates Three Clinical Trials in Autoimmune Indications
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 07 5:00 AM
TolerRx, Inc. announced today the initiation of three new clinical trials: a follow-on study of its lead product, TRX4, in subjects with Type 1 Diabetes; a Phase Ib study of TRX4 in subjects with moderate to severe psoriasis; and a Phase Ib study of TRX1, which is being developed in collaboration with Genentech, Inc., in subjects with refractory Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus .Save to My Web

Marital Stress Linked with Slower Wound Healing
Kansas City InfoZine - Dec 05 7:54 PM
Married couples who had higher levels of hostile behaviors had slower healing times of blister wounds, possibly because of the corresponding change in the level of proinflammatory proteins in the blood.Save to My Web

Clinical Trials Update: Dec. 6, 2005
HealthDay via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 9:02 AM
(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of CenterWatch:Save to My Web

Pneumonia Hospitalization Rates On The Rise For Older Adults
Science Daily - Dec 07 3:02 PM
Hospitalization rates for pneumonia have increased substantially for US adults 65 to 84 years of age, according to a study in the December 7 issue of JAMA.Save to My Web

Pharmaceutical Flight Support
Aviation Now - Dec 08 10:49 AM
By Patrick R. Veillette, Ph.D. I could tell by the grim tone of the caller that something bad had happened. My favorite airplane, a D-Day veteran DC-3 now hauling smoke jumpers, had just suffered some major damage and two friends had been at the controls.Save to My Web

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Thursday, December 08, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus - TV Ads Push Junk Food, Harm Kids' Diets: Report


TV Ads Push Junk Food, Harm Kids' Diets: Report
RedNova - Dec 07 7:03 AM
By Susan HeaveyWASHINGTON -- Most food and drink advertising to children promotes unhealthy choices and can lead to poor diets, experts said on Tuesday in a report recommending that the government step in if the industry doesn't act."There is strong evidence that television advertising influences the diets of children.Save to My Web

AHA: Fenofibrate may lower risk of MI but not death for diabetics
Medical Post Online - Dec 05 7:05 PM
DALLAS | Fenofibrate is associated with lower risks for non-fatal heart attacks and revascularization procedures but does not reduce death rates in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a multicentre study.Save to My Web

Quick Start Weight Loss DVDs Help Establish Good Habits & Raise Self-Esteem
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 06 9:09 AM
Losing weight and finding time to exercise can seem like an impossible challenge, especially when juggling a busy home and work life.Save to My Web

Depomed Names Jeff P. Miller Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance
[Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 06 5:00 AM
MENLO PARK, Calif.----Dec. 6, 2005--Depomed, Inc. announced today that Jeff P. Miller has joined the company as vice president, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Mr. Miller joins Depomed with 25 years of regulatory and compliance experience in large and start up pharmaceutical firms and has been employed as a consultant to Depomed for the past 1.5 years.Save to My Web

Health Stocks in Motion
TheStreet.com - Dec 06 12:03 PM
Spherix shares more than double after the company's diabetes drug is cleared for late-stage trials.Save to My Web

Hospital care dips based on race of clientele
Kansas City Star - Dec 06 8:48 AM
Heart attack patients of all races average significantly higher death rates in hospitals that treat a disproportionate share of African-Americans, according to a new study.Save to My Web

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Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus - Oxford study reveals the burden bad eating habits place on UK


Oxford study reveals the burden bad eating habits place on UK
Newstarget.com, Taiwan - 5 hours ago Diet is not responsible for all cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, which account for 28 per cent of health service costs or a total 18 billion in

Expert stresses on balance, variety in nutrition
Ludhiana Newsline, India - 8 hours ago He said genetics, diet and nutritional status, physical exercise, environmental immunity that may benefit from multinutrients are diabetes, tuberculosis, HIV

Can we in Wales, the greed capital, now ignore the war on fat?
ic Wales, United Kingdom - Dec 7, 2005 of Glamorgan, has continued his tour teaching children balanced diet basics. is even evidence young Welsh children are developing Type 2 diabetes - a condition

The Latest USDA Guidelines
Kansas City infoZine, MO - Dec 4, 2005 overweight and obesity have become, increasing the risk of diabetes, cancer and To incorporate the new recommendations into your diet, the Dietary Guidelines

Better Health Care For Bahamians
The Bahama Journal, Bahamas - Dec 6, 2005 the Pan American Health Organization, diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, myocardial infarction treatable with a sensible combination of diet, exercise and

TODAY ON PHARMALIVE.COM
PharmaLive.com (press release), PA - 18 hours ago People with diabetes cannot adequately control their blood sugars without proper treatment which may include diet and exercise, various oral medications and/or

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Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Coffee or Tea May Reduce Risk


Coffee or Tea May Reduce Risk
CNN - 20 hours ago studies have shown that coffee and tea have antioxidant properties and that coffee may influence insulin sensitivity and reduce the risk for type-2 diabetes.

Syndrome greatly increases risk of artery disease
Globe and Mail, Canada - Dec 6, 2005 Together, these three conditions contribute to an increased risk of heart disease, and the syndrome is particularly seen in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

Investigation continues into weekend crash that killed deputy and
WHEC-TV, NY - Dec 5, 2005 Miner's family confirms to NEWS 10NBC that she did have Type 2 diabetes. O'Flynn says witnesses saw Miner get on the highway from

Enter a Category
New York Newsday, NY - Dec 5, 2005 He asked how many had type 2 diabetes (about half) and how many had type 1, the kind that mostly strikes young people (almost as many).

Not on tree, on tray; sugar-free sweets, a treat for diabetics
Akron Beacon Journal, OH - 2 hours ago Obesity and related diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes -- in the past considered adult afflictions -- are affecting a

Houston's Diabetes Health May be in Jeopardy: 70% of Type 2
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Dec 1, 2005 declaring the week of November 28 as "Diabetes Control Week" has been issued by Mayor Bill White, and free A1C testing for people with type 2 diabetes will be

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Monday, December 05, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus - Breast-feeding might protect moms against diabetes


Breast-feeding might protect moms against diabetes
Miami Herald - Dec 06 12:25 AM
Dr. Alison M. Stuebe suspected that something good was happening to her patients who breast-fed their children, something beyond the usual health benefits that have cropped up in the medical literature.Save to My Web

Diabetes may zap cognitive ability in middle age
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 01 11:27 AM
While several studies have demonstrated poorer cognitive function in older adults with type 2 diabetes compared to older adults without diabetes, a new study in the current issue of Neurology extends this association to middle-aged adults with diabetes.Save to My Web

Revealed: the skinny supermodel gene
Scotland on Sunday - Dec 03 5:32 PM
THEY may not be starving themselves on a lettuce diet after all. The real secret behind stick-thin supermodels and actresses has been revealed to be their mothers.Save to My Web

Too much sugar raises diabetes risk in Latino kids
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 30 10:26 AM
Overweight Latino children who eat lots of sugar and drink sugary drinks may show signs of poor beta cell function, which is associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, according to the results of a new study.Save to My Web

Mobile diabetes screening heads to Hinton
Hinton Parklander - Dec 05 8:52 AM
Hinton Parklander It may be time to check your blood sugar level when a new health initiative rolls into Hinton next week. The Mobile Diabetes Screening Initiative is coming to town Dec. 12-15 and residents are encouraged to make an appointment to be screened.Save to My Web

Health DIABETES MELLITUS Part I
The Ghanaian Chronicle - Dec 02 3:22 AM
By Emmanuel Kwesi Coomson, UGMS, Korle-Bu. | Posted: Friday, December 02, 2005 Diabetes is a disease that affects millions of people worldwide yearly.Save to My Web

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Sunday, December 04, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus - HUGIN NEWS/SENEXIS AND BIOFOCUS COLLABORATE TO SELECT DEVELOPMENT CANDIDATES FOR SENEXIS' ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE TARGETS


HUGIN NEWS/SENEXIS AND BIOFOCUS COLLABORATE TO SELECT DEVELOPMENT CANDIDATES FOR SENEXIS' ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE TARGETS
FinanzNachrichten - Dec 02 12:23 AM
Cambridge, UK, and Mechelen, Belgium, 2 December 2005 - Senexis Limited, a private drug development company, and Galapagos NV (Euronext&LSE: GLPG), a genomics based drug discovery company, announced today that they have expanded their collaboration to optimise Senexis' novel inhibitors of amyloid-induced toxicity and neuroinflammation for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.Save to My Web

MDRF researchers identify the gene causing diabetes in youth below 25 yrs
PharmaBiz - Dec 01 6:54 PM
A group of researchers has identified the polymorphism of gene resulting early stage type 2 diabetes in Indian youth below 25 years.Save to My Web

Lower risk of diabetes found among moms who breast-feed
San Jose Mercury News - Nov 28 7:12 PM
Breast-feeding is thought to protect babies from developing diabetes. Now, research suggests it might help keep their mothers from getting the disease, too.Save to My Web

Diabetes Type 2 - Cardiovascular safety determines the direction of PPAR agonist R&D
Medical News Today - Nov 28 4:08 PM
The two peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) gamma agonists pioglitazone and rosiglitazone approved for treatment of type 2 diabetes achieved combined 2004 global sales of US$ 3.96 bln shared between Takeda & Eli Lilly (52 %) and GlaxoSmithKline (48 %). Companies with next generation dual PPAR gamma and alpha agonists lead by BMS with muraglitazar are prevented from entering this Save to My Web

Lynette blames bad luck, genes
Sydney Morning Herald - Dec 03 4:49 AM
Diabetes runs in the family for Lynette Dudley. -Save to My Web

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Friday, December 02, 2005

AUTO INDUSTRY REPORT: (Diabetes Mellitus) Honda recalls Civics


AUTO INDUSTRY REPORT: Honda recalls Civics
The Detroit Free Press - for clinical trials of a promising new treatment for diabetes. Today, DaimlerChrysler AG Iacocca, who retired his campaign to find a cure for diabetes. Chrysler paid Iacocca $1.5

UPDATE 2-Biovail launches diabetes drug in Canada
Reuters - UPDATE 2-Biovail launches diabetes drug in Canada Tue Nov 29, 2005 02:53 PM ET (Adds Metformin is the leading treatment for Type 2 diabetes. Biovail shares rose

Vitamin A compound heals diabetic foot ulcers
ABCNEWS.com - By Graciela Flores NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A vitamin A compound commonly used to treat acne improves the healing of foot ulcers in patients with diabetes, researchers report in this month's issue of the Archives of Dermatology. to 4 weeks of daily treatment with topical 0.05 percent tretinoin solution

Perlecan begins phase-I trials on obesity drug
Hindu Business Line - trials of its new drug candidate for treatment of obesity 'DRL-11605' in Canada developed for the treatment of obesity with or without accompanying diabetes and lipid disorders

Website shows how health clinics measure up
Star Tribune - Ever wonder which medical clinic is best at controlling blood pressure? Managing diabetes? When all you've got in front of you is a fat manual that lists every health-care provider your insurer covers, the choices can be bewildering. average in its treatment of depression, high blood pressure, diabetes and other ongoing

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Thursday, December 01, 2005

HERBAL PHARMACY | JOE AND TERESA GRAEDON: Vinegar, cinnamon lower blood sugar (Diabetes Mellitus)


HERBAL PHARMACY | JOE AND TERESA GRAEDON: Vinegar, cinnamon lower blood sugar
The Charlotte Observer - Nov 25 4:18 AM
Q. I suffer with type 2 diabetes. My doctor prescribed Glucotrol for my blood sugar. It helped to a degree, but I have found that by adding apple cider vinegar and cinnamon to a careful diet, I can control my blood sugar even better. Is there any data showing that these natural remedies work?Save to My Web

The Other Disease Plaguing Asia
BusinessWeek Online via Yahoo! News - Nov 30 5:13 AM
In Asia, the big health scare is avian flu. Almost every day reports appear about new outbreaks in Vietnam, Indonesia, and China. As flu season approaches and people worry about whether the virus will mutate into one that spreads from person to person, governments are announcing plans to produce their own versions of flu treatment Tamiflu in case a pandemic hits.Save to My Web

Beta Cell Transplant Shows Promise in Curing Diabetes
Voice of America - Nov 30 3:31 PM
Researchers say they have developed a new method of transplanting insulin-making beta cells that has the potential to cure people with type 1 diabetes.Save to My Web

News from Reuters
The Globe and Mail - Nov 29 8:54 AM
TORONTO (Reuters) - To try to woo shareholders away from Barrick Gold Corp.'s hostile takeover bid, Placer Dome Inc. rushed out positive exploration results on Tuesday from its Bald Mountain mine in Nevada.Save to My Web

Alzheimer's could be new form of diabetes
DeHavilland - Nov 30 4:46 AM
Alzheimer's disease could be a new form of diabetes, a new US study has claimed. Researchers from Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School found insulin levels in the brain of Alzheimer's sufferers declined gradually as the disease became more severe, suggesting it was linked to diabetes.Save to My Web

Management is key for diabetics
Oakland Press - Nov 28 3:16 AM
A 2005 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 1.5 million new cases of diabetes have been diagnosed in people 20 and older.Save to My Web

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